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'What are you doing to the lawnmower?'

DEFINITION: n. The strong feelings of devotion and affection which a person feels towards their favorite mechanical device or appliance, such as a car, boat, power tool, or toilet. v. To lavish a machine with affection, attention and an imagined personality.

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Inanemotion

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: inanimōshən

Sentence: Suzy is the light of Bob's life. She fills that void left by the fact that he can't have children of his own. He spends more time with her than he does with his wife. She makes him smile every time he sees her. She fills him with inanemotion. Suzy is Bob's car.

Etymology: inanimate (not alive) + emotion (any of the particular feelings that characterize such a state of mind, such as joy, anger, love, hate, horror, etc.)

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metrohumanx Car-amba ! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-19: 15:53:00

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Gizmopomorphism

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: GIZmo-po-MORE-fizzem

Sentence: Maria loved Rotwang and the little fixer-upper they shared on the prairie. In an effort to better herself, Maria took an online course in Animal Husbandry and obtained a government grant to develop a slow chipmunk through selective breeding. Rotwang's contribution to domestic bliss was the maniacal disassembly, upgrading and fine-tuning of every mechanical device they owned. Mysterious packages arrived every day, and Rotwang would spirit them into the basement where, to a chorus of clangs, whirrrs and curses, he would assemble the parts into idolatrous animated devices. Rotwang had converted every appliance in the house into a sort of lamp, and when he started locking himself in for days at a time, Maria knew that he had fallen victim to the curse of GIZMOPOMORPHISM...When Maria tried to show Rotwang the fruits of her labor, a really slow stud rodent named Jacques, he callously smacked it from her hands and sent it flying into the anteroom like a little furry meteorite. Weeping profusely, Maria made Rotwang build a quonset hut in the backyard where he lived alone with all his infernal contraptions. When Rotwang finally emerged for a pastrami on rye with mustard, he found that Maria had packed up her beloved chipmunks and moved to L.A. where she joined the Church of Appliantology, met a surfer dude and opened a new-age pet shop out near Hubcap Heaven on the Antelope Freeway. Rotwang was last seen talking incoherently to a mutant shop vac as they dragged him off to Chunga's Home for the Mechanically Insane. The End :)

Etymology: GIZMO+anthroPOMORPHISM=GIZMOPOMORPHISM.....GIZMO: an often small mechanical or electronic device with a practical use but often thought of as a novelty;origin occluded...ANTHROPOMORPHISM: ascribing human characteristics to nonhuman things,a core dogma of appliantology; Late Latin anthropomorphus of human form, from Greek anthrōpomorphos, from anthrōp- + -morphos -morphous.

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metrohumanx See Maria and Rotwang here: http://www.kino.com/metropolis/ - metrohumanx, 2009-01-19: 01:47:00

metrohumanx Maria can be seen here: http://www.robotisland.com/product_info.php/products_id/453 - metrohumanx, 2009-01-19: 01:59:00

metrohumanx My ranking is plunging faster than an old soviet submarine. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-21: 14:46:00

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Gizmoffection

Created by: spotthecat1

Pronunciation: giz-moh-FEK-shuhn

Sentence: His wife, for the sake of the children and their marriage, tried to be understanding but at times there were arguments. Every Sunday morning he'd rush out of the house to lavish attention on her. When the water was just the right temperature he washed her gently. The special soap he bought for her foamed luxuriously and he rubbed her everywhere. He paid special attention to those hard to reach places. After the wash came the massage therapy. Hours and hours of rubbing and sweating paid off when the glow of satisfaction shined all over her. He laid back admiring her and happy over a job well done. With the sun heading towards the horizon, he cleaned up, put away the toys he had used on his lovely and closed the garage door. He headed back into the house as his wife shook her head praying that doctors would come up with a cure for his gizmoffection.

Etymology: WWII U.S. Navy/Marine slang: gizmo + (a)ffection [Middle English affeccioun, from Old French affection, from Latin affectiō]

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Greastiality

cosmonaut

Created by: cosmonaut

Pronunciation: grees-chee-al-i-tee

Sentence: "I don't see why it is wrong, I just love my car?!" "Greastiality is an abomination before God!"

Etymology: A forced blend of the words grease and bestiality.

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GlobalGallery Hehe. It's an actual fetish. There are guys who hump their tailpipes. A bit of grease would do wonders & maybe a foil condom to avoid GTSTD's - GlobalGallery, 2009-01-19: 05:14:00

heehee! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-19: 10:10:00

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Wiiroticism

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: weeeee rit issss isum

Sentence: The wiiroticism with which he acted around the console was worse than when he used to have nookia with his first mobile phone.

