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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: zee rox

Sentence: Walter was so excited by his latest science project. He was able to xerocks himself exactly. This way he figured he could actually be in two places at once. Yes, his new reproductive machine would xerocks his world and make him filthy rich! Too bad, Walter, that you did 2 things wrong: a) there is no way to distiguish you from your creation and b) if you were going to make another human, perhaps a handsome one would have been the smart thing to do!

Etymology: Xerox (to duplicate, reproduce) & Rocks (to be moved or swayed powerfully with excitement, emotion)

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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.


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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Created by: 1badmf


Sentence: Reusination is quite popular among today's college students. Sharing ideas to benefit others.


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Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: mim-ee-oh-path

Sentence: Jill did a mimeopath of herself in her prom dress, handing it out to everyone she knew and didn't know.

Etymology: mimeograph, psychopath


teleolurian mellifluous - teleolurian, 2007-05-07: 19:11:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: meer - or - vel - us

Sentence: The copy of a copy was so mirrorvelous that Hal kept making them; much to the annoyance of everyone else. If I get another one for Christmas this year, I will now own 13 of them.

Etymology: mirror, marvelous


marvy word - Nosila, 2009-11-23: 19:22:00


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Created by: theCountess


Sentence: Edna was known for chainlittering, with her indiscriminate bulk forwarding of all trivial emails.



nice - galwaywegian, 2009-11-23: 17:55:00

good one - Nosila, 2009-11-24: 01:13:00


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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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Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /splen-DIT-oh/

Sentence: Whenever Ryan stumbled onto something he thought was new and hip, he'd try to get his friends and people around him to splenditto him. He liked to think of himself as a trendsetter, but usually those people would ignore his suggestions, or pretend to be interested just to humor him.

Etymology: Splendid - excellent, fine, or very good (from L. splendidus "magnificent, brilliant") & Ditto - to duplicate or repeat an action or statement (from Italian, detto, pp. of dire "to say")


metrohumanx I like SPLENDITTO, Tigger! It's a lot of fun to pronounce. It implies adulation with just a smattering of sarcasm. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-07: 08:41:00

ditto - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-07: 11:33:00

Great! A word I can use myself....mega-splendittoes.....oops, I did it, didn't I? - Mustang, 2008-07-07: 18:59:00

Splenditto, faditto, elfadoraditto, ditto-ditto - I like it; great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-07: 19:25:00


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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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Created by: melonhead

Pronunciation: Vahn-Der-Zy-GOH-Be-in

Sentence: Her snooty attitude makes her too much of a vanderzygobian


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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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