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'Her hair is not!'

DEFINITION: v. To assess an individual's current mental state, or identify hidden personality traits, through careful analysis of their hairstyle. n. A method of psychoanalysis based hairdos and don'ts.

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Characthairize

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kair - ak - tare - ize

Sentence: Lisette had beautiful hair so Phil tended to characthairize her as pleasant, organized and ethical. He believed that Mona was unintelligent and lacking in manners because of her wild and unkept hair. In fact, his hairsessments were erroneous because; of the two women, Mona was the one with integrity, intelligence and loyalty.

Etymology: characterize (describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of), hair

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Tresstify

Created by: wysware

Pronunciation: tress-ti-fy

Sentence: By the look of her hair, I'd tresstify that she's insane

Etymology: tress (braid of hair) testify (witness)

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Trichoanalysis

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: try-co-a-nal-a-sis

Sentence: Sven gave up his psychology course for hairdressing, but still liked to analyse his customers. He called it trichoanalysis

Etymology: trich (prefix meaning hair or thread) + psychoanalysis (you know what that is)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Somehow I stumbled over this old one and had to have a go. - petaj, 2007-03-07: 03:28:00

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Ponytelltale

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: poh-nee-el-teyl

Sentence: Anne is usually quite meticulous with her appearance. She spends a fair amount of time in the morning getting her hair just right. It doesn't require tips from Sigmund Freud to pick out her bad-mood days. The ponytelltale sends co-workers scurrying in every direction but in her path. If all she has done is cram her locks into a scrunchie the world better look out.

Etymology: ponytail (an arrangement of the hair in a long lock drawn tightly against the back of the head and cinched so as to hang loosely) + telltale (a thing serving to reveal or disclose something)

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Hairpinion

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: hair-pin-yun

Sentence: It was everyone's hairpinion that Martha's constant hairstyle changes reflected her moods. If she was having a good day her hair looked well groomed, but if she had a fight with her boyfriend she looked pretty ratty.

Etymology: hair + hairpin: a little metal thing which is used to keep hair out of one's face + opinion: a conclusion that was based on belief instead of concrete facts.

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COMMENTS:

A neat and stylish word. I bet your hair looks good today! - jrogan, 2009-07-30: 09:06:00

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Tressstressomerty

Created by: galwaywegian

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Thairapy

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: thair a pea

Sentence: They should have realized all she needed was the correct thairapy.

Etymology: From: therapy and hair.

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Barnetologist

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: bar net olo gist

Sentence: he was a true barnetologist, able to read right through the hair line.

Etymology: barnet, an English colloquialism of a hair do.

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Frizzalysis

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: Friz-al-ie-sis

Sentence: Rigourous Frizzalysis indicates that 'a bad hair day is worth two in the bush', so to speak, ahem.

Etymology: Entangling of 1)Frizz - wild or uncontrolable hair (informal) and 2) Analysis - nothing whatever to do with the rectum, usually.

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frizztastic! - jrogan, 2009-07-30: 09:00:00

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Headcheck

Created by: gregbatch

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Comments:

chris - 2006-12-01: 11:32:00
I like 'coiffology'.....

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 11:49:00
I like hairballogy, but then again I created it. I guess it's lucky we can't vote for our own words...

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-01: 12:40:00
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1. Voting: Each player gets two "plus" Votes (Against votes have been eliminated.)
2. Creativity Points: You get 4 points for creating a word, 4 points for creating a sentence, plus 1 point each for the pronunciation and etymology.
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NOTE 2: We have made the changes but it may have unintended consequences. Let us know if anything screws up...

chris - 2006-12-01: 13:01:00
...good of you to be so objective about things, wordmeister :)

Jabberwocky - 2006-12-01: 13:42:00
I like it alot - sometimes the sentences are better than the words. This will encourage all of us with fragile egos

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 13:54:00
Check out the revised player standing -- chris and Jabberwocky are neck and neck. This could get vicious! Oh wait... They removed the negative voting. Dang!

ChrisCarrk - 2006-12-01: 15:57:00
it seems menthairity is a really funny word, rock on!

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 23:39:00
Hey Bjorn, Nice one with 'Salonalysis'. It's from different angle...

splendiction - 2009-07-30: 23:21:00
yes, and Mona (Lisa) has that mysterious smile, too! Excellent word

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