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'Do you think she is overreacting to our surprise party?'

DEFINITION: n., The shock and embarrassment felt after innocently implying that you are much younger, only to discover that everyone actually knows how old you really are. v., To be embarrassed when caught lying about your age.

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Fibbage

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fibij

Sentence: It was common in the college town he grew up in for high schoolers to try to pass themselves off as college students. Wendell was never very successful at it. Maybe it was the way his voice cracked every time he got excited or the complete lack of facial or body hair. Perhaps it was that someone had seen his mother drop him off. Whatever the case, his fibbage would always be revealed. To make matters worse, girls would often not believe he was even in high school.

Etymology: fib (a lie, typically an unimportant one) + age (the length of time that a person has lived)

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Embarrage

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: ehm-bae-rej

Sentence: Imagine the embarragement Julie had at her surprise birthday party organised by her colleagues, when the number of candles on the cake correctly indicating her true age of 45, but all the while she has been telling them she was only thirty-something.

Etymology: 1) Embarrass: cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious. 2) Age: grow old or older.

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Fibromyagea

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Fib - ro - mi - AJ - ya

Sentence: Eloise felt the reddening of her face as a wave of fibromyagea swept over her when she realized she'd been caught exaggerating her youth.

Etymology: Fib + my age (a play words on the malady fibromyalgia)

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COMMENTS:

A painful realization, apparently. Interesting blend. - Tigger, 2008-02-05: 02:56:00

good one! - galwaywegian, 2008-02-05: 07:20:00

nice blend! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 15:49:00

nice blend but its to hard to pronounce - purpleman, 2008-02-05: 16:54:00

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Humiliage

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Hugh-milly-udge

Sentence: Janine's party was a complete flop. We knew she was like 16, she didn't fool anybody saying she was 22. I mean, who was she kidding? Anyway she had complete humiliage, and ran out the house screaming "im doomed, you all hate me!". We just laughed.

Etymology: Humiliate - To damage somebody's dignity or pride, especially publicly. Age - the life of something be it an inanimate object or living thing.

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COMMENTS:

Fits the definition so very well and the feeling that goes with it! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 07:20:00

Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 16:17:00

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Embarrabusted

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: em-bar-uh-buh-sted

Sentence: When her coworkers threw her a birthday party Joan was embarrabusted when her true age was emblazoned on the cake.

Etymology: embarrassed (uncomfortably self-conscious) + busted (caught)

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Humiliagesham

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: hew-milly-AGE-sham

Sentence: Beatrice suffered a major attack of humiliagesham when she realized late in the evening that most of the folks at the party knew she had taken ten years off her age in an earlier discussion.

Etymology: Blend of humiliated, age, and sham. A play on the word 'humiliation'.

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I bet this is gonna be the best of the day! - logarithm, 2008-11-28: 01:31:00

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Annunull

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: an-ye-nul

Sentence: You are cordially invited to Kimberly's annunull birthday party! Come celebrate as Kimberly turns 27, again. Kimberly is registered at Bed, Bath & Beyond; Hancock Fabrics; and the Birkenstock outlet. Party starts at 4:30. BYOB. Park down the street.

Etymology: annual (happening yearly) + null (amounting to nothing)

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Happy Annunull, Kimberly! - Nosila, 2010-04-23: 23:24:00

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Uncandled

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Un - Can - Dulled

Sentence: Samantha became totally uncandled when she ran into one of her former high school chums. She was out celebrating her 40th birthday with her new boyfriend Charles and her friend, Jill kept mentioning their upcoming 40th reunion. Samantha was gettied worried about the puzzled looks that Charles kept giving her. She started to hope that he was a bit more illiterate than she had thought.

Etymology: Candle is derived from the good old birthday candle that is used to signify a person's age. This word is prefixed with "Un" which has been used to signify a loss of composure in such words as unhinged, unglued and undone (she's come undone).....

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Chronspiracy

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: cron spiracy

Sentence: Wendy was aghast when she realised her friends had uncovered her chronspiracy. However would she live down not admitting she was really 31 !

Etymology: From the ancient Greek Chronos (The personification of time) and conspiracy

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Smaeoee

FinntheWaffle

Created by: FinntheWaffle

Pronunciation: SM-AY-EE-OH

Sentence: Kaitlyn: Oh my God I want a cupcAKE ;-; Jasmine: SMAEOE

Etymology: The same as same, but saying it more fag-ified c:

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-05: 00:55:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-02-05: 06:56:00
Had so much fun with your definition remistram! All kinds of related verboticisms popped into my mind, some of which I couldn't resist putting in my sentence as I sat here laughing out loud. Everyone's great creations made me laugh more. Fun definition!

ErWenn - 2008-02-05: 10:09:00
I've made it a point to let my friends know that on my birthday cake, I expect one candle for every year of my age. (Next is the big three-oh.) You can't stop getting older, so you might as well enjoy the fire hazard that your birthday cake is slowly becoming.

remistram - 2008-02-05: 12:05:00
Can relate - turned the big 4-0 in January....ack!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-06: 07:14:00
Yes the fires are getting bigger ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-11-28: 14:10:00
Lots of fun and funny sentences today!

Nosila - 2008-11-28: 21:50:00
When I red your story I knew it was one in vermilion!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-23: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James