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'Eeek! Does that mean what I think it means?'

DEFINITION: n. The embarrassing situation which occurs when a someone says "I love you" and you cannot say it back because you don't "love them", you just "like them". v. To feel uncomfortable when someone says "I love you."

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Gawkward

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gaw-werd

Sentence: Joyce had decided to terminate her relationship with Tim. He might be handsome but they have absolutely nothing in common. She planned to tell him goodbye when they went out to dinner. It was a truly gawkward event made worse when Tim pulled a ring out of his pocket.

Etymology: gawky (clumsy) + awkward (inelegant)

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Fearvor

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: feer/vor

Sentence: Sally had an aversion to intimacy and experienced tremendous fearvor when anyone mentioned the 'L' word.

Etymology: fervor (intense emotion) + fear

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fiercesome - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 17:44:00

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Pricklypair

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: prik lee pare

Sentence: Peter said "Cabbages are red, they can be green, too. By the natural slaws of selection, Bunny, I love you." Sweet as the poem was , Bunny wanted to curse ... for like, not love, filled her ... I must tell him, but not in a dieverse. Now, how can I put a spin-nachurely, and preserve our green peace, Oh, help me a-spare-agus from a rude-a-bega, please. "Dear Peter, my friend, two-mate-toes, we can never be ... for in me, all that sprouts ... is a rosyred comradish for thee." Even though Bunny said it affectionately, I must report to you very sadly: They remained awkward over their differences to care, ... living everafter, not happily ... but as a pricklypair.

Etymology: PRICKLY, PAIR being a word play on 'prickly pear' cactus ... both can be thorny and uncomfortable.

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nice combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-10: 10:26:00

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Thatshamore

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: that-sham-MOR-ay

Sentence: When Hubert told her he loved her with all his heart Clarissa shuddered in revulsion, but she did have sympathy for the poor oaf and momentarily considered telling a little white lie and saying she loved him too, but was silently singing to herself, Thatshamore', and in the end stuttered and stammered in an effort to change the subject.

Etymology: Blend of 'that's', 'sham', and amore' (Italian for 'love')

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super word Mustang - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-10: 10:26:00

well said sentence and excellent word - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 18:02:00

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Shuxfu

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: SH-UH-CKS-FOO

Sentence: I was totally shuxfued last night after Stacy just grinned and won the world's shoe gazing contest...

Etymology: Aww Shux + Kung Fu to the ticker.

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Unrequiteable

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: un ree kwyt ab bil

Sentence: Trying to gently turn him down, Maria told Kermit that there was a language barrier between them. Kermit cared not at all. She told him that she did not know if she was ready for tadpoles. Again he gazed at her with bulging eyes. Finally, she told him bluntly that his ardor for her was unrequiteable. He looked despondent and afraid that he might go off and croak, she watched him hop up to a pretty girl on the road. The pretty girl bent down and kissed Kermit and poof! didn't he turn into a tall handsome Prince? He turned to Maria and said, "When I said "ribbit" it does not mean "I love you"...it means "Kiss me and become my Princess!" Maria toadally got it wrong!

Etymology: Unrequited (not returned in kind, not mutual) & Able (having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity to do something)

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Toadallyawkwart

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: toe dal lee ok wart

Sentence: When the Frog told Esmeralda she was toadallyawesome and she should kiss him, it became a toadallyawkwart moment for her. Should she risk lip warts or should she free a handsome Prince from a spell? She decided that since her dates had been far and few lately, she would give him a big kiss on his (yuck) green lips. He immediately turned into a photo of a handsome Prince, with a slogan on him saying, "Someday, your prints will come.." She dearly hoped that she would not have tadpoles!

Etymology: Toad (amphibian, like a frog) & Totally (like awesome, to the full extent) & Awkward (not at ease socially; unsure and constrained in manner)& Wart (What you allegedly get on your hands while handling a toad)

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Ribbitterate

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ri-bi-ter-rate

Sentence: Kramitt Rah-ba-ba-bah had to ribbitterate several times to try and get his love across to Bushwa.

Etymology: Ribbit and Reiterate combined - To say something again or a number or times, typically for emphasis or clarity.

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Blushoff

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Bluu-sh-off

Sentence: When Richard declared his undying love for Anna, she was mortified and a little embarrassed. Although she liked him, she had to give him the blushoff as there was no way she could think of him as anything other than a friend.

Etymology: Blush(to be embarrassed) Play on give someone the brush off.

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COMMENTS:

cute and hits the meaning well. - mweinmann, 2009-02-10: 09:37:00

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-10: 10:24:00

Perfection! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 17:36:00

Excellent!! - Mustang, 2009-02-10: 21:31:00

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Donwannaholdyrhand

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: don wan na hold yr hand

Sentence: In moments they’d be on stage! Peggy, Cindy , Joyce, Mary and Raymond, yes, Raymond, managed to secure a choice spot close to the barracade. Oh why did Raymond have to come, thought Cindy. He stood next to her, tentatively brushing the back of his hand against hers, and she felt donwannaholdhrnanded because she’d soon be screaming, “I love you John!” to her favourite Beatle. Poor Raymond, he’d be so disappointed.

Etymology: donwannaholdyrhand n or v. From the word "don't" and the famous Beatles song, "I Wanna Hold Your Hand."

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COMMENTS:

good sentence - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 17:46:00

Sounds like no one is going to sing "She loves you" to Raymond! - Nosila, 2009-02-11: 02:05:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-10: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-24: 01:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James