DEFINITION: v. tr., To believe you’re saving money by buying things which are on sale even if you don’t really want or need them. n., A person who believes they are saving their money whenever they buy something on sale.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Dealusional: /dee-loo-shun-al/ Bart was completely dealusional and continued to stockpile worthless ‘bargains’. Etymology: deal + delusion Created by: Stevenson0.
Comments on Dealusional:
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-16: 18:55:00
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-16: 21:41:00
It’s the real deal, Stevo!
Buckschmuck: /buck-shmuck/ Bob is such a buckschmuck – he thinks paying more for a supersized meal is such a bargain, when all it does is empty his wallet AND make him a lard ass. Etymology: Buck: slang for dollar + Schmuck: an idiot or fool Created by: kabloozie.
Comments on Buckschmuck:
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-16: 21:56:00
As Frank Moore Colby said: “The more food there is in the worls, the more fools will be feed.” Like your word heaps!
Gullibuyer: /gull-ih-bye-er / She’s such a gullibuyer, she bought a timeshare where the next Hawaiian island will be. Etymology: gullible + buyer Created by: yellowbird.
Comments on Gullibuyer:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-16: 12:42:00
good one yellowbird
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-16: 21:39:00
Some are bargain hunters, while others buy the things they need! Good word!
Fubargain: /foo-BAHR-guhn/ Even though Bob explained to Roxie the term, “Let the buyer beware”, she continued to fubargain with imeldacity, believing you couldn’t have too many pairs of shoes. And, despite, bargainasty upon bargainasty piling up at home, her shopping philosophy remained the same. “The more you buy, the greater the saving. And hadn’t Bob told her that she was protected, in law, by “craveat emptor.” Etymology: Fubargain (vb & n):Fubar(failed to understand beyond all reason – in this context) & bargain. Cognates: Fubargainista Created by: OZZIEBOB.
Comments on Fubargain:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-16: 12:49:00
great sentence as usual
Tigger, 2007-11-18: 21:56:00
Nice word! And a very ‘careful’ etymology, OzzieBob. I found this factoid on wikipedia – “FUBAR may have been influenced by the German word furchtbar, meaning terrible.”
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