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DEFINITION: v. To expectorate unexpectedly, especially in situations where it is not considered socially acceptable. n. A person who habitually spits, even when among polite company.

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Spituation

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spi ch oōˈā sh ən

Sentence: As a baseball player Charlie was used to chewing gum and letting the spit fly. If he was nervous, he could be a regular phlegm fountain. When his team won the World Series a visit to the White House was in order and sure enough Charlie had the jitters. As he went to shake the President's hand habits took over. The Secret Service radios crackled to life. "We have a spituation in the Oval Office!" Before he could muster another loogie, Charlie found himself on the floor. Who knew that Secret Service agents carried tasers?

Etymology: spit (saliva, typically that which has been ejected from a person's mouth) + situation (a set of circumstances in which one finds oneself)

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Looks like the couple in the picture are about ready for a spatuation. - wayoffcenter, 2009-03-12: 07:09:00

metrohumanx Absoloutely TOP-NOTCH! That's why I have difficulty watching TV baseball. It makes me salivate. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:46:00

Funny! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:34:00

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Shootemsputum

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: shoot - um - spu - tum

Sentence: Clint and Dirk were both heavy spitters.... They could generate bucket sized quantities on a good day. Their sputum was copious and frequent but what irritated their friends was the shootemsputum that landed in places where no one would expect or intend.... Every day for them was a spewtemup at the OK Coral.

Etymology: Shoot, ShootEm and Sputum

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COMMENTS:

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:14:00

metrohumanx Mind- numbing grossology! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:37:00

petaj Now, loogie here pilgrim, we don't want no trouble here on the ranch. There's no place for lungfighters at the OK corral. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:24:00

Very funny. Yuch, yuch, yuch! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:45:00

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Malapropel

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: mahl-APP-row-PELL (malapropeller)

Sentence: Hank was quite gross in his youth- and now he's so crude and uncouth. He hacked up some moisture- and launched a thick oyster- so hard it included his tooth. Yes, Hank the Skank would belittle- all those who would swallow their spittle- For him it was sport- to land one in the port- We hope that he gags on a Skittle. (Hank was a MALAPROPELLER of the worst kind. An unrepentant DISGUSTOLAUNCHER, he would decorate the sidewalk with loathome lung by-products, repellent dollops of drool and vulgar volumes of vile vapours, too.)

Etymology: MALAPROpos+proPEL= MALAPROPEL.....MALAPROPOS: in an inappropriate or inopportune way; French mal à propos (1668).....PROPEL: to drive forward or onward by or as if by means of a force that imparts motion;Middle English propellen, from Latin propellere, from pro- before + pellere to drive.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Ptyalize expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:31:00

Metrohumanx, I was imagining the graphic details as I read your sentence :)~ EWWW WEEE Old Hank is one Malapropel type Fella! I just hope he doesn't smoke as he starts to choke and fling out something YELLOW! (GOOD one!) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-12: 21:05:00

excellent create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 10:14:00

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Audaspity

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: OR-DASS-pe-tee

Sentence: Boldrick had no shame. His audaspity frequently resulted in him being thrown out of parties, book groups, weddings and funerals by irate hosts still dripping with spittle.

Etymology: audacity (boldness) + spit (expel saliva and/or mucus)

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COMMENTS:

spot on! - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:13:00

metrohumanx Funny yet revolting imagry. Good one! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

metrohumanx Funny yet revolting imagry. Good one! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

metrohumanx Well that was a strange reduplicomment! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

petaj Jabber, should that be "spit on"? Metro, you are really spitting out comments there. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:10:00

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Spewtifulpeople

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: spu ti ful peep ell

Sentence: He was a bon vivant, a man of the world, but he was also one of the spewtifulpeople. He was the spitting image of a successful person, except for his one bad habit. We could expectorate no less from him...he was a cuspidor, not a toreador.

Etymology: Spew (spit) & Beutiful People (Wealthy, prominent people, especially those in international society)

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Horkule

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hork yewl

Sentence: Her blind date turned out to be a mystery date, especially after he covered her in his trachial fluids. He was none other than Horkule Poirot and her little grey cells wished she had never agreed to this outing.

Etymology: Hork (to release phlegm from nose or throat)& Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie's fictional Belgian Detective)

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Horkiculture

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hor/ki/cul/ture

Sentence: Sam worked in a lab which always turned out inaccurate results due to his horkiculture.

Etymology: hork + horticulture + culture (as in lab specimen)

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petaj your word reminds me of something green, and it's growing on me. ERK. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:18:00

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Hackattack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: hack a tack

Sentence: His sudden hackattack shocked the restaurant diners. Some of the surprised onlookers noticed his sudden spasm of churling coughs froze; while a few others acted swiftly to aid the man whom they mistook for choking on a piece of steak. One onlooker, obviously either a doctor or first-aid graduate, began applying the h-manoeuvre to the man. He resisted violently with a shout “Whhwaat r u dewing? I ave a orrible cold and need to eat!”

Etymology: From hack (to cough in sudden, uncontrollable spasms) and attack (to act on something with violence or vigor).

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx EXCELLENT word! I wonder if one can apply the Heimlich Manoever in REVERSE? - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:42:00

Yes, that would be a good manoever for this particular guy! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 22:10:00

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Salivationarmy

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sali vay shun armee

Sentence: When Judy Drench went out for dinner with Rudy B. Havior, she did not understand that she would be dating the salivationarmy. Rudy shlurped and shpittled his way through the meal. By the end of the evening, she was a human spittoon. Judy had more DNA samples on her than a CSI lab.

Etymology: Salivation (the secretion of saliva) & play on Salvation Army (a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless)

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:D - galwaywegian, 2010-09-23: 14:26:00

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Vesuviyuck

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: vess oooooooooooooo veeeeeeee uk!

Sentence: Alarmed at the sound of the vesuviyucking coming from the kitchen of Metro's Mouthwatering Diner, she decided against ordering the green salad.

Etymology: vesuvius as in volcano, yuck as in yuck

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COMMENTS:

with the special dressing - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:17:00

how clever to relate such unwelcome eruptions - Super Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 13:55:00

metrohumanx NO SOUP FOR YOU!........next! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:46:00

She should ve-sue-vious them! Good word! - Nosila, 2009-03-12: 20:20:00

I'm never eating out again. - Mustang, 2009-03-13: 06:07:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-12: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2009-03-12: 06:39:00
sometimes I worry about metrohumanx :)

mweinmann - 2009-03-12: 16:08:00
This definition really caused me to chuckle....you see, I actually met someone last week who actually did this!!

splendiction - 2009-03-12: 22:13:00
The words today are hilarious and disgusting at the same time - oh, another definition!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-23: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James