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Top verboticism of the day created by Nosila

DEFINITION: n., A Christmas tree, ornament or caroler that, no matter how it is tied, tethered and tilted, refuses to stay upright. v., To be so full of Christmas cheer that you simply sparkle, twinkle and tip over.

Pronunciation: peez as ter

Sentence: Brad and Kate's first Christmas together as a married couple had been one misfortune after another. It apparently is better to remove the turkey innards before stuffing the bird. Who knew eggnog was made with raw eggs? Pet poodles should not eat fresh mistletoe. Plus Brad had picked out a spindly Christmas Tree which leaned and wobbled under the weight of its decorations. It was a Pisaster Pine, decorated with bows of folly, fa la la la la la, la la la la! It was unfirgiveable, needleless to say. Kate got busy and tried to hide its flaws with tinsel and garlands, but there was no hope of making it a stately evergreen. It was a Tannenbum! When both sets of parents arrived for Christmas dinner, Kate & Brad were surprised not to be criticized for their coniferous conundrum. Brad's gruffy Dad said the only thing to do in this case, was to put some Viagra in the tree water to keep it upright. Apparently his bark was worse than his bite!

Etymology: Pisa (The leaning Tower of) & Disaster (a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune "His policies were a disaster";an event resulting in great loss and misfortune)

Created by: Nosila.


Love the reference! - emdeejay, 2008-12-15: 02:52:00

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(Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Cheerlapidated: /cheer lappy dated/ Try as they might, Jenny and James could not get the old tree to stand upright. It had seen them through many a festive season, but it was time to retire the cheerlapidated old thing. Etymology: Cheer: as in, Christmas Cheer. Delapidated: run down, worn out, etc. Created by: emdeejay.


Beauty Newk. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-17: 04:07:00

Crippledickey: /[krip-uhld dik-ee]/ Our little apartment was blessed with high ceilings, meaning the tall, skinny eight-foot Christmas tree we lugged up four flights would be just perfect. Unfortunately, the slender, protruding crown crippledickied as soon as it was topped with our 3 lb star. Etymology: A mash up of 'crippled', anything that is impaired or flawed and 'dickey', a contraction of doohickey, meaning a gadget, dingus, or thingumbob. Created by: Ismelstar.


Cute word and story - Nosila, 2008-12-15: 19:55:00

Hahaha. good one. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-17: 01:05:00

Fantastic - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-17: 04:06:00

Yulean: /Yule-een/ With merry songsters crouding tight, festive tinsel left and right, the christmas spirit shining bright, well lit by festive table-lights. Mulled wine and eggnog warm and sweet, keeps blood flowing to your feet, but if you much indulge, you'll bulge, and droop with festive meats and treats. You'll cant, careen, recline and lean. In festive repose, you'll be yulean. Etymology: Yule - of the older Yuletide solstice celebration now encumbered with modern chrisisitudes. Lean - to share one's weight with an object or person, cant, careen or recline. Herculean - descriptive of the large amount of effort put into festoonery, jollity and family gatherings at christmas. Elan - impetuous ardour, like that demonstrated by over-eggnogged carollers and others similarly afflicted with Yulean droopishness. Created by: dochanne.


You live, Yulean :-) - emdeejay, 2008-12-15: 02:51:00


To see more verboticisms for this definition go to: Why can't you get it up?



Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-10: 01:39:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes Thank you purpleartichokes ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-17: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James

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