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'You must me so hot in those boots.'

DEFINITION: n. Anxiety caused by fear that one's body odor may offend others; often exacerbated when required to remove heavy sweaters, or footwear.v. To worry about the way you smell.

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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: stink + on + shuss + ness

Sentence: I get sweaty when I work out, it leaves me in a state of stinkonciousness until I can shower.

Etymology: stink + conciousness

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Created by: verysimplegame

Pronunciation: reek-ah-pa-thee

Sentence: Bonny longed to take her coat off in the stifling room, but her reekopathy held her in check.

Etymology: Reek + opathy

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Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: mal-oh-dure-ess

Sentence: The fear that his feet smelt like rotten eggs left him in a constant state of maloduress.

Etymology: malodorous (having an unpleasant smell) + duress (constraint or intimidation)

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: halitōzēz

Sentence: Because of his severe case of halitosies, Brian was the only member of the Scout Troop granted permission to remove his boots after an extended hiking trip and hang his feet out the car window. The permission was almost rescinded when it was discovered that people in the next car were close to passing out and that the car*s paint was peeling. Order was restored once Brian*s transport was repositioned at the rear of the caravan.

Etymology: halitosis (technical term for bad breath) + tosies (a childish word for the five digits at the end of the human foot)


Heeheehee Love it ! - galwaywegian, 2009-11-12: 03:31:00

artr Not that I know anybody that this ever happened to... - artr, 2009-11-12: 03:35:00


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: stinky/toe/sis

Sentence: Barb's acute stinkytoesis caused her to break out in hives whenever she encountered a display of flip flops. She had to order all of her footwear online.

Etymology: stinky toes + psychosis


gymmy choos i suppose - galwaywegian, 2007-04-26: 06:18:00

playdohheart hehehe. this one made me giggle. - playdohheart, 2007-04-26: 08:41:00

good one jabber! - toadstool57, 2007-04-26: 09:13:00


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Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: kol - dor - swet

Sentence: Mr. Badd O. Door came over to my house wearing a a leather jacket, leather pants and heavy leather boots during a hot summer's day last year. I complimented them about his boots and he asked me if I wanted to try them. It was kind of a dare actually, since those boots seemed to be heavy. I quickly said, "Yes, take them off." And not missing a beat, he sped off like Flash into the horizon. I guess coldorsweat must have overcome him.

Etymology: cold sweat (figurative language associated with uneasiness) + odor

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: ke/vin/fet/id/lyne

Sentence: Kevinfetidline disorder has hit many boy bands making their music stink

Etymology: Kevin Federline + fetid

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌstɪŋˈkzaɪədi/

Sentence: Commercials for the deoderant Sure make good use of people's tendency for stinxeity.

Etymology: From stink + anxiety

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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: SWEHT-freht

Sentence: After the five-mile hike to his girlfriend's house soaked his sweater, Alex was bound to get into a sweatfret.

Etymology: sweat + fret (agitation)

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Created by: Noble

Pronunciation: in-stink-tive-ness

Sentence: When you just know, without actually taking your shoes off, that there will indeed be an unpleasant smell...



nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-04: 10:42:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-26: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by magenta.
Thank you magenta! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-26: 00:56:00
Vonnegut Week's top Verbotomist, Rikboyee, reveals his secret creative strategy! Read The Verobotomy Interview: Rikboyee on the Verbotomy Blog.

Jabberwocky - 2007-04-26: 10:59:00
I really enjoyed reading the Rikboyee interview. Perhaps you could choose random verbotomists to interview from time to time. It adds yet another dimension to an already fabulous game.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-26: 13:53:00
Hey Jabberwocky, Excellent idea! Are you, perchance, offering yourself for a splinterview? (Note: Splinterview is word created by Rikboyee to describe the way I spliced together our email exchange to create the "interview" for the blog.) I would love to splinterview the winner each week, and I see you are very near the top of the list... I have also heard rumours, although it is not official yet, that the winner this week will be awarded a Verbotomy Cup (See the sneak preview here) imprinted with the Author's own Verboticism. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2007-04-26: 14:20:00
While it would be a frabjous (blend of fair, fabulous and joyous, taken from the Lewis Carroll poem about the Jabberwocky)honour to be splinterviewed, I have been close many weeks but have a difficult time maintaining my stamina. I suspect the winner this week will be Petaj who has put in some superlative words. There are also several dark horses moving up as well, along with the indomitable Stevenson0. The cup is tempting though - great idea

petaj petaj - 2007-04-26: 19:11:00
OOh that cup looks great. I hope I can hold on to my lead with those dark horses closing in.

Mustang - 2008-07-03: 06:14:00
Psychosis....good one. gmta?

artr artr - 2009-11-12: 03:41:00
Not to be THAT guy but shouldn\'t the first line be \"You must BE so hot in those boots\"?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-04-01: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by magenta. Thank you magenta. ~ James