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'I can't believe you left me here all day. Alone!'

DEFINITION: n., A sulky look characterized by prolonged eye contact, which pets give their owners and/or spouses when they feel neglected. v., To stare at someone with a sad-eyed look in an effort to make them feel guilty.

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Melancollie

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (n.) měl'ən-kŏl'ē

Sentence: When I refuse to give in to Tilda's look of melancollie and give her a treat, she sulks in her doghouse all day.

Etymology: Melan- ("black", as in melancholy) + -collie ("One of a breed of dogs having a usually long, black, tan, and white or sable and white coat, raised originally in Scotland for herding sheep"; probably derived from "coaly" = "coal-black").

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Mydopia

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: m aye doe peeee ya

Sentence: her mydopia was her second worst look, the worst was reserved for when you bought her the wrong birthday present. He shuddered as he remembered her last bout of presbuydopia.

Etymology: myopia, my dope (denoting possesion of an idiot).

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very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-18: 11:20:00

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Eyecusation

Created by: tdhall56

Pronunciation: I kews a shun

Sentence: When I picked up my dog, Buddy, at the vets, he looked at me with eyecusation

Etymology: eye - eye/sight accuse/accusation

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Pouttle

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊdḷ/

Sentence: The default expression of my dog is a pouttle, so I can forgive him, but humans who do it make me want to smack them.

Etymology: sounds like "pout" but more cutesy

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Critterseyes

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: critter/size

Sentence: Each day when she left for work her cat would critterseyes her from the tiny opening in the living room shutters.

Etymology: criticize + eyes + critter

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nice! - galwaywegian, 2008-09-18: 06:26:00

You have a crittercal eye! - Nosila, 2008-09-19: 01:47:00

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Peekablue

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: peek/a/blue

Sentence: Apache, Laura's dog, after being sad and lonely all day would whine and play peekablue with her when she got home from work.

Etymology: PEEKABLUE - noun - from PEEK (a quick, or furtive look, or glance; peep) + BLUE (dejected, depressed, despondent, down-hearted, downcast, glum, melancholy)

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Gillty

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Gill-tee

Sentence: Samantha tapped some flakes into the fish bowl. "Aww", she said staring into the fish's sullen eyes. "Did you miss me, Chip?". Chip floated toward the edge of the bowl and nuzzled the glass. He always managed to make her feel so gillty that she had to go out to work in order to feed him. He was such a bloody selfish cod.

Etymology: Guilty - pisspronunciation

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Pathopout

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My cat gave me a sullen pathopout when I walked in after the long weekend.

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Condogle

Created by: Nimbulan

Pronunciation: Con - doe - gul

Sentence: A quick Condogle put Frank right back in his seat.

Etymology: Condem, Ogle.

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Puppydogguise

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: puhp-pee-dahg-GYZE

Sentence: Alex had yet to master the puppydogguise--his date was not about to forgive him for dumping eggplant parmigiana all over her new white dress.

Etymology: puppy-dog eyes (expression used to describe such a look) + guise (assumed appearance)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

remistram - 2007-10-22: 10:34:00
Came up with this one thanks to my sucky-baby cat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 11:32:00
Your pet inspiration! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-10-22: 19:09:00
Petspiration? Nah, sounds a little too much like dog sweat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 03:03:00
Pet sweat? That smells like a good idea for a definition. I will put it on the list. Thanks ErWenn! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-17: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2011-07-06: 04:33:00
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