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Omnianneuros

Created by: moontopia

Pronunciation: om-ni-on-nur-os

Sentence: The crazy mother omnianneurosed the poor child who was trying to do his homework on the labtop.

Etymology: omni-all an-on neur-nerve

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Supertrudia

Created by: lindseyhamrick

Pronunciation: super-tru-dia

Sentence: My friend always has a problem with supertrudia. She can never leave someone alone.

Etymology: super- above, over trud- to push

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Trailgrate

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: trail/grate

Sentence: Cindy would trailgrate her friends so closely that they often collided. They took to wearing inner tubes to define their personal space.

Etymology: trail (follow closely) + grate (get on one's nerves) + tail gate

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COMMENTS:

Very good!! - Mustang, 2008-04-12: 00:13:00

Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:34:00

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Foistaid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foistād

Sentence: When her boss is ready to implement what she deems an ill-advised policy, Joan administers foistaid. She will plant herself in the exec’s office until her views are heard.

Etymology: foist (impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on) + aid (a person or thing that is a source of help or assistance)

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COMMENTS:

Foist she's a jolly good fellow... - Nosila, 2010-06-17: 23:43:00

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Helivadepersonework

Created by: stephboo43

Pronunciation: hell-e-vade-per-son-e-wurk

Sentence: my wife won't leave me alone! She just keeps hovering over me, and is distracting me from work!

Etymology: heli-to hover vade-to invade person-a person work-work

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Vextortionist

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /veks-STOR-shun-ist/

Sentence: Tonya was something of a noodge when she wanted something. She would employ various tactics to gain Karl's attention, hanging on him or blowing in his ear to distract or harass him, and he sometimes thought of her as a vextortionist. She'd often use those techniques during a great football game, or whenever he was working on something important. This weekend, he was trying to finish his taxes, and for some reason this put Tonya 'in the mood' for some quality-time, and she wanted him in the bedroom... NOW!

Etymology: Vex - to irritate; annoy; provoke (from Latin, vexare "to attack, harass, trouble") + Extortionist - one who obtains something from another by coercion or intimidation (from Latin, extorquere "wrench out, wrest away", from ex-"out" & -torquere "to twist")

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COMMENTS:

Cool, I got to use the word "noodge" in a sentence. - Tigger, 2008-04-11: 04:03:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:19:00

We all know some Tonyas...ignoring them is very Harding! Good word! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:42:00

Love the word. It's great when you can use a pet word. At the moment my favourites are "Skyscrimble": To go off at a tangent; to fly into space. to make a wild flight from an untenable intellectual position. #2 Tardle: a tangle, anything that blocks or retards. I thinks it refers to vegetation, " tardle of trees" - but a tardle of words; tardle of traffic also sounds good to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:45:00

You aim high, Bob. I just like a lot of Yiddish words — they're often fun to use, and to say, (e.g. schmuck, chutzpah, kvetch). - Tigger, 2008-04-12: 11:51:00

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Introsuperdependent

Created by: copernicus

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The introsuperdependent woman clung to the man in the hopes of attracting his attention from the computer monior.

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Hovertend

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: huv-er-tend

Sentence: Interaction between members of the Johnson household was sparse. Spencer, who was 6 years old, usually would be off playing with his toys or running around outside with his friends, but whenever his mother or father reached for the phone, like a sixth sense, he would somehow migrate to the area and begin to hovertend until his parents would get fed up and yell at him to leave. Janet tried to get her husband to pay attention to her by hovertending in front of the football game on TV topless while he moved from side to side to see better. Even Noodles the cat would get into the act. Noodles would usually hide or be out of the way of anyone, unless it wanted food. In that case, if would plop down right in front of the TV set or on top of the newspaper while you were reading it until you fed it.

Etymology: hover, to keep lingering about; wait near at hand + tend, To apply one's attention

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Philpop

Created by: mwgloe21

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Sentence: Jane was a philpopper, wanting people to constantly talk to and be near her.

Etymology: phil-love pop-people

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Endotopamaniac

beardo

Created by: beardo

Pronunciation: Endo-topuh-maniac

Sentence: My wife's side of the family are all endotopamaniac.

Etymology: Endo- Within top- Place -maniac- one having a madness or passion for

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 00:40:00
My verboticism have been updated? Hmm. I think this calls for a grammarauder.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 08:01:00
Hey stache, thanks for your gentle grammaraudity. I has fixed the offending word. And by the way, if you notice any other stupid errors -- I mean miscommunications -- let me know and I will fix them. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 17:45:00
you'se welcome.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-19: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-17: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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