Vote for the best verboticism.

'Aaaaaaahh! It's alive!'

DEFINITION: n. The unexpected moment of horror when you realize that you're sharing your bathroom shower with thousands of rapidly replicating fungi, commonly known as orange slime. v. To be colonized by orange slime.

Create | Read

Verboticisms

Click on each verboticism to read the sentences created by the Verbotomy writers, and to see your voting options...

You have two votes. Click on the words to read the details, then vote your favorite.

Milduped

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: mil/doopt

Sentence: The twins were thrilled to be in their first and very own apartment. No more Mom and dad breathing down their necks or peeking out windows when dates were dropping them off. Their new place looked so good when it had the last tenants belongings in it. It somehow even looked cleaner than it really was. Molly's first shower sounded to Holly like a scene out of Alfred Hitchcock's movie Psycho. When Holly ran in to see what was going on, Molly was standing in the shower screaming and pointing, "LOOK! We've been milduped! This shower does did NOT originally match the peach colored walls and decor!"

Etymology: Mildew: A superficial coating or discoloration of organic materials caused by fungi, especially under damp conditions. Duped: slang for: To deceive

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

like it - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-29: 16:32:00

metrohumanx Molly and Holly ! Hahahaha ! The D-mint twins are still going strong. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 16:53:00

I had just watched an episode of the reality show Sunset Tan. Holly and Molly do exist...though barely...ha - lumina, 2008-09-30: 16:09:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Reelst

Created by: FreakoSpeako

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The girl reelst because of orange slime in the bathroom this morning.

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Orentigona

Created by: iluvenglish

Pronunciation: oh-ren-ti-go-na

Sentence: i got orentigoned the day after i won the football match.

Etymology: orange, gone, rent

Vote For | Comments and Points

Rotmate

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: ROT-mate

Sentence: Laurie was less than thrilled with her new rotmate. If she had been rotmated with something that was more hypo-allergenic than mildew she might not have minded as much.

Etymology: rot with (room)Mate

Vote For | Comments and Points

Fungusophobia

Created by: leechdude

Pronunciation: fun-gis-o-fo-beea

Sentence: Jenny was in complete fungusophobia watching the orange slime inch their way up the shower curtains and her own toes.

Etymology: fungi, fungus, phobia

Vote For | Comments and Points

Fungshroom

Created by: Lidipop

Pronunciation: Fuh-n-ge-shhh-room!

Sentence: when she discovered the "Fungshroom" on her shower curtain, she told herself..."that's not very Feng-Shui now is it!!! :)

Etymology: Fungus + mushroom + bathroom= Fungshroom

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-31: 13:56:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Sporror

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: spor-rer

Sentence: Initially, Leigh thought it was peach shampoo, but when she reached down to further examine the orange stuff clinging to the shower curtain, she recoiled in sporror.

Etymology: spore, horror

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

spooky - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-31: 10:49:00

petaj I once experienced sporror but it involved a Scot in a kilt - petaj, 2007-11-01: 04:08:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Funghast

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: fuhng-gast

Sentence: As he leapt from the diving board Leonard was overcome with funghast when he looked down to see the water in the pool was a pea-soup green color.

Etymology: Fungus: Latin; fungus, mushroom; perh. akin to Gk spóngos, sphóngos + Aghast: Old English; gǣstan to frighten

Vote For | Comments and Points

Fungination

Created by: Kevcom

Pronunciation: fung-ee-neh-shon

Sentence: An intense swarm of fungination grew on the walls, shower curtain, and faucets of my bathroom because I did not clean it since - well, lets see here - about 4 years - I was in China!

Etymology: fungi + nation (culture)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Ewwwreeeka

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ewww reeek aahh

Sentence: the ewwreeeka moment in the shower usually occurs backwards; AAAh (standing under the shower), Reek (that strange smell you notice which makes you open your eyes), then the Ewww as you see the onward marching gunk!

Etymology: ewww , reek, eureka.

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

No no ewwwreeeka - I smell like a field of wildflowers - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-31: 10:47:00

ewwwtiful! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-31: 18:38:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 00:40:00
Today we have a special "scary" definition just for Halloween. It was suggested by purpleartichokes, who not only sent in a photo of bathroom suffering from such an infestation (It is not hers!), but who also offered to model for today's comic. Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 01:21:00
VERBOTOMY BLOG PARTY: November 1, 2007 is Verbotomy's first birthday! We are having a Blog Party to celebrate. Everybody is invited to the Verbotomy Blog to chat. All comments will be published as soon as you post them, so bring your favorite words and definitions and we'll chat. Go to http://www.verbotomy.com/blog. Talk to you then! ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-31: 04:57:00
James - thanks for hiding my cellulite! And that shower curtain... sure glad it's not MINE!

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-31: 13:55:00
busted Purple - those signature artichokes are a dead giveaway

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-31: 14:37:00
Oh well... found out. And they do clash with the orange slime. Guess I should decorate in Tangerines.

iluvenglish - 2007-11-01: 05:30:00
its EXCELLENT.... keep it up, galwaywegian...

lumina - 2008-09-30: 05:10:00
Great word! FUNNY sentence!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-26: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James