Verboticism: Inmate

'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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Inapproprimate

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: in + ah + prope + ree + mate

Sentence: My parents seem to think that my 65-year old girlfriend is an inapproprimate for a 22-year-old, but I say screw 'em.

Etymology: inappropriate + mate

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COMMENTS:

interesting how you have primate in your word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:05:00

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Prohibmate

Created by: oliviabrown

Pronunciation: pr/ō/hibm/ā/te

Sentence: My dad prohibmated me from seeing Bob anymore.

Etymology: prohib- prohibit, mate- mate

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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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Raquelcony

Created by: Rachelgettier

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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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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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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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Nonclandestined

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: non klan DESS tind

Sentence: They kept their relationship a secret for as long as possible because he knew his clan would never approve of her, nor hers of him. It was nonclandestined to be. Sure enough, word soon got out and he had to bid her a tearful goodbye. Later, his mother told him, "You need to stick with your own kind, Neanderthals, and not hook up with those Homo Sapiens girls. They look weird anyway with their little tiny split eyebrows."

Etymology: nonclandestine / clan / destined

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love it! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:33:00

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Spouselope

Created by: andrewa121

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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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