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Nikerider

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: nigh krigh derr

Sentence: The nikerider switched lanes once too aften and was thrown skyward, staying in the air longer than Air Jordan had ever managed.

Etymology: night rider, nike shoes

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excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:15:00

Airudite! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:30:00

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Vehikele

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: vēhīkəl

Sentence: G.P. loves to hike, but not like most people. He likes to hike on highways. He is a regular no-motor vehikele. He feels he has as much right to be there as the next guy, maybe more. Sure his tax dollars have helped pay for the roads but the tickets and fines he has paid for his hobby should certainly count for something. They should also put him at the front of the "I don't learn too quick" line.

Etymology: vehicle (a thing used for transporting people or goods, esp. on land, such as a car, truck, or cart) + hike (a long walk, esp. in the country or wilderness)

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metrohumanx Hahaahaha! Nice. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 06:10:00

nice word - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:18:00

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Suisidewalk

Created by: FreakyDeak

Pronunciation: soo-ih-syde-wok

Sentence: He sure does love to suisidewalk. Maybe we should buy him a helmet instead of a car.

Etymology: Suicide + Sidewalk

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Deadestrian

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ded est reee an

Sentence: the deadestrian must have been an outofhisheadestrian to try crossing there.

Etymology: pedestrian dead

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Portapuesadom

Created by: conner

Pronunciation: To have false wisdom.

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Antinom

Created by: Jacobo

Pronunciation: Anti-nawm

Sentence: The boy antinomed the do not walk sign.

Etymology: anti- against. nom- law, rule

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Peregrump

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PAIR-uh-GRUMP

Sentence: Unable to afford the most elementary form of wheeled transport and not having the skills needed to operate even a skateboard, Fritz nurtured a lifelong grudge against scooter pilots, cyclists and anyone flaunting their customized chromium wheelchairs. Rejected by the Rebels, Fritz had become a PEREGRUMP ever since he meandered down from the hills and across the highway. Asserting his pedestrian rights, he would often step arrogantly into the flow of traffic, protected only by his hundred-meter stare and imaginary aura of invincibility. Fritz had ample time to adjust his attitude as his mangled body recovered from an all-too-close encounter with an S.U.V. Now he's in traction, staring at the hospital ceiling as he mentally composes his Speedbumpkin Manifesto and creates verbotomisms with a pencil clutched between his teeth.

Etymology: PEREGrine+gRUMP=PEREGRUMP....PEREGRINE: having a tendency to wander, sometimes obliviously;Middle French peregrin, from Medieval Latin peregrinus, from Latin, foreign.....GRUMP:a person given to complaining,an act borne of ill humor or sulkiness, sometimes malicious.

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metrohumanx SPEEDBUMP: a low obstruction placed on a roadway to limit vehicular speed (1972).....Bumpkin:an awkward and unsophisticated rustic;perhaps from Dutch bommekijn small cask, from Middle Dutch, from bomme cask Date: 1570 :) - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:26:00

You must have watched the program on the Unabomber last night! - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:30:00

fantastic sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:15:00

and a terrific last line! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:41:00

insightful & funny! - splendiction, 2009-03-02: 21:29:00

So talented :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-25: 14:06:00

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Incerebrdemi

Created by: emnbrock

Pronunciation: in-sar-a-bruh-demi

Sentence: That person who just jumped off a bridge is an incerebrdemi.

Etymology: in- not, without; cerebr- brain; demi- people

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Dysanthropdiaterra

Created by: rianna

Pronunciation: dis-an-thow-pa-dat-erra

Sentence: The dysanthropdiaterra walked through the road with out even looking both ways because he felt he had the right of way.

Etymology: dys-bad anthrop-man, human dia-through, across terra-land

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Pestestrian

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pestestrēən

Sentence: Motorists get angry enough when another driver does something stupid that backs traffic up. They really get steamed when a self-important pestestrian with an I-dare-you-to-hit-me attitude decides to cross the street in the middle of the block.

Etymology: pest (an annoying person or thing; a nuisance) + pedestrian (a person walking along a road or in a developed area)

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nice - galwaywegian, 2010-09-13: 06:08:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-02: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-13: 00:41:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

'But I don't want my hamburger in a car'

DEFINITION: v. To ignore conventional wisdom and traffic rules by walking in areas normally restricted to motor vehicles. n. An aggressive pedestrian who feels it is their god-given right to walk in the middle of the road.

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