Etymology: wii eroticism

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Is that like Blackberi-beri? - Nosila, 2010-06-03: 10:39:00

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Motoroticism

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: mō'tər-rŏt'ĭ-sĭz'əm

Sentence: He was attracted, and she knew it. He telegraphed his arousal with every breath. But she played it cool; he might as well not have existed, as far as she was concerned. Of course, that made her all the more desirable. She stood there, in all her gleaming glory, and idled, her vortec V-6 rumbling, her flanks gleaming, her two-speed transfer case and four-wheel-drive tranny lying idle. "A hundred thirty k's quite a few miles," he muttered, trying to disguise the motoroticism reeking from his pores, then offered twelve hundred fifty for the '92 S10 Blazer.

Etymology: moto, middle Norse, "diminuative snapshot structure;" rot, bef. 900; (v.) ME rot(t)en, OE rotian, c. Fris rotsje, D rotten; (n.) ME, perh. < ON rot (perh. partly deriv. of the v.), "aroma of that which eminates from Denmark;" I, the nominative singular pronoun; cism, derivative of 'sizzle,' from early N. V. Peale, that which is sold in lieu of, and is percieved as preferrable to, the steak.

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I knew there was something going on with that freakin' truck. Don't forget . . . it's gonna be MINE. - doseydotes, 2008-03-27: 09:07:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-27: 11:52:00

I like it too! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-27: 15:11:00

Excellent!! - Mustang, 2008-03-27: 18:46:00

Excellent. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-28: 17:30:00

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Agoggomobilia

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: uh-GOG-go-MOH-beel-EE-uh

Sentence: It was true, Bob was jaloopy. Indeed, it would need a entire chapter in a medical dictionary to adequately describe the vagaries of his Obsessive Carpulsive Disorder. At first he succumbed to ferrariosis; then he was humberstruck; recovered for a short time, only to fall victim again to isuzulatry. But when he discovered, and purchased the first goggomobil, made by Hans Glaz, he was completely overtaken by acute agoggomobilia.

Etymology: The "GOGGOMOBIL" a microcar produced in the Bavarian town Dingolfing after World War II by Hans Glas. Blended with AGOG: bewitched, enthralled, thrilled, joyful, breathless & MOBIL: motor car & IA: state, complaint, medical condition.

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let's hope he doesn't get the benz - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-27: 11:51:00

Purrfect! Wonderful sentence! - spotthecat1, 2008-03-27: 13:37:00

Uniqueword, Bob...I was afraid this would be just another alfa romeo & juliet story. - Nosila, 2008-03-27: 21:59:00

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Mechanglory

Created by: diyan627

Pronunciation: mek-in-glor-eeee

Sentence: The mechanglory never faded even when John had to settle for refurbished parts for his '69 mustang. If anything, his humble spirit and refurbished offerings is carrying that torch into the future.

Etymology: mechanical + glory (Great honor, praise, or distinction accorded by common consent; renown. Something conferring honor or renown. A highly praiseworthy asset. Adoration, praise, and thanksgiving offered in worship. Majestic beauty and splendor. The splendor and bliss of heaven; perfect happiness. A height of achievement, enjoyment, or prosperity.)

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Infatoolation

CrayonWarrior

Created by: CrayonWarrior

Pronunciation: Inf{tu:leIshVn in-fat-yule-ey-shun

Sentence: the infatoolation Gary had for his car was so extreme, that when it had to be sold for scrap he mourned for twelve days

Etymology: infatuation tool

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Personifate

Created by: Niktionary

Pronunciation: pur-sahn-i-fate

Sentence: Rick personifates his new computer: he sent out birth announcements

Etymology: personify+hallucinate

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-27: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

stache - 2008-03-27: 01:25:00
Have these always been called "verboticisms?"

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-28: 06:00:00
Yes that's the word we use to describe our invented words. Of course you can also use "neologism". And I think we should create a subcategory for invented words with sexual undertones like your winning word today. It would be "verberoticisms". ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2009-01-19: 01:52:00
Domenic- go frisk 'em.

galwaywegian - 2009-01-19: 10:08:00
very high standard today :D

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-03: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

gendiamJent - 2018-06-03: 14:27:00
Алмазное бурение за разумные деньги.

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