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'There's no way a guy with a mono-brow is marrying my daughter!'

DEFINITION: n. A chosen mating partner who is not well-accepted by one's parents. v. To fight with one's parents over the selection of a suitable mate.

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Parentalhidence

Created by: jermainechambers44

Pronunciation: Pair-rent-tal-hide-dense

Sentence: Do to the parentalhidence that she experienced with her last boyfriend,Amy decided not to announce the wedding until AFTER her father finished cleaning the gun.

Etymology: Parental=Parent Hidence=hide

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excellent word and sentence...sorry I had already spent my votes...we need more than 2! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:36:00

thank you nosia - jermainechambers44, 2010-01-18: 16:58:00

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Unsuitorble

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: un-SOO-tur-bull

Sentence: Rhys's poor hygiene standards and general gormlessness made him an unsuitorble, according to Phoebe's parents.

Etymology: unsuitable (not fit for purpose) + suitor (potential mate)

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hyperborean Perfect! You've got my vote. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:23:00

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Ilsentimate

Created by: AlyssaluvsBTR12

Pronunciation: il-sēnt-i-mātĕ

Sentence: The father felt very ilsentimate about his daughter's boyfriend.

Etymology: Il-Bad Sent-to feel, think Mate- partner

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Raquelcony

Created by: Rachelgettier

Pronunciation:

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Antimate

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: an-tee-mayt

Sentence: Not only did Shelley's parents think Lenny was her antimate, her Dad was appauled to notice that Lenny had big wads of Shelley's hair wound around his hands and fingers. To boot, he also thought Lenny had an uncanny resemblance to his crazy uncle Ike.

Etymology: anti (not) + mate (partner)

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that was a Turner of events - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 12:00:00

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Spousejoust

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: spows-jowst

Sentence: Helen carefully checked Hank's mowhawk before knocking on her parents' door. If they were going to spousejoust then she wanted her sweetheart to look his best.

Etymology: spouse + joust (a personal combat or competition)

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got my vote =-) - grasshopper, 2007-06-22: 11:26:00

Thanks grasshopper, glad you liked it! - serendipity9000, 2007-06-22: 13:21:00

Once the door opened did it turn into Stevenson0's wrestlemateia - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:40:00

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Dudumb

Created by: poello5

Pronunciation: dü-dümb

Sentence: Cj and Sean are dudumb people when they try to do grzeda's verbotomy word.

Etymology: DU- two

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Objectimate

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Ob ject tee mate

Sentence: It didn't matter if I was dating a teacher or a toilet cleaner my parents would always objectimate anybody new in my life.

Etymology: Object + mate = Objectimate Object, to express or feel disapproval, dislike, or distaste; be averse. Mate, partner, husband or wife; spouse.

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checkmate...great word! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:32:00

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Sponsparentaloathe

Created by: AlouattaPigra

Pronunciation: Spawns Pair Ent Ill Oh Thh

Sentence: She looked into him deeply. "You know they hate you. Like Sponsparentaloathely. Its sick too." Zjasmun's eyes flickering with lust. "But they're sponsparentaloathement just turns me on you know." Folungfo's throat made a deep gupling sound. 'Looks like I'm flavor of the week due to sponsparentaloathing."

Etymology: sponse - Meaning spouse, Parental - of,from parents, Loathe - to hate.

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Inapproprimate

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: in + ah + prope + ree + mate

Sentence: My parents seem to think that my 65-year old girlfriend is an inapproprimate for a 22-year-old, but I say screw 'em.

Etymology: inappropriate + mate

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interesting how you have primate in your word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:05:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-22: 01:42:00
Today's definition is inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Neanderthal trilogy, Hominids, Humans and Hybrids. (We couldn't go through the whole RJS week without mentioning Neanderthals!) It's a story of two parallel worlds -- a human one and a Neanderthal one. The story pivots around the romantic tension between a female human and male Neanderthal. How about that for spicing up the gene pool? And I wonder what their parents would think? Thanks to Rob for the great story, and the inspiration. ~ James