Verboticism: Ridger

'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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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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Antimate

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: an-tee-mayt

Sentence: Not only did Shelley's parents think Lenny was her antimate, her Dad was appauled to notice that Lenny had big wads of Shelley's hair wound around his hands and fingers. To boot, he also thought Lenny had an uncanny resemblance to his crazy uncle Ike.

Etymology: anti (not) + mate (partner)

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COMMENTS:

that was a Turner of events - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 12:00:00

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Fiancney

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fee/awns/nay

Sentence: Juliet went through one fiancney after another until she finally ran away with Romeonoway

Etymology: fiance + ney

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COMMENTS:

Romeonoway is great too! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 07:11:00

thanks Purple - slow day - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:50:00

Oops--hadn't seen this in the list. Great minds think alike, eh? - mplsbohemian, 2007-06-22: 22:33:00

doo doo doo do - doo doo doo do - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-23: 00:49:00

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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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Mrrightoutofleftfield

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mis ter rite out of left feeld

Sentence: The big day to meet the parents had been set and Alice nervously brought her Mr. Right home. Her father Ned was very curious about the man who could capture his little princess' heart. Alice had been a straight A student, cheerleader, volunteer, model, singer, great cook, beauty queen and had earned a scholarship and got her Phd in Astrophysics. When they arrived at the door, Ned was unprepared for the unkempt, illiterate, grimy trogolodyte who Alice had driven over. His name was Albert Capone, he grunted in answer to her father's pointed questions and leered at Alice's Mom, Phyllis in an entirely inappropriate way, while necking with Alice. Mr Right turned out to be Mrrightoutofleftfield, a caring father's nightmare. Alice would hear no bad things about him from her Dad and thought he was being unfair. She finally saw the light, literally, when the FBI Helicopter spotlighted their home and many agents swarmed them arresting Al on the spot for multiple charges including income tax evasion. Ned has now taken charge of finding a suitable replacement for Albert. Afterall, Father knows best.

Etymology: Mr Right (The man who would be the perfect mate)& Out of Left Field (an unexpected, bizarre, or unwatched source (especially in the phrases out of left field and from left field... a baseball reference)

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Objectimate

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Ob ject tee mate

Sentence: It didn't matter if I was dating a teacher or a toilet cleaner my parents would always objectimate anybody new in my life.

Etymology: Object + mate = Objectimate Object, to express or feel disapproval, dislike, or distaste; be averse. Mate, partner, husband or wife; spouse.

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COMMENTS:

checkmate...great word! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:32:00

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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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Parentalignergabbering

Created by: grasshopper

Pronunciation: parent/al/ig/ner/ga/bber/ing

Sentence: The day my family was to meet my love I begged my parents to have an open mind and no parentalignergabbering,Please I begged them...

Etymology: parental = a parent figure, igner = ignerant, ga = gap, bbering = blabbering = parentalignergabbering

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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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Ungroom

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: un groom

Sentence: When Jessie defied her folks and married her caveman beau,Gronk, he became an ungroom to her father. Not only was Gronk unable to speak in big words, he unfortunately decorated the side of her father's garage with cave drawings. The new in-laws soon became outlaws to Jessie's dad.

Etymology: Un (negative;not prefix) & Groom (a man who is to be or has recently been married; care for one's external appearance)

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