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'My bikini still fits!'

DEFINITION: n. A person in deep denial who crams into their old clothing which is now somewhat unflattering, and perhaps several sizes too small. v. To wear clothing from your "younger days" just to prove that you still got it.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: proon-ETT-eh

Sentence: Jeanetta was well past mid life but convinced she still looked good in revealing clothes, and the poor thing had no idea that friends referred to her as Prunetta because of all the sags, wrinkles and cellulite that gave her a prune like appearance.

Etymology: Blend of 'prune' (dried plum) and a feminine name ending in 'etta'.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: indistrēt

Sentence: The workers in the assisted-living facility were stunned at how indistreet their charges could be. Someone had apparently left a catalog of streetwear where the elders could get hold of it. Suddenly the community was flooded with grannies in spandex and chucks, grandpas with boxers hiked up to their armpits and shorts well below their hips. Before long things returned to normal when the seniors discovered that thongs are not comfortable for anybody and that it is hard to do business with local merchants while they are laughing uncontrollably.

Etymology: indiscreet (having, showing, or proceeding from too great a readiness to reveal things that should remain secret or private) + street (Street wear is a distinctive style of fashion not to be confused with hip hop fashion. Its roots are in skateboarding and the "skatewear" of the 1980s)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: Fat ty ree

Sentence: Mona was a fattiree who prided herself on the fact that in her retirement, she still could squeeze into her clothes from twenty years ago. Her poor eyesight did not afford her the same view in the rear view mirror as others got. When she walked past in her tan polyesther capris, her backside looked like a camel chewing on a caramel!

Etymology: Fat (too big; having a relatively large diameter) & Attire (clothing of a distinctive style for a special occasion) & Retiree (someone who has retired from active working; a pensioner)


I think I saw her a little while ago at the mall wearing short shorts....eeewwww. - Mustang, 2009-05-11: 21:13:00


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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: boom-shack-a-crack-a

Sentence: In her heyday, the beach bunny once made the boys cry "boomshackalacka" when she sashayed by in her thong bikini. Now the saggy, baggy, aging boomer draws hoots, giggles and cries of "boomshackacracka" from the beach crowd as she shuffles by in her orthopedic thong.

Etymology: boomshackalacka -- from the bridge of Tina Turner's hit "I Want to Take You Higher," it has become an urban expression in reference to the jiggling of a woman's derriere. Tina Turner is undoubtedly one of the greatest rock divas of all time whose career soared in the 1960s and 70s with her husband Ike Turner. Born in 1939, she still records and her concerts continue to electrify people as she tears up the stage with her music, still looking amazing in short skirts and heels. + cracka -- you figure it out

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ouchfit

Sentence: When Carl broke out an old outfit in honor of his class reunion he discovered that it had become an ouchfit. It was not only uncomfortable to wear it hurt his wife. She laughed so hard she pulled muscles. Even the dog was snickering.

Etymology: ouch (used to express pain) + outfit (a set of clothes worn together, typically for a particular occasion or purpose)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: beek eenee teenee

Sentence: When Ethel tried on her very old swimsuit, her husband Ed called it her bikinitini. Oh sure it still covered the most important parts, but two of those parts were now thumping against her knees as she walked and her backside in motion looked like a camel chewing on a caramel!

Etymology: Bikini (two piece skimpy swimsuit) & Teenie (very tiny)

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Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: fa-shen-non-cents

Sentence: Grandma's fashiononsense often times found her in acid wash jeans which were too snug.


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cray/dul/ward/rob/bur

Sentence: Edith and Ethel, both octogenarians, are cradlewardrobbers and like to hang out on Friday evenings at the local Baskin and Robbins in lululemon cropped tops and hip hugging capris.

Etymology: cradle robber + wardrobe

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: geez - ur - skueez - ur

Sentence: Lolita Meyers celebrated her 68th birthday this year at the beach doing a total geezersqueezer into the bikini that she wore in the Miss Centerville pageant 45 years ago. She paraded around proudly thinking she looked just like she used to but sadly, no one else shared her illusion.

Etymology: geezer - squeezer


hehehe - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-11: 13:39:00


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: phat-ore-ee-al-ist

Sentence: Mabel, a seasoned fatorialist, started her own website called "The Fatorialist" and posted pictures of herself squeezed into her favorite clothing, mostly from the 1940s. She also posted pictures of random people she came across who she thought looked as dashing as her in their ill-fitting rags.

Etymology: fat + sartorialist

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-11: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx Thank you metrohumanx ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-11: 03:46:00
I loved making up this word & sentence/story...Metro! YOU ARE GRRRREAT and the cartoon made me LAUGH so hard! Thanks! I needed that ~ STILL LOL! :)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-11: 07:58:00
Hey abrakadeborah, Thank you for the winkles and crinkles. Our verbotomists are certainly putting on their most creative verbdrobes today. And everyone is wearing their words well. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-11: 08:07:00
And in other news, Jabberwocky has won our Dylan Verbotomies Contest with the top score last week. I will post the official announcement later today in the blog. Congrats to Jabberwocky ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-30: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James