Verboticism: Dentrified

'Please keep your tongue to the left!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings of apprehension which occur when undergoing a medical examination. v. To feel discomfort while a medical professional pokes and prods at the weak points of your body.

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Dentrified

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: den-tri-fied

Sentence: (no offense to Gloria Gaynor) At first I was afraid, I was dentrified. Kept thinking I could never live if I should open wide. But then I spent so many nights thinkin' how my gums went wrong and I grew strong, and I learned how to go along. And so I'm back, my teeth to brace, You just walked in and have no chin with that thing on your face. I should have changed my worried mind, I should have made you rinse your mouth if I'd have known for just one second you'd be drilling north and south. Oh no, not I, I'm dentrified. As long as I can rinse and spit, I know that I'll revive. I've got all my teeth to fill, I'll just take this little pill and I'll survive, I will survive -- hey, hey!

Etymology: dentistry: care of the teeth + terrified: extreme fright

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Comments: Dentrified

silveryaspen - 2009-04-16: 12:40:00
:-) Very nice parody and poetry!

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-16: 20:07:00
LOVE it very creative! :)

Nosila - 2009-04-16: 21:12:00
Excellent, mrsk...love that song, you know the one I will hear in my head for the next few days! But I will survive...

Mustang - 2009-04-16: 23:49:00
Very creative. I know the feeling.

mweinmann - 2009-04-17: 09:08:00
This is hysterical....love it!