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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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Raquelcony

Created by: Rachelgettier

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Natalinfraction

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: Nay-tul-in-frak-shun

Sentence: Jen loved the circus so much that she let the dog-faced boy follow her home to meet her parents. To Jen's chagrin, her parent's saw him as just another one of her natalinfractions. It was reminiscent of the time she brought home the fella who bore a striking resemblance to Jabberwocky. http://animal.discovery.com/convergence/ugly_dog/wallpaper/gallery/wallpaper02_800.jpg

Etymology: natal (pertaining to procreating), infraction, fatal attraction

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COMMENTS:

I updated the link. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 08:22:00

Hey!! I resemble that remark - oh I mean resent - it's Friday 'let the pun begin' - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 09:13:00

Sorry 'bout that bit of Jabbermockery - I couldn't resist. BTW, rikboyee's Jabbergasted is one of my favs! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 09:37:00

well shucks...consider me rikbouyed by your remarks - rikboyee, 2007-06-22: 18:56:00

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Kinflict

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪnˌflɪkt/

Sentence: While kinflict is most often caused by a choice in significant other, it can also be caused by other lifestyle choices, such as becoming a vegan, converting to Judaism, or switching to Mac from PC.

Etymology: From kin + conflict

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Inmate

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: inn - mehyt

Sentence: Susan always ends up finding the wrong mate and the right inmate. His dad always says that the men she carries with him to her bedroom always appear to be imprisoned by the simplicities of the Stone Age: bulky, deformed and has bad dinner etiquette, which includes spearing the family dog and eating it.

Etymology: in- [prefix meaning not; inappropriate] + in-law + mate [husband/wife]

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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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Romeohno

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: romee o no

Sentence: When Juliet brought her fiance home to meet the folks, her father called him Romeohno. Her parent's hostility just increased her determination to marry her true love. When asked why she wanted to spite her folks, she answered quite simply, "Forsooth,I love him and when we wed, I have the chance to change my name from Juliet Capulet. If my parents had really loved me, verily they would not have picked such a rhyming name to torture me!"

Etymology: Romeo (ardent male lover in Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet, who was the son of the Montague Family, feuding enemies of Juliet's Capulet Family)& Oh No (a term to describe fear or regret...and used by Mr.Bill on the old SNL skits, just before something awful happened)

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CharlieB :-) - CharlieB, 2011-05-27: 09:04:00

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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

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Mallector

Created by: folieadork2

Pronunciation: \mal-ek-tor\

Sentence: Her parents believed her choice of a partner was a mallector due to his poor manners and lack of dignified clothing.

Etymology: mal: bad; lect: to choose; -or: one who does

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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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Woowho

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: woōhoō

Sentence: When Richard met his daughter*s new suitor, all he could say was **woowho?** For the rest of the day he could be heard muttering **over my dead body**.

Etymology: woo (try to gain the love of someone) + who (what or which person or people) play off of woohoo, an expression of excitement

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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