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Springdumb

Created by: BMott

Pronunciation: spring-dumb

Sentence: She realized she had suffered a case of springdumb all winter as she munched on twinkies to keep the winter blues at bay, forgetting that spring bikinis would soon be in fashion.

Etymology: Spring: That lovely time of year when everything blooms, but your body isn't supposed to. -- Dumb: The ability to ignore the obvious.

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Snowrefrets

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snōrēfret

Sentence: Gloria faces the upcoming Spring with snowrefrets. The fact that her resolution to go to the gym froze during the first snowfall and her diet since Thanksgiving has been much like a polar bear with an unlimited source of harp seals has left her dreading the work she will need to do if she was to avoid a summer of muumuus.

Etymology: snow (atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer) + regrets (feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something that has happened or been done, esp. a loss or missed opportunity) + fret (be constantly or visibly worried or anxious)

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Bikinevasion

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: bikini-vay-shun

Sentence: Carlotta sighed as she examined the flabby white flesh exposed when she took off her coat. Yes, bikinevasion season had arrived.

Etymology: bikini (two piece swimwear) + evasion (avoidance)

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COMMENTS:

funny petaj - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-28: 15:37:00

petaj thanks - petaj, 2007-03-01: 04:58:00

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Disafatment

Created by: DoctorManhattan

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Exertsighs

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ex ert syz

Sentence: Every year at this time, Phyllis Withbread, goes through the agony of how much winter weight she has gained. In an effort to try a lose a few pounds, she races herself each year to lose weight before the snow all melts. Between meagre diet and exertsighs, she tries to ruminweight about her extra pounds and kilos. Luckily for Phyllis, the snow won't be gone until May or June, so she will have longer to fight the Battle of the Bulge, the Scales of Injustice and the Mounds of Pounds.

Etymology: Exercise (the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit) & Exert (make a great effort at a mental or physical task) & Sighs (heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily)

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Adiposetraumaticstress

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: a dee po straw mat ick stress

Sentence: unfortunately her adiposetraumaticstress sent her straight back to the fridge for more icecream, it was going to be a long winter of discontent.

Etymology: adipose tissue, post traumatic stress

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COMMENTS:

petaj whew - good effort in the pronunciation - petaj, 2007-03-01: 05:06:00

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Caloregret

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: cal-oar-ee-gret

Sentence: Sue blamed her failure to lose the weight she'd gained over the holidays and resultant caloregret on those pint-sized purveyors of post-Christmas confections, the Girl Scouts.

Etymology: calorie, regret

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COMMENTS:

you do have a knack for the simple, straightforward combination of meanings. I like it! Here's my vote. - w5lf9s, 2007-02-28: 04:53:00

Girl Scouts using " the look" to pedal their cookies. You just can't say no. I'll go as far as to say "the look" earns them a merit badge, and I blame them for my spare tire. Just Kiddin ;) - toadstool57, 2007-02-28: 07:43:00

Ok, everyone pile on the girl scouts :) Who are you, MeMe Roth? (google it). hehe, j/k. nice word! - Alchemist, 2007-02-28: 08:53:00

Oh my, MeMe is quite blobsessed! I wonder if she's ever been pummeled by by a Brownie. - purpleartichokes, 2007-02-28: 10:28:00

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Woewoewoeyourbloat

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: woh-woh-woh-yoor-bloht

Sentence: woewoewoeyourbloat 'nuff to make you scream verily verily verily verily we'll have no more ice cream

Etymology: Woe (an exclamation of grief, distress, or lamentation) + bloat (to become swollen; be puffed out or dilated) A play on (song) Row, row, row your boat

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Equinoxious

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: eh-kwuh-NOKS-shush

Sentence: As Barb peered over her belly to read the scale she felt so equinoxious she had to sit down. She began to sob, "Damn, I KNEW I should've thrown those last dozen fruitcakes away!"

Etymology: equinox (first day of spring) + anxious with a side of noxious.

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Winterbloat

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: Winter-bloat

Sentence: My coats gone, but I still have to deal with the holiday winterbloat.

Etymology: Winter + bloat

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-28: 00:08:31
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes.
Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

'Yikes! Spring is almost here and this stupid scale is still wrong.'

DEFINITION: n. That sinking feeling you get when you realize that you will be shedding your winter coat, before you can possibly shed the extra layer of insulation (i.e. fat) that you gained over the winter. v. To worry about your weight.

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