Verboticism: Romanticlate

'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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Matusrejecticus

Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: may tus re ject icuss

Sentence: My dad performed matusrejecticus and threw my boyfriend out the door.

Etymology: mate - match reject - throw out

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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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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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Dysdoxmate

Created by: 531629

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Patriboris

Created by: 590149

Pronunciation: pah-tree-bawr-is

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hyperborean Like. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:56:00

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Parentrepidation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: pair-en-trep-eh-DAY-shun

Sentence: Because of the lack of social skills and obvious lack of education of her boyfriend Burno, Melinda's parents both had severe cases of parentrepidation, and were sending signals to Melinda that it was time to send Bruno packing.

Etymology: Blend of the word 'Parent' and 'Trepidation' (n. nervous or fearful feeling of uncertain agitation)

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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

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

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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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Rachelgettier

Created by: rconway

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