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DEFINITION: v. To fight with your neighbors, not because of your differences, and not because of what you have in common, but simply because you are stuck right next to each other. n. A border between neighbors and enemies.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nābbôrdərlē

Sentence: The relationship between the Jones and Johnsons and has always been sketchy. They are the only ones in their court without fences. The divide between their properties is marked by a series of marker flags. They could be more neighborderly if Mr. Jones didn’t move the flags when he mows his lawn and forget to move them back. The little red flags are slowly creeping towards the Johnson’s house.

Etymology: neighbor (a person living near or next door) + neighborly (characteristic of a good neighbor, esp. helpful, friendly, or kind.) + border (a line separating two political or geographical areas)

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Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: dayr-mar-kay-shun-line

Sentence: Horace the cat always walked the daremarcationline to taunt Mr. Bojangles, the neighbor's dog, to crossing the invisible fence.

Etymology: dare-to show or prove courage + demarcation- to limit or mark + line- a mark to designat a boundary

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Created by: satishkumar

Pronunciation: sa thi sh i sam

Sentence: many people follow satishisam


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: may/zon/frik/shun/line

Sentence: In every neighbourhood there is something known as the maisonfrictionline, a forcefield between properties, rife with petty territorial imperatives.

Etymology: maison (French for house) + friction + play on the Mason Dixon line


inspired! - galwaywegian, 2009-02-05: 06:39:00

Good one! - TJayzz, 2009-02-05: 11:53:00

de fine line! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-05: 12:57:00


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Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: nay-gresh-un

Sentence: Nancy was so full of neighgression with her neighbor, Ned. For some strange reason...all she ever wanted to do was to ring his neck!

Etymology: Neigh - Part of "Neighbor" - One who lives near or next to another. Gression- Part of "Aggression" - The act of initiating hostilities or invasion.

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Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: bord er ton tay

Sentence: "Settle down children. I've had enough of this bordertaunte. I'm turning the in-drive movie off. You can watch it when we get home if you behave yourself!"

Etymology: border (part that forms outer edge of something) + taunt (ridicule, mock) + debutante (young [woman] making a formal debut into society)


great! - elcanyonazo, 2009-02-07: 15:51:00


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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: frayed fraid some

Sentence: To live in the Gaza strip, or along the internal borders of Iraq, or even the internal borders of Belfast, or in Kosovo, where religious and politcal factions stage violent conflicts, must be very difficult, especially, if you would prefer to live peacefully, side by side, despite those differences. It must be frayedsome ... even for those neighbors doing the fighting.

Etymology: FRAYED, AFRAID. Frayed - to become strained, causing irritability or anger, or cause somebody's nerves, temper, or patience to become strained. Afraid - 1. frightened: frightened or apprehensive about something. 2. reluctant: feeling hesitation or disinclination toward something. 3. regretful: feeling regret about something


the definitions have been very heartfelt this week - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-05: 11:04:00

thank you, Jabberwocky. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-06: 11:15:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: prox - lim - eter

Sentence: We dubbed the two families down the block the Spatfields and Annoys. They were friends for years until they moved next door to each other. Since then, all they do is fight and argue and have became a source of both amusement and annoyance to everyone around them. Last weekend, in an attempt to "get away from each other" they erected a proxlimiter between the houses. It is an eight foot concrete fence with no "see throughs" and no gates. It goes clear from the alley to the street.

Etymology: Proximity + Limiter >>> Proximity (closeness; the state of being near as in distance, time, or relationship) Limiter (that which limits or restricts access)


super sentence and word - silveryaspen, 2009-02-05: 13:06:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: klose ter fobi ya

Sentence: Christmas, Easter, Valentine's, St.Pat's, most National holidays (July 4, July 1, etc.)Halloween and Thanksgiving were occasions for competitive decorating and the resultant closetrophobia. Who was going to out-decorate each other this occasion in the Battle of the Best Decorated House on Elm Street? The Smiths' and the Jones' went through this rivalry constantly. The Smiths' were good, but it was hard to keep up with the Jones'!

Etymology: close (near) & claustrophobia ( unnatural fear of enclosed spaces, confined spaces)


Good one - Mustang, 2009-02-06: 00:04:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: proksenuhmeez

Sentence: A deep snow, hours of shoveling and a limited number of parking spaces can make proxenemies out of previously-friendly neighbors.

Etymology: proximity (nearness in place, time, order, occurrence, or relation) + enemies (an adversary or opponent)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-05: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-02-05: 05:53:00
Rather different from the definition I I submitted: DEFINITION: n. two sides of a border, one side peaceful, the other side violent. v. to live on one side, or the other, along such a border. CREATED BY: silveryaspen - 2009-01-28 It is hard to take credit for today's definition, which is excellent and I am honored it insipired your cartoon and definition today. Thank you for all the great cartoons and definitions.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-05: 11:50:00
Thank you for inspiring me! And thank you for letting us play with your words. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-20: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

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