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DEFINITION: v. intr. To frustrate oneself by sending emails to someone who cannot receive them, especially when "over quota". n. An emotional response to bounced-back email.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: Ä“bound

Sentence: She was on the ebound when she met Gig. All those other addresses had been so rude as to reject her advances but Gig not only had room for her, he welcomed her with an open portal.

Etymology: email (messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network) + rebound (still affected by the emotional distress caused by the ending of a romantic or sexual relationship)

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Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: fruh stree male ess shun

Sentence: After suffering frustremailession, Sheila finally gave up emailing Dave Letterman.

Etymology: Frustration+email sion makes it a noun.

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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: EE MAYL en kah lee

Sentence: Rachel and Theo usually conducted their long-distance romance via e-mail. But Rachel hadn't heard from Theo in several days. All she received were bounce-back messages. Soon dread and emailancholy set in. Only days later did she learn that Theo had been on a business trip and his personal e-mail box had become full. In fact, as it happened, it was full of HER messages because he lovingly saved every single thing she sent him.

Etymology: e-mail + melancholy


brilliant - galwaywegian, 2009-12-11: 10:07:00

awww...e-xecellent! - Nosila, 2009-12-11: 23:05:00


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ee/male/scu/lay/ted

Sentence: Chris felt totally emailsculated by his empty inbox. All of his heartfelt notes were flying around in cyberspace, rejected.

Etymology: email + emasculated


hooterbug Awwwwwwwwwwwwww - hooterbug, 2008-07-24: 07:59:00

Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-25: 17:43:00


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Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: si-ber-ized

Sentence: Sickorina was obviously cyberized by her unsuccessful attempts in trying to stalk the former guy she dated one time.

Etymology: Cyber - of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture of computers, information technology, and virtual reality. Ized - Just made up, to who is in the act of crazy overkill messaging.

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Created by: jadenguy


Sentence: "DFTP," he said to his flatmate, "I'll never get a message to her before she leaves for the airport. Arianna, WHY???"

Etymology: "Delivery Failure Notification" + "Total Prostration"


wow, It's like,like reading a novel... what happens next??!1,LOL Great word and sentence! Grasshopper - grasshopper, 2007-05-30: 11:05:00


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Created by: ngajoe

Pronunciation: E-main-GULL

Sentence: Kelly's emanglement grew with every passing pop-up.


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: SYE - ber - gruh - vayt

Sentence: Lucinda continued to cybergravte herself daily by sending countless numbers of emails to her friends long after they had taken up text messaging for their personal communications.

Etymology: Blend of 'cyber' and 'aggravate'.


nice blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-24: 14:14:00


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Created by: galwaywegian




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Created by: jerschneid


Sentence: With every bounced email to my ex-girlfriend, my correspondespondency grows.

Etymology: a combination of "correspondence" and "despondency"


excellent word - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-24: 14:20:00

Perfect! - lumina, 2008-07-24: 16:08:00

I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-25: 17:43:00


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