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DEFINITION: v.To be so obsessed with your own cleverness and wittiness that you don't listen to what anyone else is saying, let alone understand them. v. A person who is obsessed with their own wittiness.

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Reparteego

Created by: xMelody

Pronunciation: rep-er-tee-go, -tey-go.

Sentence: He's suffering from an oversized reparteego.

Etymology: repartee; ego

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Witticissistic

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: wit/ti/sis/sis/tic

Sentence: Paul is a perfectly proud, puffy, pompous witticissistic, unashamed of his own lack of humour in the so-called jokes that he constantly pushes on his unlaughing friends.

Etymology: witticism + narcissistic

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Egotwit

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: e-go-twit

Sentence: Mark was such an egotwit that no one could stand to be around him, especially at parties. He would try so hard to impress everyone with his cleverness that he would end up making a fool of himself.

Etymology: egotist: show-off; know-it-all + wit: cleverness, humorous + twit: a foolishly annoying person

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Vanwitty

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation:

Sentence: His vanwitty was so astonishing - he kept himself amused all day with his clever banter

Etymology: vanity + wit

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Egoisolated

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Created by: alecstevenson

Pronunciation: ego-iso-lated

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Etymology: ego + isolated

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Funnydamentalist

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fun/nee/da/men/tal/ist

Sentence: Sam was a funnydamentalist who's wit was the cornerstone of his very being. He constantly had himself in stitches although sadly no one else found him amusing.

Etymology: funny + fundamentalist (sticks to inherent belief)

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COMMENTS:

I believe! - jrogan, 2009-07-17: 06:28:00

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Preoccuproud

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: prēˈäkyəproud

Sentence: Harry is so preoccuproud that he refuses to sign up for any but his own Twitter feeds. After all, how could he possible learn anything from anybody who is far less clever than himself.

Etymology: preoccupied (dominate or engross the mind to the exclusion of other thoughts) + proud (feeling deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of one\'s own achievements)

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COMMENTS:

another subtle excellent word - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-17: 12:27:00

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Autowittiphilia

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: ort-oh-wit-ee-fill-ee-yer

Sentence: he was so wrapped up in his autowittiphilia that never even paused to wonder why rooms emptied in seconds upon his arrival

Etymology: auto (self) + witticism + philia (love)

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Witsnit

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: wit/snit

Sentence: He threw a little "witsnit" when he learned he hadn't been given the Dazzling Daemon of the Day award.

Etymology: An American English expression meaning an extreme state of agitation or angst when not being able to have one's way

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Infarceuated

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in fars yu ay ted

Sentence: Art Fulretort was the office wag. He was clever enough and could be very droll in his assessments of people and events. He had always been the class clown in school and now had a broader audience on which to practice his comedy craft. He was so full of confidence that his humor was better than others that he entered the America's Got Talent Contest. So infarceuated was he with his schtick that he failed to hear the 3 judges bang their red X buttons in record time and the audience boo him off the stage. Art's not going to Vegas...

Etymology: Infatuated (obsessed with; marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness) & Farce (a comedy characterized by broad satire, wit and improbable situations)

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Comments:

- 2006-11-16: 07:11:00
Vanwitty is a good one.

- 2006-11-16: 10:11:00
The sentences need more profile -- they are as amusing as the words: The egowilde chortled at his own jokes so loudly he could not hear anyone else speak.

franke franke - 2006-11-16: 19:11:00
Nice one Bjorn!

queeny - 2006-11-17: 14:11:00
I wish I could change my vote. sometimes I vote to early in the day. I want to change my vote. please. ps. great colourful cartoons. I love to see them printed up on a shirt or something.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-17: 00:05:00
Today's definition was illustrated by Franke James. Thank you Franke. ~ James