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DEFINITION: v. To instinctively slam your foot on "the brakes" even though you're just a passenger. Often occurs when the actual driver fails to brake appropriately. n. A sudden jerk of the leg.

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Toejamming

Created by: Madamemojo

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Bootflex

Created by: Drock

Pronunciation: BOOT-fleks

Sentence: As her friend skidded past the stop sign, she crammed her eyes closed and made a bootflex.

Etymology: Bootless - without result, futile. Reflex - an involuntary action.

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Brakesercise

Created by: egonschiela

Pronunciation: brake-ser-size

Sentence: Muriel's driving was so bad, Alice had devized a brakesercise routine to calm her nerves.

Etymology: brake (ex)ercise

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Pedalpushitis

Created by: widget

Pronunciation: Pedal-push-itus

Sentence: She had a severe case of pedalpushitis as the back of the juggernaut came in to view

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Haltercate

Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: hol-ter-kate

Sentence: The driving instructor felt the need to haltercate to avoid a serious accident.

Etymology: From "halt" and "altercate" as such an action will inevitably lead to arguments.

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Passenjerk

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pasinjərk

Sentence: Lucy is a terrible traveler. If she isn’t the driver she takes on the role of the passenjerk, twitching, sighing and stomping on the imaginary brakes every time there is some flex in the traffic flow. With her in the car it’s a good idea to leave a window down at least a crack so that her sucking air through clenched teeth doesn’t create a vacuum that cracks the windshield or cause the driver to pass out for lack of oxygen.

Etymology: passenger (a traveler on a public or private conveyance other than the driver, pilot, or crew) + jerk (a quick, sharp, sudden movement/a contemptibly obnoxious person)

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Haltedhope

highwireart

Created by: highwireart

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Passbrake

Created by: ScyldScefing

Pronunciation: /pAEzbrEIk/, where AE stands for "a" as in "cat" and "EI" is pronounced as dypthong, not separate sounds.

Sentence: "And there it was, this truck, and John seemed to be so slow, I passbraked so hard you could actually hear the "thud"

Etymology: From "pass", short for "passenger", and the verb "to brake".

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Stopprehension

Created by: kryptik

Pronunciation: staw-pre-hen-shun

Sentence: Everyone Kate drives with suffers from acute stopprehension, which increases with every red light she misses.

Etymology: From the words 'stop' and 'apprehension'

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Brakeomatic

Created by: bghicks

Pronunciation: break oh matic

Sentence: When his 16 year old failed to stop at the red light, his foot brakeomatically went into action.

Etymology: brake automatic

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Empathengerfeet

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: em-paath-en-jer-feet

Sentence: Realising that Gary had not noticed the red light, Jacob tried to empathengerfeet them to a safe stop.... there were no survivors

Etymology: empathy, passenger seat, feet

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Spiritbraking

Created by: Flamechick911

Pronunciation: [Spear-it bray-king]

Sentence: Jane got mad at me the other day because I can't seem to stop Spiritbraking but it's not my fault if she's a speed demon and almost gets into an accident everytime she drives.

Etymology: from spirit reading and ghost writing

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Frake

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

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Antedisasterinstinctiveswervation

Created by: SydneyNFox

Pronunciation: ANT-EH-DIZ-AH-STIR-IN-STINK-TIV-SWERV-A-SHUN

Sentence: I slapped my foot down hard antedisasterinstictivswervigly,knowing if John didn't stop soon we would die!

Etymology: Ante-(Latin- before) Disaster-(Italian: Disastro- ill starred event) Instinct-(Latin: Instinctus- impulse) Swerve-(Old English: Sweorfan- depart, leave, turn aside)

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Whiteknucklitis

Created by: Sed8ed

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Shotgunxiety

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: shot/guhn/zahy/i/tee

Sentence: She could only be in the front seat when she was driving, or shotgunxiety caused her to constantly stomp her brake foot.

Etymology: shotgun + anxiety

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Brevitensing

Created by: DeanHildner

Pronunciation: Brev-eh-ten-sing

Sentence: Everytime Jamamoth is driving and comes close to crashing Wanda always finds herself brevitensing, wishing there was a break under her foot.

Etymology: Brev- short ehtensing- tensing

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Selfpreserbreak

Created by: danboaz

Pronunciation: self-prez-er-brAk

Sentence: the driving instructor had an uncontrollable instinct for selfpreserbreaking, eventhough he realized he was impotent to stop any accident from happening.

