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'Did you really spend all our rent money on those shoes?'

DEFINITION: v. To compulsively shop for and buy shoes that are stylish, sexy and extremely uncomfortable. n. A person who has an uncontrolled, psychological dependency on impractical shoes.

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Hubbarditis

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: HUB BARD EYE TIS

Sentence: Hubbarditis is an illness, a symptom of which is when you buy expensive, uncomfortable and totally impractical shoes, because everyone else does, or wishes they could! Whether you are a heel, a loafer, a runner or someone who has no sole, we all need an arch enemy to prove how good we are!

Etymology: Hubbard (Nursery Rhyme old woman, whom I thought lived in a shoe, but apparently was she of the bare cupboards instead) & itis (illness, compulsion)

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COMMENTS:

oops, got my nursery rhyme old women mixed up! - Nosila, 2008-06-02: 02:08:00

Oh well, I think she looks good in heels... - wordmeister, 2008-06-02: 16:45:00

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Pumptilious

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pump/till/ius

Sentence: Jenny is so pumptilious about owning every new pump that comes on the market that she surreptitiously takes pictures on the subway with her blackberry to help her with her shopping.

Etymology: punctilious + pump

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Intoexicated

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: in/tokes/i/cay/ted

Sentence: To be intoexicated one must know the degree of point that is acceptable for every outfit.

Etymology: intoxicated + in + toe

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COMMENTS:

Toetally! - Nosila, 2008-06-02: 23:31:00

Good one. - Tigger, 2008-06-03: 00:29:00

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Pumpulsive

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pum/pul/sive

Sentence: She is somewhat pumpulsive with 248 pairs of shoes in her closet.

Etymology: pump + compulsive

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COMMENTS:

excellent! - splendiction, 2009-07-20: 20:56:00

my favorite of the day! - mweinmann, 2009-07-21: 08:25:00

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Twersectomy

Created by: 584642

Pronunciation: twur. sect. amy

Sentence: I had to get a twersectomy by my weave wearing friend Watermelondrea. Now I won't have the urge to get my eagle on everywhere I go.

Etymology: twer- to twerk sect- to cut, divide omy- removal of

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Exorbootance

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: EXORbitANCE+BOOT

Sentence: Her exorbootance is killing our budget, but they are always happy to see her at the shoe store.

Etymology: EXORbitANCE+BOOT. exorbitance: n. 1. Excessiveness, as of price or amount. 2. Behavior or an action that exceeds what is right or proper.

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COMMENTS:

Very amusing. I bet she lUggs her boots around with her, wherever she goes. - Tigger, 2008-06-03: 00:27:00

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Highheel

Created by: cosmo

Pronunciation: hahy-heel

Sentence: a person who prefer secondary thing over primary & basic necessities of life.

Etymology: English USA

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Pradaddiction

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /pra-duh-DIK-shun/

Sentence: In order to combat her Pradaddiction, Carrie was sent to a rehab center where the patients were only allowed to wear Crocs, those cheap, ugly, plastic shoes. Luckily for her, after a few days, her co-dependant shopping buddies came up with a plan. They borrowed a utility van, smuggled her out of the rehab center and brought her straight to the mall downtown. 'No woman could ask for better friends,' thought Carrie, as rifled through her credit cards to find one that wasn't maxed-out.

Etymology: Prada - a well-known Italian fashion company; designer of clothing and shoes, commonly mentioned in S&TC (originally "Prada Brothers", founded in 1913 by Mario Prada in Milan) + Addiction - complusive need characterized by obsessive behavior (from Latin, addictus "assigned, surrendered")

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COMMENTS:

BTW, I'm not in the 'fashion police' but I think those Crocs shoes are just about ugly enough to be banned in public... (check out: http://ihatecrocs.com/) - Tigger, 2008-06-02: 03:27:00

I agree...they make everyone's fett look twice their size, in juicy colours! - Nosila, 2008-06-02: 23:28:00

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Hemiastry

Created by: TCalhoun

Pronunciation: hem-ē-as-trē

Sentence: Her act of hemiastry left her husband mortified, her excessive spending to look like a star meant he would have to work overtime.

Etymology: Hemi- half Astr- star -y Pronunciation purposes

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Kilochore

Created by: Squee

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My kilochore friend went on a shopping spree and is dead broke.

Etymology: kilo-one thousand, chore-dance

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-02: 00:40:01
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-20: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-02: 00:24:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James