Verboticism: Partnerbarter

'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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Unsuitorble

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: un-sue-tah-bull

Sentence: little did she know that Daryl would turn out to be unsuitorble

Etymology: suitor, unsuitable

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COMMENTS:

I thought he and john oats were an item. no wonder he was unsuitorble! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-22: 05:42:00

Great word! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 05:59:00

Got my vote! - remistram, 2007-06-22: 09:25:00

Should be number one. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 09:55:00

excellent! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 11:48:00

thanks... i verbpreciate the phrasepraise - rikboyee, 2007-06-23: 02:29:00

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Meeso

Created by: madziboo8

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Woowho

artr

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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Gallfriend

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gawl-FREND

Sentence: Kevin's gallfriend's parents thought he was tall, dark and loathsome and called him aboyminable, but that was nothing compared to how we thought of her. We dreaded her malaproposing and becoming his offiancé.

Etymology: gall (vex or irritate) + girlfriend

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COMMENTS:

Stick him on Broadway; he could be an aboyminable showman. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 04:41:00

Or at the moulin rouge, he could be a gaulfriend - galwaywegian, 2007-06-22: 05:08:00

Who knows? He might even play Radio City Music Gall. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 09:59:00

maybe he's a time lord from Gallifrey - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 12:11:00

petaj He's not a friend of yours is he Gallwaywegian? - petaj, 2007-06-22: 22:37:00

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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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Unsuitorble

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: un-SOO-tur-bull

Sentence: Rhys's poor hygiene standards and general gormlessness made him an unsuitorble, according to Phoebe's parents.

Etymology: unsuitable (not fit for purpose) + suitor (potential mate)

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hyperborean Perfect! You've got my vote. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:23:00

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