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'My bikini still fits!'

DEFINITION: n. A person in deep denial who crams into their old clothing which is now somewhat unflattering, and perhaps several sizes too small. v. To wear clothing from your "younger days" just to prove that you still got it.

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Ouchfit

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ouchfit

Sentence: When Carl broke out an old outfit in honor of his class reunion he discovered that it had become an ouchfit. It was not only uncomfortable to wear it hurt his wife. She laughed so hard she pulled muscles. Even the dog was snickering.

Etymology: ouch (used to express pain) + outfit (a set of clothes worn together, typically for a particular occasion or purpose)

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Crammedma

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: crammed/ma

Sentence: Her crammedma and crammeddad came to visit both wearing clothes several sizes too small.

Etymology: cram + Grandma

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Bikinitini

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: beek eenee teenee

Sentence: When Ethel tried on her very old swimsuit, her husband Ed called it her bikinitini. Oh sure it still covered the most important parts, but two of those parts were now thumping against her knees as she walked and her backside in motion looked like a camel chewing on a caramel!

Etymology: Bikini (two piece skimpy swimsuit) & Teenie (very tiny)

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Prunetta

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: proon-ETT-eh

Sentence: Jeanetta was well past mid life but convinced she still looked good in revealing clothes, and the poor thing had no idea that friends referred to her as Prunetta because of all the sags, wrinkles and cellulite that gave her a prune like appearance.

Etymology: Blend of 'prune' (dried plum) and a feminine name ending in 'etta'.

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Indistreet

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: indistrēt

Sentence: The workers in the assisted-living facility were stunned at how indistreet their charges could be. Someone had apparently left a catalog of streetwear where the elders could get hold of it. Suddenly the community was flooded with grannies in spandex and chucks, grandpas with boxers hiked up to their armpits and shorts well below their hips. Before long things returned to normal when the seniors discovered that thongs are not comfortable for anybody and that it is hard to do business with local merchants while they are laughing uncontrollably.

Etymology: indiscreet (having, showing, or proceeding from too great a readiness to reveal things that should remain secret or private) + street (Street wear is a distinctive style of fashion not to be confused with hip hop fashion. Its roots are in skateboarding and the "skatewear" of the 1980s)

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Sadtire

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sad tyre

Sentence: Helen lost 100 pounds and was delighted to be able to get into her old clothes, including her skimpy bikini...one of the first ever made. She thought she looked hip, young and sexy as she showed off her beach wear to her husband Tom. "Don't I look young again?" , she asked him. "You are deluded if you think you are going to sadtire yourself like that on our cruise" he retorted. "The bikini looks great, but you need to iron the wrinkles out of your birthday suit!"

Etymology: Sad (bad; unfortunate) & Attire (put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive)

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Regretro

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: ree-gret-tro

Sentence:

Etymology: regret, retro

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COMMENTS:

hehe - galwaywegian, 2009-05-11: 05:18:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-11: 13:40:00

That would be the current 80's fashion revival that seems to be going on.. - dochanne, 2009-05-12: 05:24:00

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Thwrong

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: thrawng

Sentence: At the family beach vacation Grandma thought it was great that she could still fit into her string bikini. Others thought it was just thwrong. To make matters worse Grandpa decided to match her faux pas by strutting around in a banana-hammock Speedow. The cost of the vacation may well be eclipsed by the eventual cost of therapy for the grandchildren.

Etymology: thong (a brief garment for the lower body that exposes the buttocks) + wrong (not correct in action, judgment, opinion, method, etc.)

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COMMENTS:

brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2012-02-28: 07:36:00

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Fashiononsense

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: fa-shen-non-cents

Sentence: Grandma's fashiononsense often times found her in acid wash jeans which were too snug.

Etymology:

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Apparelhell

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: a parallel

Sentence: Jimmy smiled as he recalled his pleasant dreams of the night before, of the sweet supple skin of his beloved as they bathed in the sandy sunshine on their honeymoon. He wondered if they were still there together, in a parallel universe. Suddenly, the sound of Irena's voice bought him back to reality. When he saw the image of her before him he was struck by a profound thought: Was this apparelhell universe?

Etymology: Apparel: clothing. Hell: A very bad place, or so I'm told. Parallel: consistent property of two events separated by time.

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COMMENTS:

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-11: 13:37:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-11: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx Thank you metrohumanx ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-11: 03:46:00
I loved making up this word & sentence/story...Metro! YOU ARE GRRRREAT and the cartoon made me LAUGH so hard! Thanks! I needed that ~ STILL LOL! :)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-11: 07:58:00
Hey abrakadeborah, Thank you for the winkles and crinkles. Our verbotomists are certainly putting on their most creative verbdrobes today. And everyone is wearing their words well. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-11: 08:07:00
And in other news, Jabberwocky has won our Dylan Verbotomies Contest with the top score last week. I will post the official announcement later today in the blog. Congrats to Jabberwocky ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-30: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James