Verboticism: Dudumb

'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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Fiancenay

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: fee-ahns-NAY

Sentence: Alex found himself yet again a fiancenay--why was it his fault that Jenny's father deplored fauxhawks?

Etymology: fiancé + nay

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COMMENTS:

liked it very much - texmom, 2007-06-23: 23:39:00

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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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Checkeredmate

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: check/urd/mayte

Sentence: Checkeredmate her father yelled every time she brought a new boyfriend home

Etymology: checkmate + checkered + mate

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She misrook her boyfriend for a knight. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 13:53:00

and her father mistook him for a queen - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:37:00

petaj He was just a pawn in the conflict between her and her father, until she became board with him and castled him off. - petaj, 2007-06-22: 22:33:00

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Rebelationship

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: re buhl LAY shun ship

Sentence: When I was a teenager, I had one rebelationship after another just to bug my father.

Etymology: rebel: to defy an authority + relationship: an association between two or more things

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Spousejoust

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: spows-jowst

Sentence: Helen carefully checked Hank's mowhawk before knocking on her parents' door. If they were going to spousejoust then she wanted her sweetheart to look his best.

Etymology: spouse + joust (a personal combat or competition)

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got my vote =-) - grasshopper, 2007-06-22: 11:26:00

Thanks grasshopper, glad you liked it! - serendipity9000, 2007-06-22: 13:21:00

Once the door opened did it turn into Stevenson0's wrestlemateia - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:40:00

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Squiddlydoo

Created by: LukeOlzawskiii

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Boyfiend

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bawee feend

Sentence: That first meal when she brought her boyfiend to meet her parents had not gone well. His chanting had drowned out grace before meals and his belching drowned out any attempt at polite conversation. When he used the crucifix on the mantlepiece to pick his teeth, she took her mothers dry retching and the thobbing in dad's temple as a signal that the evening had drawn to an end.

Etymology: boyfriend, fiend

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Talk about copulashun! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 09:01:00

excellent paragraph - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:28:00

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Parentalhidence

Created by: jermainechambers44

Pronunciation: Pair-rent-tal-hide-dense

Sentence: Do to the parentalhidence that she experienced with her last boyfriend,Amy decided not to announce the wedding until AFTER her father finished cleaning the gun.

Etymology: Parental=Parent Hidence=hide

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COMMENTS:

excellent word and sentence...sorry I had already spent my votes...we need more than 2! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:36:00

thank you nosia - jermainechambers44, 2010-01-18: 16:58:00

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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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