Etymology: self + preservation + break

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Brakawish

celeron450

Created by: celeron450

Pronunciation: brake-uh-wish

Sentence: As they approached the traffic jam far too rapidly, Brian's father could only brakawish.

Etymology: brake, make a wish

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Contracardiactist

Created by: meganfis

Pronunciation: Contra-cardiac-tist

Sentence: The driving instructor was on the edge of her seat, and was being a contracardiactist.

Etymology: contra- against, cardiac-heart,

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Drivinginstructorism

Created by: ichiromania

Pronunciation: driving instructor ism

Sentence: from the way her foot is moving, that is a clear display of drivinginstructorism

Etymology: driving instructors

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Brakeanoid

Created by: norsehorse

Pronunciation: Brake-a-noid

Sentence: You're a complete breakanoid.

Etymology: Paranoid and Brake

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Adbrakewafy

FeelTheMcGrath

Created by: FeelTheMcGrath

Pronunciation: Ad-brayck-wah-fi

Sentence: As Jebediah and Miley stepped into the car, Miley felt uneasy. She had heard previously from her neighbors that Jebediah was a reckless driver, even when he wasn't on his yeast infection medication. As he put his foot on the gas and started to drive, Miley immediately adbrakewafied.

Etymology: Ad- To brake- break suddenly wafy- while saying, "Wa!"

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Vote - ColeyPTrain, 2013-09-12: 14:45:00

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Proxypedal

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: prok-see-ped-ul

Sentence: Her inability to control her desire to proxypedal had resulted in the garage installing an extra steel plate on the passsenger side footwell

Etymology: proxy + (brake)pedal

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COMMENTS:

Nice word...Very funny. - johnnyrockett, 2006-12-27: 09:59:00

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Itchyfeet

Created by: Abbers

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Contraslam

Created by: ColeyPTrain

Pronunciation: Con-Tra-Sla-Am

Sentence: Out fear Lola contraslammed her foot against the front of the car as though she had a break in front of her

Etymology: Contra- Against Slam- Push hard

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Caroperate

Created by: mickey666

Pronunciation:

Sentence: As they approached the junction at full speed, Millie, in the passenger seat, instictively caroperated.

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Twocaptaincar

Created by: josje

Pronunciation: 2captaincar

Sentence: there is always trouble in a twocaptaincar !

Etymology: its from the sailingworld in witch there are no captains on a ship.

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COMMENTS:

Kick the out - josje, 2006-12-27: 05:30:00

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Surrobrake

Created by: tangledupinblue

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My mother was babbling about my marital prospects and didn't see the red light, so I surrobraked and screamed "Stop!" but unfortunately she thought I was telling her to stop harassing me and we slammed into the car in front of us.

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Braflex

limnrix

Created by: limnrix

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Pedalenvy

Created by: Wriiight

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Drivinstructify

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: Dryv-in-struck-tih-fy

Sentence: My mom always drivinstructifies when I drive; I guess I don't break fast enough for her.

Etymology: Driving instructors have that second break pedal on their side, and people who do this tend to think they have one too (when they don't) and it's a good thing they don't have one!

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Hyperchumping

Created by: ce0brb

Pronunciation: Hy-per-chump-ing

Sentence: Either drive yourself, or deal with being a passenger. Just stop hyperchumping.

Etymology: Hyperchondriac & pumping (at non existant brake pedal).

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COMMENTS:

This should perhaps be 'hypochumping', if you spell 'hypochondriac' correctly. - degsy99, 2007-01-04: 05:01:00

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Reflexshun

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re fleks shun

Sentence: Shirley felt an automatic reflexshun to slam on the brake when driving with her boyfriend Dan. He drove way too fast for her liking, so her leg reacted by trying to slam the non-existant brake on the passenger side. She should not have felt like being this defensive at all when riding with him, but seriously, even at the fast food drive through???

Etymology: Reflex (an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus) & Shun (avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of)

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Illusionhalt

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: ill-loo-shen-hawlt

Sentence: Mae bad drving made Sallie develop a crap in her right leg from all of her illusionhalt.

Etymology: illusion + halt

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Brevator

Created by: gbegun

Pronunciation: BREV-aye-TOR

Sentence: Because of Suzi's brevator like personality, she believes everything should be stopped prematurely.

