Verboticism: Boyfiend

'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: 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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Alieitify

Created by: brandonmarrotte

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My parents dont like my boyfriend, Stan, so I had to alieitify to prove his worth.

Etymology: Alie- to be alienated, or not liked, seperated

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Erotate

Created by: Razikain

Pronunciation: Ero·tate

Sentence: I wish Tanya would stop bringing that erotate round for afternoon tea. Seeing no other option, Ben was forced to erotate with his father to win his respect for Tom.

Etymology: From Eros (love).

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COMMENTS:

good one!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 10:32:00

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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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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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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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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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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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Ilsentimate

Created by: AlyssaluvsBTR12

Pronunciation: il-sēnt-i-mātĕ

Sentence: The father felt very ilsentimate about his daughter's boyfriend.

Etymology: Il-Bad Sent-to feel, think Mate- partner

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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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