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'Oh no! I hate it when my husband tries to dress me!'

DEFINITION: v., To carefully place a lid on a bottle, especially a salad dressing bottle, so that it appears closed and will not spill unless the bottle is moved or shaken. n., A bottle which has been prepared in such a manner.

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Top verboticism of the day created by artr

Pronunciation: gächəp

Sentence: Rudy fell for a whole bottle of gotchup. He was a great fan of practical jokes. He was constantly pulling stunts on his roommate. Finally it was Billy's turn. After observing Rudy's habit of turning the catsup bottle over and giving it a good thunk before opening the cap, Billy knew what to do. He loosened the cap and sat back to see the results. Sure enough, Rudy proceeded to empty about half the bottle on his pants and new shoes with one good whack. The whole thing was made that much sweeter by the fact that Rudy insisted on buying the cheap runny catsup instead of the brand that Billy liked. His only regret was that PitterPat, his cat, was well within the spatter zone as the prank ensued.

Etymology: gotcha (an instance of publicly tricking someone or exposing them to ridicule) + catsup (a spicy sauce made chiefly from tomatoes and vinegar, used as a condiment)

Created by: artr.


great story - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-19: 09:33:00

Excellent word! - Mustang, 2008-09-19: 17:12:00

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Seasonfling: /see-zon-fling/ "Would you care for a little seasonfling on your salad?" asked the perfect hostess as she accidentally spewed the entire bottle of salad dressing all over her guests. Etymology: seasoning + fling Created by: Jabberwocky.


Great! - TJayzz, 2008-09-19: 09:57:00

Sounds like a salad tossin' spring break - zxvasdf, 2008-09-21: 21:22:00

Capunked: /ka-puhngk-d / Jeremy capunked three different people at dinner last night leaving ketchup, mustard and oil and vinegar on the walls, ceiling and floors, not to mention his victims. Etymology: CAPUNKED - verb - from CAP (a close-fitting covering for a bottle, or jar) + PUNKED (to "get" someone in a practical joke; someone caught unaware in a practical joke) Created by: Stevenson0.

Drettle: /-dretl-/ He has drettled this bottle again! How many times will I have to deal with this drettle?!?! Etymology: DRETTLE. v. tr/ n From Dressing + Throttle Created by: vmalcolm.


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 02:57:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-10-23: 08:19:00
Definitely Krafty behaviour!

remistram - 2007-10-23: 09:52:00
I had to marry the loose lidder...I'm a shake first, tight lidder thus the birth of this definition.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 10:19:00
Time to throttle the bottler? ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-09-19: 06:29:00

galwaywegian - 2008-09-19: 06:30:00
very high standard so far today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-18: 00:36:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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