Etymology: Brev-Short Ator-person

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Autonecrophobia

Created by: omista

Pronunciation: aw-to-nec-RO-FO-BE-uh

Sentence: Jims autonecrophobia was so overwhelming that he found it hard to let anyone else drive.

Etymology: auto- self/car; necro- death; phobia- fear of

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Collaborbrake

Created by: vicminer

Pronunciation: collab-or-brake

Sentence: As the student driver stopped abruptly, the passenger in the car collabrobraked, even though he was in the passenger seat.

Etymology: col-with

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Selfpreserbraketion

Created by: IanArcher

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Subrake

Created by: Partario

Pronunciation: Suh-Brake

Sentence: JESUS! we nerly hit him! i was using the subrake aswell!

Etymology: Su = Subconscience + Brake = To stop moving

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Stompathy

Created by: cannibalgymnastics

Pronunciation: stom- path - ee

Sentence: She didn't see the cyclist in time, but I still slammed my foot down in stompathy

Etymology:

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Psuedabraker

Created by: llimllib

Pronunciation: `Sood-a-break-er

Sentence: Steven laughed when Janine, the ex-driving instructor, bought her antique car. "Now you're a pseudabraker in a Studabaker!"

Etymology: Psuedo + braker = psuedabraker

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COMMENTS:

I like the Studabaker reference. I got it without looking at the sentance. - johnnyrockett, 2006-12-27: 10:48:00

Thanks Johnny. - llimllib, 2006-12-28: 08:15:00

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Abscared

Created by: meganhardy

Pronunciation: ab-scared

Sentence: My foot abscared when Allison almost hit a tree while she was driving me to school this morning.

Etymology: ab- from scared- beleiving that your life is in great danger.

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Slownrider

Carla

Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: sloane-righ-duh

Sentence: Bernadette was the (self-appointed) car safety officer. Whenever the driver approached a 'hazard' (another car, for example), Bernadette would slam her foot onto the floor and beseech him to slow down.

Etymology: slow + 'lone rider'

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Pedapriorsist

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: ped a pri or sist

Sentence: angie was the worst pedapriorsist I knew. I never let her sit in the front of the car.

Etymology: from pedal pressing and being prior of an event, and wanting to assist with driving.

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Brakejunkie

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: brake-junk-ee

Sentence: Chris was such a brakejunkie that he couldn't sit still while riding with anybody unless he was the driver.

Etymology: brake + junkie

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Misdrive

Created by: Flixst

Pronunciation: mɪs'draiv

Sentence: When I'm sleeping in a car, I'm alway misdriving.

Etymology: mis(wrongly) + drive

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Brakeostress

Created by: seifip

Pronunciation: brake o stress

Sentence: I'm brakeostressed. Please, dont ride so fast!

Etymology: brake + stress

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Aprestop

Created by: Stump

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I aprestop the car a lot when I drive with my elderly mother.

Etymology: apre - from apprehensive Stop

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Genustretch

Created by: dimercurio

Pronunciation: jen-yoo-stretch

Sentence: Saw that genustretch there. Does my driving scare you that much?

Etymology: Genu (Latin for knee) + stretch, based off of "genuflect" (Latin "to bend the knee", a word used to describe kneeling in a church)

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Slasm

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /'sla-z&m/

Sentence: Every time Erik pulled into traffic, Jeff would slasm his foot down on the floor and scream "The brakes don't work on my side!"

Etymology: From slam + spasm

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Brasm

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: brahsm

Sentence: Lucy was always on edge when riding in the car with her husband, Lou, and as he was often quite inattentive she would have a brasm, stomping on an imaginary brake pedal when she thought he was too slow to do so himself.

Etymology: Blend of 'brake' (device for stopping vehicles) and 'spasm' ( A sudden burst of energy, activity, or emotion)

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Abstastic

Created by: Littell16

Pronunciation: abs-tas-tic

Sentence: Allsion made abstatic actions when she lost multi-word pop to Lauren.

Etymology: abs-from,away,down;tastic-amazing

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Passengeritis

Created by: fonka99

Pronunciation: Pass-en-ger-itis

Sentence: Being of a naturally nervous nature, Maureen suffered from extreme passengeritis whenever she wasn't behind the wheel.

Etymology: From passenger and the suffix "itis"

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Programic

Created by: kanagramic

Pronunciation:

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Etymology: programing + Graphic Design = programic

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Abtrified

Created by: AllisonLittell

Pronunciation: Ab-trified

Sentence: Megan was abtrified when a horse ran in front of her car.

