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Roverstepping

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: rove er step ping

Sentence: The bands of roverstepping teens were frightfully irritating to the motorists.

Etymology: ROVER, OVERSTEPPING. Rover - somebody who wanders from place to place. Overstepping - exceeding boundaries and limits.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Nice word. Good construction. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:49:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:14:00

petaj Rover is also a vehicle manufacturer - petaj, 2009-03-03: 06:59:00

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Portapuesadom

Created by: conner

Pronunciation: To have false wisdom.

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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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Orthopath

Created by: AMEE3

Pronunciation:

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orthpath... - AMEE3, 2010-09-13: 12:28:00

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Jayfarer

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: jay/fair/er

Sentence: The jayfarer caused havoc on the freeway this morning trying to dodge 100 mile per hour traffic.

Etymology: JAYFARER - noun - from JAYWALKER (to cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner) + WAYFARER (a pedestrian who walks from place to place on foot)

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COMMENTS:

He is a poor jayfaring stranger...travelling through this world of woe...(from the folk song, "I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger." - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:36:00

A farevorite! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:29:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2009-03-02: 15:02:00

like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-03: 07:52:00

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Perambulance

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: per-AM-byu-lance

Sentence: Pammy, quit wailing like a siren and get off the road. Your perambulancing will get you killed one of these days.

Etymology: perambulate (walk) + ambulance (emergency vehicle that moves at high speed and has right of way)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Huh, just realised I've made three verbotomisms beginning with p in a row. - petaj, 2009-03-03: 07:03:00

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Dumblethrough

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Dum-bull-threw

Sentence: Shmoe went walking one day and realized he was starving! As he was walking he noticed a blister on the heel of his foot and he was too tired to go inside the burger joint. So, he walks up to the drive through and cuts in line in front of the cars. Thelma at the drive through could not believe this jerk would do such a "Dumbelthrough" act at the drive through.

Etymology: To be dumb and cut through in front of others. (no manners)

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Pepestrian

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pep est reee an

Sentence: Walking Bull denied being a pepestrian, ststing that he waited for the red man before crossing the road.

Etymology: pedestrian, pest

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Gnghfjygfj

Created by: uiiuiu

Pronunciation: ghuf-fghfg-vfg

Sentence: ftyhfh

Etymology:

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paynis - uiiuiu, 2014-12-02: 18:10:00

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Anencephalo

Created by: patrick

Pronunciation: an-en-ceph-alo

Sentence: The anencephalo was waliking through traffic during rush hour.

Etymology: an-not without, Greek encephalo-brain, Greek

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Comments:

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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