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DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: pet-ri-mun-eed

Sentence: The Last Will and Testament of I.M. Overdatop clearly stated that Little Chipper would be taken care of for the rest of his life. The fact that the rest of his natural life would only be about two years was not going to stop Addie Fence, the estranged daughter of the recently departed billionaire, from contesting. Addie was determined Little Chipper would not take his place among the petrimonied.

Etymology: A play on patrimony, from the Latin patri, for father, meaning the inheritance or property one receives from a father + money.


great sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:08:00

Sure is. Addie decided that it was "Last Kill and Pestament" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:51:00

metrohumanx How would one dispose of "little Chipper"? no-don't say it! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-26: 06:51:00


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Created by: noztril

Pronunciation: fil-lee-o-na-thra-pist

Sentence: Princess Dearest rolled around in her abode generously provided for by her dogmatic Phileonathropist.

Etymology: philanthropist + Leona (Helmsley)

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: bee - skweek

Sentence: Elvira loved her pet mice; so much so that she made a huge besqueak to them in her will. She provided $1,000,000 for the purpose of supporting her three blind mice and another $250,000 each for the ones who could see.

Etymology: bequeath,bequest, squeak

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bill eeeeeee un (h) ayr (h is discretionary)

Sentence: The first thing the billionhare did after the ingeritance came through, was have that ear reduction surgery she had promised herself. She had always felt like a kangaroo trapped in a hare's body. she hoped that eventually she would have the courage to have the pouch enhancement surgery and any other readjustments down under which proved necessary.

Etymology: billionaire, hare


metrohumanx Wowie Zowie ! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:48:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:10:00

Love it! her name WARREN Buffet? - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:14:00

I like it; great tale also. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:35:00


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Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: ˈanə - ˈkwēT͟H

Sentence: Miss Helmsley wished now she had killed him herself, for the estate she thought was all hers, had been aniqueathed to Scruffy!

Etymology: "ani" (from animal) + "queath" (from bequeath = to declare, given by will

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Created by: gillilandj

Pronunciation: ka-billion-air

Sentence: When Bill Gates dies his dog MacIntosh will become a kibbillionaire many times over.

Etymology: From kibble plus billionaire


Kibbles and bytes, kibbles and bytes, I'm gonna get me some kibbles and bytes. Got a kick out of this word. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 00:29:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: ham - stair

Sentence: Henrietta left her favorite pet, Helena, the bulk of her fortune. She wanted to make sure that her BFF Hamster was pampered, pleased, petted and perfumed until the day she too passed into the next world. Before Henrietta died, she even started referring to Helena as her special hamstheir.

Etymology: Hamster (rodent, often kept as a pet), Heir (someone who inherits money, position or posessions).

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in fer ret ans

Sentence: When Old MacDonald bought the farm, he left a sizeable inferretance to keep all the animals on his farm in style. Talk about putting the FUN in funeral! His daughter,Petula, was fur-ious. The Pet Heirs flew when she found out at the reading of the will. Instead of her getting all his loot, Eddy the Fox Terrier would become an Heirrier. It was fowl play that the hens and turkeys and geese got more than a poultry sum. Garret the Ferret would ferret away his inferretance and Hammy the Hamster could now afford to move to the Hamptons. Billy the Goat was now Will Off and could afford a Nanny. Ferdinand had now become more valuabull and married Bessie,the cash cow. Arnold the Pig could now invest in hog futures and Mr. Ed, the Clydesdale could now afford to play the horses, as long as he was carefoal. Cyril the cat was feline rich and people flocked to meet Dolly, the Dollar Llama. Petula further fumed when she heard the minister say, ewe guessed it, that The Sheep will inherit the worth. Talk about being fleeced...

Etymology: Inheritance (that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner) & Ferret (a rodent pet;domesticated European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits)


Great word. LOVED the "sentence." ha - lumina, 2008-08-22: 03:50:00

well done!I was toying with a ferret for a while this morning. (metaphorically speaking, of course) - galwaywegian, 2008-08-22: 04:33:00

metrohumanx My cheeks hurt from smiling. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:45:00

the script for a too punny opera? - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:06:00

I forgot about Playboy the Bunny who now can afford 24 carats at a time! Cheers...EIEIO - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:05:00

At a first glance, thought it was 'Infurretance.' Would have been good, too. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:44:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB. Thank you OZZIEBOB! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-09-22: 16:44:00
Lots of obvious ways to go today...I think today's winner will likely be the one who got here first.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-19: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB . Thank you OZZIEBOB . ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-24: 01:31:00
GENIUS!!! (how'd I miss it)

hyperborean hyperborean - 2012-10-24: 14:26:00
Yesterday and today's definitions are giving me deja vu. Haven't we done these once before?

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 00:34:00
maybe we have to branch out and come up with definitions

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 15:57:00
EVERYONE HAD A GREAT WORD!!! but i'm giving Sethyll the crown today