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DEFINITION: v. To deny that you have stupidly injured yourself for fear of punishment or ridicule. n. A person who won't admit it when they shoot themselves in the foot (which they seem to do quite often).

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Oneyedeneyer

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: wun + ahyd + dee + niur

Sentence: Rosemary was clumsy and ashamed to admit that she walked into walls, tripped over air and ripped her skin off when she shaved. But the day she took out her eye tweezing her eyebrows made her a oneyedeneyer..... Despite the fact that she was missing an eye, she could not bring herself to admit that she had done it herself and went into oneyedenial....

Etymology: one + eyed + deny + denier (spelled to match the missing eye)...

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We are keeping an eye on you...just the one! - Nosila, 2009-04-14: 20:20:00

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Refutabuse

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ree-fewt-ah-beuse

Sentence: Usually after she refutabused herself she could piece herself back together swimmingly, but today after she dropped her eyeball on the floor, and after the cat ate it she realised that she should get some therapy.

Etymology: refute (deny) + abuse (injure)

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Menodrama

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: mee no draw maw

Sentence: Fay had been clumsy child; and it was no different for her as an adult. In fact she’d become a skilled menodramatist, quick to deny her clumsy acts and carry on. Most times she was accident prone she’d make a menodramatic move to cover the damage.

Etymology: From: ME and NO or not, MELODRAMA. A person who is not melodramatic, especially about being clumsy.

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Disamvowel

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dis am vow el

Sentence: Wendy was always the first to disamvowel when she had hurt herself accidentally. But when she accidentally poked her eye out, she made more of a spectacle of herself than usual.

Etymology: Disavow (deny;disclaim responsibility for) & Disembowel (remove innards)

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Bluffoon

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bluff oon

Sentence: There is no fool like an oaf fool. Clum Sy blundered and blustered around, often hitting his clunkhead and falling down. He was constantly embarrasssed by his lumpy and broken bonehead, black eyes, split lips, and an occasional broken nose, when he accidentally struck it, because he put it where it shouldn't be. Rather than admit he was just a bumpling box boy, he would pretend he was a boxer, and hoped no one would realize he was just a bluffoon.

Etymology: BLUFF, BUFFOON. BLUFF - try to mislead others about some thing. BUFFOON - a bumbling clumsy person, such people often unintentionally hurt themselves. Clowns often act this way to make people laugh and America's Funniest Home Videos tv show has lots of videos of buffoons. /// The first line contains the parody of oaf fool for old fool. /// His name Clum Sy is said clumsy. /// Clunkhead is a blending of the clunking a lunkhead takes. /// Bumpling is a blending of the bumps one gets when bumbling around. ///

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COMMENTS:

Great new words...love bumpling! - Nosila, 2009-04-14: 20:22:00

I know some oaf fools...been called one. Great word! - Mustang, 2009-04-14: 23:41:00

Love it! ROTFLMBO! B-B-B-BAA-foooon is on the bluff! being a Bluffoon! LOL! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-16: 19:16:00

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Hubristle

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: hew-brihs-el

Sentence: Brianna Sultana was a famous actress. Adam was the director of her latest play. Unfortunately, Brianna had become a bit of a prima donna and Adam was sick of pampering her: constructive criticism or even simple suggestions of any kind would cause her to hubristle, usually resulting in some damage to the set or herself. She always said "My show must go on," and offered no apologies for any of her antics. Brianna had stormed off to her dressing room after Adam, sure he would lose his job, had said, "Take the beam out of your own eye, so you can help me take the speck out of my eye." He didn't know she would take him literally.

Etymology: HUBRIS, meaning excessive self-confidence, arrogance + BRISTLE, meaning to react in an angry, offended manner

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Flubberup

Created by: memyselfandbo

Pronunciation: fluh-ber-up

Sentence: As Neal looked on, Mandy committed an embarrassing flubberup by tweezing her eyeball instead of her eyelash. Ouch.

Etymology: Flub: to make a mess of. Cover-up: a device or strategy for covering/concealing.

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Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-04-14: 23:40:00

Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-15: 01:29:00

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Oopsdenial

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: oŏpsdinīəl

Sentence: With a spoon still stuck up his nose, Harry is in a state of oopsdenial.

Etymology: oops (used to show recognition of a mistake or minor accident, often as part of an apology) + denial (the action of declaring something to be untrue)

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Dismembermeant

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: dis-mem-ber-meant

Sentence: Rosie would always pretend that her obviously self inflicted bruises and scrapes were no big deal. When she walked into a wall she tried to pass off the black and blue mark as makeup for her performance. When she had a burn mark from making a roast she said that she wanted to get a tatoo and thought she'd see what it looked like first. But the day she came in with two fingers missing after playing with the dog there was no way she could pass it off as dismembermeant.

Etymology: dismember(ment): to lose a limb, sever, amputate + meant: intended, purposeful

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Idioticconsealer

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: i-dē-ˈä-tik-kən-ˈsēl-lər

Sentence: Barbie was curling her eyelashes when she answered a phone call... then,propped the phone on her shoulder and against her ear...she had her eyelash curler in one hand, squeezing it tightly to curl her lashes...Barbie bent over to pick up her mirror on the table with her free hand and the phone fell off her shoulder! She tried to catch the phone as it fell and she accidently jerked ALL of her eyelashes completely out of her eye! Ed says," Barbie your eye is bleeding!" To which Barbie replies,"Oh Ed it's fine I have no lashes...I'll just use my "idioticconsealer", it works on all of my blunders and I'll apply a little extra liner after my eye stops bleeding. Ed,is just stares in horror at Barbie and just wishes she had a brain and wasn't such an "idioticconsealer!" so often and won't ever admit her mistakes!

Etymology: Idiotic:showing complete lack of thought or common sense:foolish. Concealer:(Double meaning & play on the two meanings) 1 : one that conceals 2 : a cosmetic used to conceal blemishes or discoloration especially around or under the eyes...(Wink,Wink) ;)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-14: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-16: 18:40:00
Metro is the MAN good definition! YOU are so creative! Cartoon is hilarious ! :) Thanks,I enjoyed this one!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-27: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James