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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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Indistreet

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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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Apparelhell

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: a parallel

Sentence: Jimmy smiled as he recalled his pleasant dreams of the night before, of the sweet supple skin of his beloved as they bathed in the sandy sunshine on their honeymoon. He wondered if they were still there together, in a parallel universe. Suddenly, the sound of Irena's voice bought him back to reality. When he saw the image of her before him he was struck by a profound thought: Was this apparelhell universe?

Etymology: Apparel: clothing. Hell: A very bad place, or so I'm told. Parallel: consistent property of two events separated by time.

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terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-11: 13:37:00

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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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Retrohno

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: rhett roh noh

Sentence: He had a body that turned the retro look into the retrohno look, but not the eyesight to notice it.

Etymology: retro oh no

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Crinkledfashionrut

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Crink-old-fa-shun-rut

Sentence: Mrs. Wryly Puckerbutt got stuck in a Crinkledfashionrut. As she strutted her stuff around her husband...Gruff he finally had to say,"Dear you know my sight is bad...now sweetheart I don't want to make you mad, but honey you don't have what you once had...so, please go iron out the wrinkles!" I've overheard Mrs. Nippentuck, has nicknamed you,"Mrs.Crinkledwrinkled Puckerbutt. She says, "you are in a constant crinkledfashionrut!" Honey, don't worry I think she's a nut!

Etymology: Crinkle: A wrinkle,ripple, or fold. Fashion:The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior. Rut:To get stuck into a fixed, usually boring routine.(Unbecoming,to be stuck in an era of a certain stlye of clothing that is not age appropriate, attractive, or flattering.)

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super word - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-11: 13:38:00

Love the names! - Nosila, 2009-05-11: 22:22:00

Thanks Jabber and Nosila very much :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-14: 11:16:00

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Prunetta

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 and a feminine name ending in 'etta'.

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Sadly she's not alone...beaches everywhere have seen her! Good Word - Nosila, 2009-05-11: 17:59:00

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Prunetta

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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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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Regretro

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: ree-gret-tro

Sentence:

Etymology: regret, retro

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hehe - galwaywegian, 2009-05-11: 05:18:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-11: 13:40:00

That would be the current 80's fashion revival that seems to be going on.. - dochanne, 2009-05-12: 05:24:00

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Fashuntweesta

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: feh-shuhn-twees-tah

Sentence: In the year 2025, down at Maliboobie Beach, old Pamela A. in her bikini was known as a fashuntweesta, a real screampuff. My how the years fly by!

Etymology: Blending contemporary term "fashionista" with "shun," meaning to keep away from + "twist," a distortion in form or meaning

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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