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Cheerox

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: CHEER-ahks

Sentence: Alex vigorously cheeroxed his invention of the self-buttering waffle, but it never caught on.

Etymology: cheer + Xerox

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Emupulse

Created by: mana1066

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Overdostrescuatro

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: oh/vur/dohs/trez/quatro

Sentence: Be careful about how much you imitate someone because you might overdostrescuatro

Etymology: overdose (over supply)+ spanish 2 3 4 dos tres cuatro

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COMMENTS:

petaj he he. Sounds like drugged out musicians playing from the same songbook! - petaj, 2007-05-07: 06:21:00

Very creative!! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-07: 13:08:00

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Karmagate

Created by: Kurisu

Pronunciation: KAR-muh-gayt

Sentence: This show is so fantastic, it needs to karmagate more freely.

Etymology: Karma: the force generated by a person's actions held in Hinduism and Buddhism to perpetuate transmigration + propagate (and you should look that one up for yourself if you don't know it, because there are several applicable meanings)

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Clonecopia

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: klohn-co-PI-a

Sentence: Everything seemed fine when the scientists promised a clonecopia of the world best politicians, until there was a glitch in the program and they ended up with a clowncopia. Oh, perhaps there wasn't a glitch, after all.

Etymology: Clone: a person or thing that duplicates, imitates, or closely resembles another in appearance, function, performance, or style; to produce a copy or imitation of. & COPIA of cornucopia: the property of being extremely abundant; profusion of detail; syn: plenty, profusion, profuseness, richness; an inexhaustible store : abundance; land of milk and honey.

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metrohumanx CLONECOPIA by Ozziebob has a LOT going for it... It's gonna be hard to choose the best words today with such a plethora of gems. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-07: 08:53:00

Great word - TJayzz, 2008-07-07: 08:57:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-07: 11:32:00

Even though I suffer from clownophobia, I think your word gives me Chuckles! - Nosila, 2008-07-07: 20:32:00

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Dupligreat

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: doop li grate

Sentence: When Lenny came up with the U-Clone machine, he thought it would be a dupligreat success. Only problem was that instead of aping the person using it, all the copies came out looking like Lenny...

Etymology: Duplicate (reproduce, replicate, copy) & Great (wonderful,very good)

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Snapportion

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: snap/or/shun

Sentence: He made several hundred copies of his favourite photo so he could snapportion them to all his friends.

Etymology: snap + apportion

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Perfeocast

Created by: brucee10

Pronunciation: Pur-fee-o-cast

Sentence: That song is so tight I had to perfeocast it out to my peeps on Myspace.

Etymology: Perfect + Mimeograph + broadcast

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Replipeat

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: REP-leh-peet

Sentence: Using his latest copying software on his computer Newton felt no guilt whatsoever when he'd take the ideas and theories of others and replipeat them as if they were his own.

Etymology: Blend of words "Replicate" (to duplicate, or reproduce) and "Repeat" (to do, make, or perform again)

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Eupagate

Created by: mjmlabs

Pronunciation: YOOP-uh-gayt

Sentence: That new song has really been eupagating widely; I sent it to my brother, and he sent it to his girlfriend, and she sent it to her co-worker, and she sent it to her therapist ... and that's ME!

Etymology: Eu- (prefix; "Good; well; true," as well as "A derivative of a specified substance") + propagate (and you should look that one up for yourself if you don't know it, because there are several applicable meanings that I'm not about to type out)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-07: 02:33:00
Today's definition was inspired by Cory Doctorow's short stories "Printcrime" and "I-Robot" which are both appear in Overclocked. Thank you Cory! ~ James

inkvision inkvision - 2007-05-07: 20:58:00
I absolutely LOVE the illustration on the homepage... gorgeous. Who did it?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-07: 21:40:00
Hi inkvision, Thanks for positive review on the drawing. Glad you like it! It was created by me (James Gang), or one of my clones, I'm not sure which. But really, it was nothing, we just copied Cory. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-23: 00:25:00
Today's definition was suggested by doctorow. Thank you doctorow. ~ James

'Hey, you're copying me!'

DEFINITION: v. To copy and share an idea, thing, or person because you think that it's so wonderful that everyone should have one. n. An open source clone.

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