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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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Conalien

Created by: m1carren

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Sentence: Her dad freaked out when he found out she was in love with a conalien.

Etymology: con: with Alien: of another

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Parentalignergabbering

Created by: grasshopper

Pronunciation: parent/al/ig/ner/ga/bber/ing

Sentence: The day my family was to meet my love I begged my parents to have an open mind and no parentalignergabbering,Please I begged them...

Etymology: parental = a parent figure, igner = ignerant, ga = gap, bbering = blabbering = parentalignergabbering

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Parentrepidation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: pair-en-trep-eh-DAY-shun

Sentence: Because of the lack of social skills and obvious lack of education of her boyfriend Burno, Melinda's parents both had severe cases of parentrepidation, and were sending signals to Melinda that it was time to send Bruno packing.

Etymology: Blend of the word 'Parent' and 'Trepidation' (n. nervous or fearful feeling of uncertain agitation)

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Dysparamour

Created by: bwesterlind

Pronunciation: Diss-para-more

Sentence: n: Her dysparamour caused significant angst to the family. v: After they met him they had quite the dysparamour.

Etymology: Dys- Root of word meaning "Not" Paramour- Root as word meaning one who is a possible suitor.

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Hubbysnubber

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: həbēsnəbər

Sentence: Mary\'s mom never liked anyone she dated. She didn’t think anybody was good enough for her little princess. Now that she has married, mom has become a hubbysnubber, alternately ignoring and snarking his every action.

Etymology: hubby (husband) + snubber (one who rebuffs, ignores, or spurns disdainfully)

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Spouselope

Created by: andrewa121

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Fiancney

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fee/awns/nay

Sentence: Juliet went through one fiancney after another until she finally ran away with Romeonoway

Etymology: fiance + ney

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COMMENTS:

Romeonoway is great too! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 07:11:00

thanks Purple - slow day - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:50:00

Oops--hadn't seen this in the list. Great minds think alike, eh? - mplsbohemian, 2007-06-22: 22:33:00

doo doo doo do - doo doo doo do - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-23: 00:49:00

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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

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Ridger

Created by: nohidden

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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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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