Etymology: Ab-from,away,down Trified-scared

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Adbrake

Created by: DrDurrer

Pronunciation: Ad-brake

Sentence: Thinking they were going to be in an accident, Maggie Ad-braked and slammed her foot to the floor, thinking she was in the driver's seat

Etymology: Ad-(latin) toward brake-to stop

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Brakearating.

Created by: stormee

Pronunciation: Break-a-rating

Sentence: The passanger automatically started brakearating when the driver did not slow down at the stop sign.

Etymology: To use imaginary brake pedal.

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Drivenger

Created by: camel

Pronunciation: Drive-en-ger

Sentence: Gas, break, dip - I can't help but drivenger whenever Tyrone takes me out to ghost ride the whip.

Etymology: Driver, passenger

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Dootstop

Created by: PeteyPeteMcPetey

Pronunciation: Doot-Stop

Sentence: An old lady was about to cross the road, so I attempted a dootstop.

Etymology: Pitstop combined with what you might say if you were to verbalise the your feelings - "dooot! Stop!".

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Antecatastinct

Created by: briangianelos

Pronunciation: an-tE-ca-ta-stE-nkt

Sentence: Bill observed Jim's violent antecatastinct as he came to an abrupt stop at the busy intersection.

Etymology: Ante (before) cata (catastrophe) stinct (tendency)

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Stopujerk

ubgrud

Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: STOP YOU JERK!

Sentence: "I hate driving with Jenny," he muttered, slamming the door behind him. "Stopujerk, stopujerk, stopujerk..." he mimicked.

Etymology: Muttering under the breath but loudly.

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Trepedalate

Created by: maxxy

Pronunciation: treh-PEH-deh-layt

Sentence: Jim frantically trepedelated as his teenage son sped down the street.

Etymology: trepidation + pedal

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Autobrakitis

Created by: wiccanfey

Pronunciation: Auto-brake-i-tish (silent h)

Sentence: When my daughter was learning to drive, I couldn't help my autobrakitis and trying to grab the steering wheel to turn!

Etymology: Automatic, brake

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Abdebreak

Created by: rfrey121

Pronunciation: ab-de-break

Sentence: As the car sped out of contol and the driver did not break, the passenger became an abdebreak out of all of her fear.

Etymology: ab-from, away de- off break- stop

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Benefictious

Created by: specks28

Pronunciation: Ben-eh-fick-tus

Sentence: Polly was benefictious when I drove her to the zoo. She thanked me over and over again.

Etymology: Bene-good Fictious- real

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Contrafibble

Created by: RachelRocks

Pronunciation: Con-tra-fibble

Sentence: Jeez mom, stop contrafibbling the floor of my truck when I'm driving.

Etymology: contra - against fibble - stomp

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Antespazerake

Created by: beverly

Pronunciation: anti spaz er rake

Sentence: She always antispazerakes when we get too close to another car.

Etymology: ante- before,prior to spazerake- a mix of the word spaz and brake

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Whiteknuckling

Created by: Fenners

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Brake dammit! I'm whiteknuckling here!

Etymology:

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Stitchbraking

Created by: Manhattan

Pronunciation: Stitch-braek-ing

Sentence: He was clearly getting impatient and her stitchbreaking only sent him over the edge.

Etymology: From the word stitch and the work brake.

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Autopedite

Created by: Hjason

Pronunciation: Auto-ped-ite

Sentence: It is so annoying when I am driving my friend around and they sit there autopediting as if I was not a capable driver.

Etymology: Automatic(as in instinctual)+pedal+expidite

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Haltpulse

Created by: awesomo

Pronunciation: halt-pulse

Sentence: Rudy almost ran-over a racoon, so I had the haltpule to stop him.

Etymology: halt-impulse

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Brakedancing

Created by: johnnyrockett

Pronunciation: Br-a-ke-dans-ing

Sentence: As we slid through the stop sign, I instinctively breakdanced on the passenger side floor.

Etymology: Oh come on...breakdancing?

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COMMENTS:

how does this have 62 points? where did they all come from? - Javeson1, 2006-12-29: 00:44:00

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Brakesist

Created by: FionaMin

Pronunciation: BRAYK-sist

Sentence: When the she saw the fast-approaching red light, Tammy felt the need to brakesist.

