Verboticism: Antimate

'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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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: Antimate

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