DEFINITION: n. The weird feelings that rise up when you notice that you are being followed by a police officer, or a cop car, or the Special Forces Anti-Terrorist Unit. v. tr. To feel nervous, self-conscious and guilty whenever you see a police officer.

Omigod, I'm surrounded.

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Afraidar: /É™-frād’där/ “There he goes again. That’s the third time the park ranger has circled past us. He must know we failed to properly quench the campfire last night,” Julie said. “Relax. it’s just your afraidar,” Jim replied. Etymology: afraid/radar Created by: stache.

Comments on Afraidar:

silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:29:00
The child in me loves the word afraider … it’s a crackerjack creation! Excellent!

Nosila, 2008-03-20: 22:34:00
Good one, stache…just cause you’re paranoid does not mean that someone isn’t following you…

Tigger, 2008-03-20: 22:53:00
Oh, this is an excellent word. Perfect!

ErWenn, 2008-03-21: 01:55:00
Fantastic word. Most X-dar words (including mine) seem to imply that the detection is actually _effective_. I like that this one goes the other way.

OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-22: 03:41:00
Good word!

Gendarmealarm: /jahn-darm-alarm/ I experience such acute gendarmealarm that I even break into a sweat when I see a hall monitor from a French immersion school. Etymology: gendarme + alarm Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments on Gendarmealarm:

Mustang, 2008-03-20: 07:13:00
Had you been motoring about in London perhaps you’d have experienced ‘bobby caution’?

petaj, 2008-03-20: 09:29:00
Or Plodduck.

Jamagra, 2008-03-20: 11:53:00
Fun to say! Nice one.

silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:26:00
Double Stong’arm’ed Creation!

stache, 2008-03-21: 00:00:00
tres bien

OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-22: 00:30:00
Gendarmit – i should have thought of that one!

Bluedar: /-ˈbluËŒdɒɹ-/ Some think that bluedar is some sort of magic fuzzy sixth sense or pigcognition, while others claim that it’s just a keen awareness of surroundings and good copstincts. But they can’t fool me: I know for a fact that there’s a powerful, invisible energy that connects all police officers together. It’s called…The Force. Etymology: from blue + (ra)dar Created by: ErWenn.

Comments on Bluedar:

ErWenn, 2008-03-20: 01:06:00
I have nothing but the utmost respect for every police officer I’ve ever met, and I use the word “pig” in only the silliest imaginable way.

Nosila, 2008-03-20: 01:15:00
May the Force be with you, ErWenn!

petaj, 2008-03-20: 02:27:00
Nice one – force um, this can be a real handicuff.

OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-20: 05:22:00
Unique: but somewhat boarish! I like it!

silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:37:00
Maybe bluedar is a force of habit!

silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:38:00
And the song of the day is …. Don’t It Make Your Brown eyes blue?”

purpleartichokes, 2008-03-20: 17:40:00
Or, Blue Moon… not a good idea when acted out upon.

purpleartichokes, 2008-03-20: 17:43:00
BTW, great word!

petaj, 2008-03-20: 23:01:00
I think the song of the day is. And the heat/beat goes on, la de da de da by Sonny and Cher…. or The heat is on, by Glenn Frey

Themanarrhea: /the-man-ar-rhe-a/ Whenever Bev noticed a squad car in her rear-view mirror, an extreme nervous fear and paranoia overtook her, giving her an immediate case of themanarrhea. Etymology: the man + diarrhea Created by: Stevenson0.

Comments on Themanarrhea:

Jabberwocky, 2008-03-20: 11:01:00
I hope she was wearing Depends

silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:41:00
Much nicer way to say the cops scared one s***less! It took great wit and slyness to come up with this much nicer and more subtle creation! Well done!

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Definition Comments:

Verbotomy2008-03-20: 00:01:00
Today’s definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James