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DEFINITION: n. A person who has difficulty controlling their pets, especially if they often become entangled in the leashes. v. To get entangled in the leashes of one's pets.

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Lassieo

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: lass-ee-o

Sentence: Ropert always returned from his dog-walking in an exhausted and ropable condition. Without fail, his pair of kelpies would race around him in opposite directions whenever they encountered another dog. He was tired of being lassioed, but it never occurred to him that passing the pet hotel was a bad idea.

Etymology: lassie (a fictitious kelpie character) + lasso (to throw a loop of rope around an animal's neck)

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Delightful as the old westerns ... you lassieo'd the definition superbly! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:59:00

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Tetherbound

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: TETH-ehr-bound

Sentence: Sherman was a slight man who was not endowed with superior strength yet he insisted on taking all three of his labs for exercise at the same time and invariably found himself tetherbound when they would become frisky and wrap their leashes around his legs with their hyperactive activities.

Etymology: Blend of 'tether' (a rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened to a fixed object so as to limit its range of movement) and 'bound' (made fast as if by a band or bond)

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Petcontrolled

Created by: elona

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Tetherbound

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: TETH-ehr-bound

Sentence: Lester was a slight man who was not endowed with superior strength yet he insisted on taking all three of his labs for exercise at the same time and invariably found himself tetherbound when they would become frisky and wrap their leashes around his legs with their hyperactive activities.

Etymology: Blend of 'tether' (a rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened to a fixed object so as to limit its range of movement) and 'bound' (made fast as if by a band or bond)

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nice word - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-03: 11:03:00

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Basenjig

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: BAZ-n-JIG

Sentence: Bob quickly realized that the jig was up when, on the very first day of obedience training school, his new puppy bazenjigged him from go to whoa.

Etymology: blending of BASENJI: A breed of hunting dog that originated in central Africa, basenjis have the reputation of being very difficult to obedience-train. Veronica Anne Starbuck's 2000 novel Heart of the Savannah features a basenji named Savannah. & JIG: to move with a quick, jerky motion; hop; bob "From go to whoa" a 1970s australianism: "from start to finish." "Whoa" pronounced woe.

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Great etymology. Laughed to think of how this can also infer a type of dancing with your dog! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:43:00

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Mishled

Created by: richardkemp

Pronunciation: Adjective: [mishled]. Pronounciation depending on accent: 1. "mishled - d" (like missile - d) OR 2. "mish - lead" (as in the metal Lead).....Verb [to mishlead]. Pronounciation: "mish - lead" (as in pet lead/leash).

Sentence: "They were full of beans today, they almost mishled me a couple of times." "I know you're trying to mishlead me, Fido!"

Etymology: Misled/mislead, lead/leash, mashed, slipped

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Wounddog

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: wow und dawg

Sentence: Elvis took his hound for a walk. But the hound didn't like being held back by his leash, so he raced in circles around Elvis, coiling, looping, twisting, spiraling, and curling the leash around Elvis' legs and ankles, even his blue suede shoes. Elvis sang out in misery as he tripped and tumbled down: "You aint nothin but a wounddog, Now I'm cryin all the time. Making me nothin but a bound ground hog, Cryin all the time. Well, you aint never caught a rabbit And you aint no friend of mine."

Etymology: Wound Dog is a play on Hound Dog. There is a way to correct the spelling of the word! After clicking on edit beneath save and go back is "oops! I want to change the spelling of my word" and with a click on that ... voila!

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COMMENTS:

Alas! That has happened to me more than once. - readerwriter, 2009-02-03: 05:47:00

Ohhh nooooo....I suddenly realized we were of like minds and our words are too similar!! - mweinmann, 2009-02-03: 08:57:00

Yes mweinmann, I agree. Glad it was unintentional. Even when this happens deliberately, I just consider it a form of compliment/flattery. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 09:08:00

Good....I felt bad when I realized this had happened.... - mweinmann, 2009-02-03: 09:50:00

that song will stay with me all day!! - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-03: 11:05:00

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Muzzletoff

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: muz zel toff

Sentence: Dogless was a Muzzletoff. He had been born of a wealthy family and was educated in the finest boarding schools. Th only trouble he had was convincing his folks that he could be the best dogwalker on the Planet. They were horrified at a boy of his breeding doing a doggy round up and having asteer home contest every month. He had tough skin and it let him be carried away. Guys like Dogless, they deserved to be lonely and tied up in their work.

Etymology: Play on Mazel Tov (Good Fortune in Hebrew) & Muzzle (a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting) & Toff (an elegantly dressed man (often with affected manners)

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GlobalGallery Hehe! Good one. - GlobalGallery, 2009-02-03: 08:18:00

Your ending, last line, is ever so fine. Super create that can apply to both dog and man! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:56:00

This is hilarious!! - mweinmann, 2009-02-03: 09:51:00

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Collarcoated

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kall or kot ted

Sentence: To his hip dude friends, he was known as "Dawg" because of his many pet dogs. But to his devoted canine pets he was known as "Doofus" because of his lack of control over them. When they strolled they loved to make him seem collarcoated to the rest of the world. It was not hard to do this, since their iq's were much higher than his, doggone it!

Etymology: Collar (a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it) & Coated ( having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination) Play on color-coded(a method of organizing things by a series of colors for faster identification)

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Awkwinate

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: Ark-win-ate

Sentence: Jim was the worst dog walker ever. Trying to control five dogs at once, he always found himself awkwinated.

Etymology: Combination of "Awkw" from awkward - lacking dexterity or skill; and "inate" from dominate - to rule or control.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-03: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by artr. Thank you artr. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-18: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by artr. Thank you artr. ~ James

artipt - 2018-08-18: 19:56:00
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