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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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Bikinitini

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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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.

Etymology:

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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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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Thwrong

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: thrawng

Sentence: At the family beach vacation Grandma thought it was great that she could still fit into her string bikini. Others thought it was just thwrong. To make matters worse Grandpa decided to match her faux pas by strutting around in a banana-hammock Speedow. The cost of the vacation may well be eclipsed by the eventual cost of therapy for the grandchildren.

Etymology: thong (a brief garment for the lower body that exposes the buttocks) + wrong (not correct in action, judgment, opinion, method, etc.)

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brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2012-02-28: 07:36:00

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Boomshakacracka

mrskellyscl

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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Ouchfit

artr

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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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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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