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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: re-dum-dent

Sentence: I know that eating an entire bag of salt and vinegar chips is going to leave me with a belly ache and a stinging mouth as it's done every other time, but I just can't help being redumbdant.

Etymology: redundant + dumb. Also - i love love the drawing - made me lololol

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Created by: celan1

Pronunciation: /BLNTRLP/

Sentence: The only thrill to be derived from barhopping is the blunderloop gag-reel of all the stumblebums and barflies.

Etymology: blunder + loop

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Created by: AliA415




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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: mis/fudj/ment

Sentence: Not willing to admit that he kept making the same mistake over and over again, Joel once again convinced himself that his decision to have that midnight latte the night before his 6 a.m. presentation was nothing more than a misfudgement...something a 5 a.m. latte could cure.

Etymology: Derived from misjudgement. Fudge: Slang/nice way of saying...yes...the "f" word. :)

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Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: re-sid-ee-ot-ism

Sentence: The first two times he tried to eat the wax fruit on her dining room table, she thought it was quirky ... but after that she started to suspect it was recidiotism.

Etymology: RECID and ISM from RECIDIVISM (repeated or habitual relapse)with IDIOT inserted in the middle


Good word. - ErWenn, 2007-06-07: 14:26:00

Wish I could give you both of my votes. - Clayton, 2007-06-07: 18:17:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ree bone air

Sentence: Pete Ayr was one absent-minded dude. Since his attention span was zip and he never paid attention to what he was doing, he programmed himself to rebonerr regularly. He always lost keys, forgot what to do and generally spent his days in a vortex of making goofy mistakes, from which he learned nothing. He was not always this way. His distraction was not due to chemical abuse, dementia or stupidity, but more plausibly due to being in love. He had met the woman of his dreams, Jill, and since then his head was in a swirl. His rebonerr was charming but at times annoying to Jill. As a result of his behaviour, she nick-named him Re-Pete Ayr. I guess that was better than being called Fatal Ayr.

Etymology: re (do again); boner (stupid, embarrassing mistake); err (to make a mistake or be incorrect) rhymes with debonair(having a sophisticated charm-NOT!)


hooterbug -Love it! - hooterbug, 2008-07-30: 11:20:00

metrohumanx Hilarious! lovortex...been there, dumb that. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 17:30:00

Good one. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-31: 02:25:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: noo/err/rot/ik

Sentence: He was trapped in the cycle of compulsively repeating his mistakes over and over again. He was a classic neuerrotic. Etymology: neurotic + error

Etymology: neurotic + error

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Created by: kietra

Pronunciation: com-PULS-e-ROR

Sentence: He could stop compulserroring!



Sorry! I didn't know everyone else's was so long... now I feel incompetent. :( - kietra, 2007-06-07: 09:51:00


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Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: day-zsha-dum

Sentence: It's dumb to hammer your thumb but when you do it again and again, it's dejadum.

Etymology: déjàvu + dumb

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: blun der lust

Sentence: After one beer, Joey was programmed for blunderlust...he'd make the mistake of ordering one after another until he'd found yonderlust. His errors were costly, causing him squanderlust. And the next day he felt wonderlust at why his head pounded like thunderlust.

Etymology: Blunder (error, mistake) & Wanderlust (strong or irrestible impulse or urge)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-07: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by jadenguy. Thank you jadenguy! ~ James

jadenguy - 2007-06-07: 08:49:00
I only made the word because I really wanted a word to use to describe this. In hindsight, I probably should have also tried to come up with one... This wont' be the last time that happens.

evan - 2008-07-30: 11:59:00
Uh, wouldn't this qualify as 'Addiction?'

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-31: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by jadenguy. Thank you jadenguy. ~ James

libertybelle libertybelle - 2011-05-11: 10:39:00
no word right now - but the drawing cracked me up again!!

'I guess I'll have one more...'

DEFINITION: v. To make the same mistake over and over again even though you know it's stupid. n. A compulsively repeated mistake.

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