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'I can't believe you left me here all day. Alone!'

DEFINITION: n., A sulky look characterized by prolonged eye contact, which pets give their owners and/or spouses when they feel neglected. v., To stare at someone with a sad-eyed look in an effort to make them feel guilty.

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Pitipout

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: piti-pout

Sentence: With his pitipout, Pooki, my pitiful Pomeranian, left me no choice but to quit my job and stay home to keep him company.

Etymology: pity (a feeling of empathy for another) + pout (a droopy facial expression of dismay or disappointment)

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Critterseyes

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: critter/size

Sentence: Each day when she left for work her cat would critterseyes her from the tiny opening in the living room shutters.

Etymology: criticize + eyes + critter

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COMMENTS:

nice! - galwaywegian, 2008-09-18: 06:26:00

You have a crittercal eye! - Nosila, 2008-09-19: 01:47:00

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Remonstraglaze

Created by: Durotriges

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Neither wine,roses nor soothing words could deflect the remonstraglaze that Rebecca turned upon him.

Etymology: remonstrate/ gaze/ glaze

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Uebluit

Created by: jhill1229

Pronunciation: you blue it

Sentence: My wife gave me the uebluit eye, letting me know I was sleeping on the couch tonight.

Etymology: From the Latin: ueble, a person who makes mistakes.

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Peekablue

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: peek/a/blue

Sentence: Apache, Laura's dog, after being sad and lonely all day would whine and play peekablue with her when she got home from work.

Etymology: PEEKABLUE - noun - from PEEK (a quick, or furtive look, or glance; peep) + BLUE (dejected, depressed, despondent, down-hearted, downcast, glum, melancholy)

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Guilterful

Created by: StrangerThenFiction

Pronunciation: guilt-er-ful

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Begazing

Created by: chippy

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Rascal was begazing me because he wanted a treat.

Etymology: Beseeching, beguiling, gaze

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Petpeep

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pet peep

Sentence: When Jenny returned from holdays every year, she got the same treatment from her menagerie...the petpeep. Even though she had ensured someone would come by daily to feed, water, talk to them and change their litter areas, it took a week for them to forgive her. The guinea pig glared, the beta was baleful, the cat was contemptuous, the sheepdog looked sheepish and the Siamese cat was sulky.

Etymology: Pet (a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement;a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)& Peep (a secret look; to look furtively)also Wordplay on Pet Peeve (an opportunity for complaint that is seldom missed)

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Glaredycat

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Gl-air-dee-cat

Sentence: When her owner Tom came home from work, Pusskins would often sit there putting on her best glaredycat expression waiting for him to feel so guilty that he would have to open a fresh tin of salmon for her tea, just to ease his conscience for having to leave her alone for so long.

Etymology: Glare(to stare intensively) + Cat(a small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur) = Glaredycat

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-18: 11:21:00

Me likey...and me votey. :) - lumina, 2008-09-19: 06:23:00

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Guiltfelines

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: gilt fee lins

Sentence: It always happens when I am packing for a trip, even a short one. My two cats seem to know I am forsaking them, so they circle my legs, sleep on my suitcase and worse, stare at me with those big eyes accusingly. Yes it's the old guiltfelines again. They refuse to eat while I am gone and ignore whoever is serving their physical needs. Then when I return their excitement and curiosity at my return is soon replaced with aloofness. I am being paid back for my abandonment of them for a while. Then, they are back to normal...asking what I brought them, what's for dinner and why haven't I bought any more catnip. Luckily cats have short memories.

Etymology: Guilt Feelings (remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence) & Felines (cats)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

remistram - 2007-10-22: 10:34:00
Came up with this one thanks to my sucky-baby cat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 11:32:00
Your pet inspiration! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-10-22: 19:09:00
Petspiration? Nah, sounds a little too much like dog sweat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 03:03:00
Pet sweat? That smells like a good idea for a definition. I will put it on the list. Thanks ErWenn! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-17: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2011-07-06: 04:33:00
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