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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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Ohboyfriend

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: O-boi-frend

Sentence: In order to horrify her parents, Gina began bringing home a string of ohboyfriends. The latest sported a matching kilt and mohawk.

Etymology: oh boy! + boyfriend

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COMMENTS:

where art thou...LOL - grasshopper, 2007-06-22: 11:24:00

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Matrimoronical

Created by: mdmquincy

Pronunciation: mat-rah-mo-ron-i-kal

Sentence: Dimwitty was very displeased with his daughter's matrimoronical, he would be forced to interfere with the proceedings.

Etymology: matrimony + moron + comical

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Nonclandestined

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: non klan DESS tind

Sentence: They kept their relationship a secret for as long as possible because he knew his clan would never approve of her, nor hers of him. It was nonclandestined to be. Sure enough, word soon got out and he had to bid her a tearful goodbye. Later, his mother told him, "You need to stick with your own kind, Neanderthals, and not hook up with those Homo Sapiens girls. They look weird anyway with their little tiny split eyebrows."

Etymology: nonclandestine / clan / destined

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love it! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:33:00

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Boyfiend

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bawee feend

Sentence: That first meal when she brought her boyfiend to meet her parents had not gone well. His chanting had drowned out grace before meals and his belching drowned out any attempt at polite conversation. When he used the crucifix on the mantlepiece to pick his teeth, she took her mothers dry retching and the thobbing in dad's temple as a signal that the evening had drawn to an end.

Etymology: boyfriend, fiend

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COMMENTS:

Talk about copulashun! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 09:01:00

excellent paragraph - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:28:00

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Prohibmate

Created by: oliviabrown

Pronunciation: pr/ō/hibm/ā/te

Sentence: My dad prohibmated me from seeing Bob anymore.

Etymology: prohib- prohibit, mate- mate

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Spartner

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: spart - nur

Sentence: Because Jeffrey caused such adverse reactions among her family and friends, which often led to fights, Emily was starting to think of him as a spartner instead of a partner.

Etymology: spar (to fight), partner

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spartacular word! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:35:00

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Worsecase

hellohime

Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Worsecase - Wurz-Kayce

Sentence: 1)He's not my boyfriend, he's my worsecase. 2)I worsecasted my parents last night. They screamed at me for an hour. 3)If it was not for my worsecase, my parents would hate the man I eventually married.

Etymology: Worsecase: From "Worse case Scenario. The act of dating a person your parents will absolutely hate so that when you introduce them to your real partner, they will look better in comparison. Without the Worsecase, the parents might object to the now not-so-objectional person you are actually dating.

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Rebelationship

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: re buhl LAY shun ship

Sentence: When I was a teenager, I had one rebelationship after another just to bug my father.

Etymology: rebel: to defy an authority + relationship: an association between two or more things

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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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Comments:

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