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'You must me so hot in those boots.'

DEFINITION: n. Anxiety caused by fear that one's body odor may offend others; often exacerbated when required to remove heavy sweaters, or footwear.v. To worry about the way you smell.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: swet thret

Sentence: "Dang it", said the Lone Ranger. "I knew I should have never worn these fancy new boots to my faithful companion Tonto's party. They make my feet so hot that I am afraid of being a sweathreat to everyone there!" It was too late to turn Silver around and go home, so the Masked Man went up and knocked at the flap of Tonto's teepee. His anxiety evaporated when Tonto bade him enter and told him to remove his boots and be comfortable. When he hesitated, Tonto knew what was wrong right away (he had that esp thingy going) and said, "Don't worry about your feet,Kimo Sabe, because this is a Sweat Lodge anyway!" The Lone Ranger laughed and relaxed until Tonto said, "Besides it's only the two of us tonight..."

Etymology: Sweat (perspiration, body odour) & Threat (a warning that something unpleasant is imminent)


LOL - I forgot how much I enjoy your stories, Nosila. Hysterical... - Tigger, 2009-11-12: 01:56:00

Yes I agree, this is another hilarious one! - splendiction, 2009-11-12: 21:30:00


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Created by: playdohheart

Pronunciation: no-dee-o-door-o-sis

Sentence: A person suffering from neudeodorosis may frequently begin to raise an arm (to hail a cab or wave hello to a friend) but halt midway, put down their arm, and look around the room self consciously.

Etymology: neurosis + no deodorant

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Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: funk-uh-FOE-be-ah

Sentence: Bobby's piercing body odor caused him acute funkaphobia whenever he went to the beach.

Etymology: funk, phobia

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Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: pun-geh-foe-bia

Sentence: Betsy had severe pungiphobia and was afraid that the smell of her feet would clear the room if she took off her shoes.

Etymology: pungent + phobia

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ran - sid - uh - CO - sis

Sentence: Felix was a real neat freak with a clean fetish and fearing he had multiple kinds of body odors and emanations, he suffered severe bouts of rancidychosis whenever he had to be around other people.

Etymology: Blend of rancid (of an odor or taste- rank, unpleasant, and stale), and psychosis (a mental disorder characterized by symptoms, such as delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with reality)

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: halitōzēz

Sentence: The Scout group loved to go hiking. Days of trekking in heavy-duty boots left some of the troop with a bad case of foot stank. One member (name withheld to save embarrassment) was granted a special dispensation from the group leader to stick his un-booted feet out the car window because of his advanced halitosies.

Etymology: halitosis (technical term for bad breath) + toesies (any of the five digits at the end of the human foot)

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: ke/vin/fet/id/lyne

Sentence: Kevinfetidline disorder has hit many boy bands making their music stink

Etymology: Kevin Federline + fetid

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Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: "stench" like in stench, "anoia" like in paranoia.

Sentence: I was way too stenchanoid to remove my shorts, so i made a special-excusation-move to the bathroom...

Etymology: stench + paranoia = stenchanoia

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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: stank/in/gitus

Sentence: Though it was 98 degrees in the shade, Billy Bob continued to try and convince others his boots really WERE cooler than being barefoot. Something about a mesh lining and gel inserts. Due to the worst case of stankingitis this year, he was forced to keep his feet "indoors" so to speak, the entire summer.

Etymology: stankin: slang for stinkin. gitis: gitis lets us know that we are dealing with inflammation.

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Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: toe\jam-ˈbrō-zh(ē-)ə\

Sentence: A faint whiff! of toejambrosia puffed like a delicate cloud from Marylou's Pink Tony Lama's as she quickly yanked them off and lassoed her legs around her cowboy Jake. Yee-Hah!

Etymology: Combination of Toe jam and ambrosia-the ointment or perfume of the gods


Love it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-04: 06:41:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-26: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by magenta.
Thank you magenta! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-26: 00:56:00
Vonnegut Week's top Verbotomist, Rikboyee, reveals his secret creative strategy! Read The Verobotomy Interview: Rikboyee on the Verbotomy Blog.

Jabberwocky - 2007-04-26: 10:59:00
I really enjoyed reading the Rikboyee interview. Perhaps you could choose random verbotomists to interview from time to time. It adds yet another dimension to an already fabulous game.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-26: 13:53:00
Hey Jabberwocky, Excellent idea! Are you, perchance, offering yourself for a splinterview? (Note: Splinterview is word created by Rikboyee to describe the way I spliced together our email exchange to create the "interview" for the blog.) I would love to splinterview the winner each week, and I see you are very near the top of the list... I have also heard rumours, although it is not official yet, that the winner this week will be awarded a Verbotomy Cup (See the sneak preview here) imprinted with the Author's own Verboticism. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2007-04-26: 14:20:00
While it would be a frabjous (blend of fair, fabulous and joyous, taken from the Lewis Carroll poem about the Jabberwocky)honour to be splinterviewed, I have been close many weeks but have a difficult time maintaining my stamina. I suspect the winner this week will be Petaj who has put in some superlative words. There are also several dark horses moving up as well, along with the indomitable Stevenson0. The cup is tempting though - great idea

petaj petaj - 2007-04-26: 19:11:00
OOh that cup looks great. I hope I can hold on to my lead with those dark horses closing in.

Mustang - 2008-07-03: 06:14:00
Psychosis....good one. gmta?

artr artr - 2009-11-12: 03:41:00
Not to be THAT guy but shouldn\'t the first line be \"You must BE so hot in those boots\"?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-04-01: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by magenta. Thank you magenta. ~ James