Etymology: brake + assist

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Brakeamiss

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: brak/a/mis

Sentence: Her breathtaking brakeamiss technique did nothing to prevent her day-dreaming driver from swerving into a pink elephant sitting quietly in the driveway munching on a bag of peanuts.

Etymology: brake + amiss

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Cairotaxiride

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: Cairo-taxi-ride

Sentence: With heart pounding the passenger cairotaxirode in a reflex, futile attempt to prevent a collision with a camel in downtown Cairo.

Etymology: Cairo (personal experience of this definition occurred in this city) + taxi (drivers of which, have no fear in Cairo) + ride (being taken for one)

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Brakescious

Created by: hairydoginparis

Pronunciation: brayk-shus

Sentence: My mother is a bad driver and I am often brakescious in the car with her.

Etymology: brake-to stop unconscious-to be unaware

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Impedalment

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: im-ped-ul-ment

Sentence: Sue hated riding in stop-and-go traffic when Bob was driving, as her impedalment would leave her leg aching by the journey's end.

Etymology: impediment, pedal

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Phantomfooting

Created by: walkingdistraction

Pronunciation: fan-tom-foot-ing

Sentence: The drivers ed instructor was getting muscle cramps due to his constant phantomfooting.

Etymology: phantom+footing

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Skardtudeath

Created by: Chistinalove

Pronunciation: scared to death

Sentence: I was so skardtudeath when he almost slammed into the mercedes in front of us.

Etymology: scared to death

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Spazenger

Created by: thedugster

Pronunciation: Spaz - enger

Sentence: My passenger needs medication, they are such a spazenger!

Etymology: Passengers who demonstrate irrational responses to required driving maneuvers.

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Brakezation

Created by: KadAron

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Ghostdriver

Created by: memexikon

Pronunciation: goost dry ver

Sentence: The ghostdriver was a better driver than the person in the driver's seat.

Etymology: ghost + driver

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Dualcontrolism

Created by: Psychicsi

Pronunciation: du-al con-trol-ism

Sentence: Steve suffers dualcontrolism, but only when his wife is driving.

Etymology: from the dual conrol brakes found in many driving instructors cars

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Accoutumating

Created by: taftouf

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Ghostbraking

Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: Ghost-braking

Sentence: Instinctivly braking when such an action is felt as needed but when there is no brake pedal.

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Fakebrake

Created by: hermionesnape

Pronunciation: fake-brake

Sentence: Jill is such a lousy driver that I fakebrake at every stop sign.

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Brakear

Created by: xshadowswimmer08x

Pronunciation: break-ear

Sentence: i saw her brakearing while i was driving.

Etymology: break/fear

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Antebackdriving

Created by: alyssawren

Pronunciation: an-tee-back-driving

Sentence: Lucy was antebackdriving because the driver wasn't breaking or driving very well. She was breaking before the driver was.

Etymology: ante: before back: back seat driving:driving better than the driver

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Britbrake

Created by: Adamson

Pronunciation: brit-brake

Sentence: I just can't get use to be sitting on this side and not driving, sorry if I britbrake and britclutch all the time.

Etymology: brit (brittain)+braking

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Phantasmabrakeage

Created by: adobrodt

Pronunciation: fan-TAS-ma-BRAKE-ij

Sentence: Bob suffered from an incurable phantasmabrakeage syndrome, causing most of his friends to insist on him driving everywhere.

Etymology: From phantasm (imaginary) and brakeage (the action of a brake)

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Comments:

chris - 2006-12-27: 05:07:00
..hard to beat 'brakedancing'....

wordmeister - 2006-12-27: 10:37:00
Hey Chris, Yes I spotted brakedancing too! I was going to suggest that you consider "proxypedal" but that's your word... What about "Impedalment"? It's good too...

Wriiight - 2006-12-27: 12:56:00
While driving, I often notice my passengers suffer from a loss of controls.

wordmeister - 2006-12-27: 13:05:00
Good one Wriight!

nibololihiaa - 2018-12-27: 04:24:00
Промывки форсунок... Очистка инжектора....

Dulliesjag - 2018-12-27: 04:42:00
Sorry in place of

lolakusovska - 2018-12-27: 16:26:00
Хочу породистого щенка немецкой овчарки... Купить щенка немецкой овчарки..

gorapukinovs - 2018-12-27: 17:50:00
Массаж и техника массжа... Скидки на новогоднии праздники. Приглашаем

Dulliesjag - 2018-12-27: 19:45:00
What organize the