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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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Fashiononsense

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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Ripvanwrinkle

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: rip van rin kel

Sentence: When Maisie showed up in the bikini she had worn more successfully forty years ago, she looked like a real ripvanwrinkle. Her skin looked like the surface of the moon and it was painfully obvious she had lost the fight against gravity here on earth. The poor bikini fought to enclose her Dead Sea rolls.

Etymology: Rip Van Winkle (fairy tale character who slept through his life;person who is oblivious to social changes) & Wrinkle (creases and folds in the skin due to aging and loss of elasticity)

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Crammedma

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: crammed/ma

Sentence: Her crammedma and crammeddad came to visit both wearing clothes several sizes too small.

Etymology: cram + Grandma

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Gerigarbatric

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: jer - ee - garb - a' triks

Sentence: Harold had to come to grips that Maude was gerigarbatric and would just play along.

Etymology: garb (clothing ; manner of style or dress), then bookended with geriatric (age, feeble, old)

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Youthenize

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: yooth-en-ize

Sentence: Whenever Syl would youthenize, Morty just wished he was dead.

Etymology: youth (the condition or quality of being young) + euthanize (the act of painlessly ending the life of a person for reasons of mercy)

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hyperborean Thanks for using my photograph for today's cartoon. (Just kidding.) - hyperborean, 2009-05-11: 09:03:00

short, (sweet )and fast , packs the punch, like a ninja - DrWebster111, 2009-05-12: 21:41:00

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Indistreet

artr

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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Fattiree

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)

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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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Sadtire

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sad tyre

Sentence: Helen lost 100 pounds and was delighted to be able to get into her old clothes, including her skimpy bikini...one of the first ever made. She thought she looked hip, young and sexy as she showed off her beach wear to her husband Tom. "Don't I look young again?" , she asked him. "You are deluded if you think you are going to sadtire yourself like that on our cruise" he retorted. "The bikini looks great, but you need to iron the wrinkles out of your birthday suit!"

Etymology: Sad (bad; unfortunate) & Attire (put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive)

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Shuizeld

Created by: flameymarshey

Pronunciation: (Shu-weez-ulld_

Sentence: "Honey, are you still schuziled??"

Etymology:

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YOY - flameymarshey, 2018-09-30: 15:12:00

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Cramolded

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: cra-mol-did

Sentence: Marvin says to Anne, "Honey, you know you should not cramolded that old bikini on your body...it accentuates your extra curves and lines."

Etymology: Cram-To force, press, or squeeze into an insufficient space; stuff. Old- and added (ed) - Having lived or existed for a relatively long time; far advanced in years or life.

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Comments:

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