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DEFINITION: interj. A word, or sound, used to express disappointment when you realize you've made a really stupid mistake. v. To moan and groan about how stupid you are.

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Blowgoofus

Created by: angelheart

Pronunciation: blow-GOOF-us

Sentence: "Oh blowgoofus,I wish I had done it the other way"

Etymology:

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Just a crazy word made up by a crazy gal :) - angelheart, 2007-05-22: 15:51:00

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Oydemi

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: oy-deh-MEE

Sentence: "Oydemi," sighed Alex, "I can't believe that I paid rent for the wrong month."

Etymology: Yiddish "oy" + Spanish "ay de mi" (oh my). I say this a lot.

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Ojit

Created by: treyb

Pronunciation: Oh-jit

Sentence: Ojit, I left my keys in the car...

Etymology:

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Farg

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: FARG

Sentence: Farg! cut my self again! Should never try to shave with a farging hangover!

Etymology: farg - aborigine term for not bringing enough water on a long hike.

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fearg (pronounced farg) is Irish for rage. (but of course you knew that) - galwaywegian, 2007-05-22: 04:44:00

nope. now I learned something today! :-) - Alchemist, 2007-05-22: 06:05:00

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Phit

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: fit (must be said sharply and with much aggravation)

Sentence: OH PHIT! is believed to be the phrase that escaped joe-from-blues-clues' mouth when he realized he was actually a grown man and not a four year old half dog-man.

Etymology: from shit + fit

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Sheepshifters

Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: SHEEP-shif-terz

Sentence: "Aw, sheepshifters!" exclaimed Jordan, dejectedly, lowering the rifle. "Now I'll never know who my real father is!"

Etymology: sheep + shapeshifters = whimsical jocularity

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what?!? - galwaywegian, 2007-05-22: 05:50:00

My thoughts exactly. - Clayton, 2007-05-22: 17:55:00

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Dohp

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: do ope

Sentence: After Selena had accidentally e-mailed everyone on her mailing list about how she really felt about her co-workers and boss, she tried not to dohp all day. It was bad enough putting her thoughts on paper, but circulating them at work was career suicide.

Etymology: Doh (Homer Simpson's expression when he realizes he has done something stupid) & Dope (an ignorant or foolish person;stupidity)

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Holybarrycrockerbatman

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: holy-barry-crocker-batman

Sentence: "holybarrycrockerbatman" said Robin, when he realized he'd made it this far into the season without any powers of his own.

Etymology: holy .... batman (catchphrase of TV's famous interjector, Robin) + Barry Crocker (Aust. and NZ. rhyming slang for a blunder -- as in "he's having a shocker today", "he's having a barry crocker today" or even just "he's having a barry today"

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petaj BTW, Barry Crocker is a real Australian -- http://www.barrycrocker.net/ - petaj, 2007-05-22: 08:51:00

that's grouse - cohenarie, 2007-05-22: 10:18:00

is Barry married to Betty Crocker - she could make it all better (batter) with a cake - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-22: 12:15:00

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Cusserance

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: cuss-er-ance

Sentence: A cusserance will come to mind when a stupid mistake is found, but it must never be expressed when grandchildren are around. Although they love their grandma so and overlook her failures, it's best that they should never know she cusses like a sailor.

Etymology: cuss: to use an expletive or curse word + utterance: vocal expression or articulation

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cute - Nosila, 2009-12-07: 21:07:00

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Icantbelievituperation

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: eye cant bee LEE vih too per AY shun

Sentence: When George locked his keys in his car for the third time this month, making him late for work AND costing him $100 for the services of a locksmith, a series of icantbelievituperations were heard to leave his mouth as he bitterly bemoaned his own stupidity.

Etymology: "I can't believe it" + vituperation (sustained, harshly abusive language; railing against; condemnation; invective)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohwtepph. For everyone interested in the parts of speech, this is our first definition which is specifically defined as an interjection. But feel free to create a noun, a verb, or even an adjective, if that's what sparks your fancy. Thank you ohwtepph! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-22: 02:00:00
Jabberwocky Wins! Read about it and all the wild words from last week in Verbotoweek .

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-07: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohwtepph. Thank you ohwtepph. ~ James