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'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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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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Misterrightfight

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mister-right-fight

Sentence: Carol was headed for a misterrightfight with her parents. So what if Dylan's a jobless, penniless, detention center drop-out and his pants droop under his butt so you can see his boxers? So what if his goal in life is to be the next Eminem, and all his friends are rappers and gangstas. She loves him and that's all they'll ever need for a lifetime of happiness. Her parents just don't understand.

Etymology: Mister Right: the man of your dreams + fight: argument; row

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Nightmate

Created by: cafisher

Pronunciation: just as it sounds

Sentence: Hubby and I were beyond distraught when our girl brought home a Hell's Angel for our approval. The man was our worst nightmate.

Etymology: nightmare just change the r to t

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Nonpatrematrix

Created by: k3nbr33

Pronunciation: non|pä|tur|e|mä|tur|iks

Sentence: My parents thought that my recent girlfriend was disrespectful and negative towards me; they did not approve of her, and therefore she was a nonpatrematrix

Etymology: Non-: Not Patre-: Father Matr-: Mother -Trix: A woman

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Natalinfraction

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: Nay-tul-in-frak-shun

Sentence: Jen loved the circus so much that she let the dog-faced boy follow her home to meet her parents. To Jen's chagrin, her parent's saw him as just another one of her natalinfractions. It was reminiscent of the time she brought home the fella who bore a striking resemblance to Jabberwocky. http://animal.discovery.com/convergence/ugly_dog/wallpaper/gallery/wallpaper02_800.jpg

Etymology: natal (pertaining to procreating), infraction, fatal attraction

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COMMENTS:

I updated the link. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 08:22:00

Hey!! I resemble that remark - oh I mean resent - it's Friday 'let the pun begin' - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 09:13:00

Sorry 'bout that bit of Jabbermockery - I couldn't resist. BTW, rikboyee's Jabbergasted is one of my favs! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 09:37:00

well shucks...consider me rikbouyed by your remarks - rikboyee, 2007-06-22: 18:56:00

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Meeso

Created by: madziboo8

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

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Conalien

Created by: m1carren

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Her dad freaked out when he found out she was in love with a conalien.

Etymology: con: with Alien: of another

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Partnerbarter

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: part-nuh-barr-tuh

Sentence: My parents met Ignatious for the first time yesterday. Upon shaking hands my Dad frowned and that's when we started to partnerbarter. Dad said he was too posh for me, but I told him that my Iggy only owns one island and he hardly ever goes there anyway.

Etymology: Partner - spouse, mate. Barter - bargain, negotiate.

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