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Alphaineptitude

Created by: lizard

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Tetherbound

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: TETH-ehr-bound

Sentence: Sherman was a slight man who was not endowed with superior strength yet he insisted on taking all three of his labs for exercise at the same time and invariably found himself tetherbound when they would become frisky and wrap their leashes around his legs with their hyperactive activities.

Etymology: Blend of 'tether' (a rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened to a fixed object so as to limit its range of movement) and 'bound' (made fast as if by a band or bond)

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Cursuccumbungler

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: cur-suck-come-BUNG-lerr (cursuccumbungled) (rhymes with capsicum-dungled)

Sentence: Gordius was making a fine living from his new enterprise... walking canine-americans for a small fee. But Gordy's initial success unleashed his greed, and he soon realized that he'd bit off more than he could chew. Walking several out-of-control dogs ensnaggled him in a rat's nest of leashes and curses. Gordius had become a CURSUCCUMBUNGLER- He meekly surrendered to the primal instincts of the alpha dog, and was last seen participating in an involuntary tour of all the fire hydrants and poo piles in the sleeply little hamlet of Baskerville.

Etymology: CUR(curse)+SUCCUMb+BUNGLER=CURSUCCUMBUNGLER......CUR:a mongrel or inferior dog,Middle English, short for curdogge, from Middle English *curren to growl (perhaps from Old Norse kurra to grumble) + Middle English dogge dog.....CURSE:a prayer or invocation for harm or injury to come upon one,a cause of great harm or misfortune,evil or misfortune that comes as if in response to imprecation or as retribution; Middle English curs, from Old English.....SUCCUMB:to yield to superior strength or force or overpowering force,to be brought to an end (as death) by the effect of superior forces;French & Latin; French succomber, from Latin succumbere, from sub- + -cumbere to lie down; akin to Latin cubare to lie.....BUNGLER: One who blunders or acts ineptly in an incompetent manner,One who proceeds unsteadily; alteration of bungle, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic banga to hammer.

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metrohumanx Copy and paste this link for the solution to Gordy's problem: http://www.maa.org/devlin/devlin_9_01.html - metrohumanx, 2009-02-03: 00:51:00

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Muzzletoff

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: muz zel toff

Sentence: Dogless was a Muzzletoff. He had been born of a wealthy family and was educated in the finest boarding schools. Th only trouble he had was convincing his folks that he could be the best dogwalker on the Planet. They were horrified at a boy of his breeding doing a doggy round up and having asteer home contest every month. He had tough skin and it let him be carried away. Guys like Dogless, they deserved to be lonely and tied up in their work.

Etymology: Play on Mazel Tov (Good Fortune in Hebrew) & Muzzle (a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting) & Toff (an elegantly dressed man (often with affected manners)

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GlobalGallery Hehe! Good one. - GlobalGallery, 2009-02-03: 08:18:00

Your ending, last line, is ever so fine. Super create that can apply to both dog and man! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:56:00

This is hilarious!! - mweinmann, 2009-02-03: 09:51:00

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Anitoldiots

Created by: leeannhamers

Pronunciation: Anne-nit-oh-l-dah-dee-aughts

Sentence: That guy and his dogs make him look like a total anitoldiot.

Etymology: animal- control- idiot

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Omegalomaniac

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: ow-meega-low-may-nee-ack

Sentence: "Their father won Best in Show at Crufts", said Carter with an air of arrogance. He pulled firmly on their leads but his treasured hounds ignored him and continued to sniff the Labrador's butt. Carter's overblown ego made him think he was top dog, but really he was just an omegalomaniac. The dogs ignored him unless he was at the grill cooking, sausages for himself, and rib-eye steaks for them.

Etymology: 1. omega - the last letter of the Greek alphabet. (as opposed to alpha male/dog which is the first). 2. megalomaniac - a pathalogical egoist.

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Collarcoated

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kall or kot ted

Sentence: To his hip dude friends, he was known as "Dawg" because of his many pet dogs. But to his devoted canine pets he was known as "Doofus" because of his lack of control over them. When they strolled they loved to make him seem collarcoated to the rest of the world. It was not hard to do this, since their iq's were much higher than his, doggone it!

Etymology: Collar (a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it) & Coated ( having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination) Play on color-coded(a method of organizing things by a series of colors for faster identification)

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Leashlash

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: LEASH lash

Sentence: The imprudence of having four dogs dawned on Susie when she was left alone early one morning to walk the dogs. She could have taken each one out separately, but instead boldly harnessed each dog onto a separate leash. Susie closed the door and they were off! They veered left, then suddenly ran circles every which way, giving Susie leashlashes to her ankles. OOOuch! The four dogs hopped and jumped, entagled in their knot of leashes. Susie let go of all the leashes and mouthed a swear word. The dogs struggled in a tangle so she managed to unclip the four leashes. The dogs continued to walk gracefully up the street.

Etymology: Leashlash n or v. From: leash, to keep on a cord; and lash, the action of whipping back, out or at someone.

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'leashlashes to her ankles' ... great way to express it ... great verbotomy. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:48:00

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Dogtied

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dôgtīd

Sentence: It seemed like a good idea at the time. One dog would be lonely if left home alone while he worked so Alan got a second dog. Little did he expect to be dogtied every time he tried to walk them. They would run ahead, then behind, never in the same direction, never at the same time. Like some canine square dance he didn't know the steps to, Sadie and Rufus do-si-do and Allemande left until Alan was completely hound-bound.

Etymology: dog (canine pet) + tied (attach or fasten (someone or something) with string or similar cord) derivative of hog-tied [secure by fastening together the hands and feet (of a person) or all four feet (of an animal)]

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Excellent word! - Mustang, 2009-02-03: 07:14:00

I watch the Dog Whisper but my dogs do too and they whisper back. - wayoffcenter, 2009-02-03: 09:28:00

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Muddlemutt

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Mudd-el-mutt

Sentence: Sarah took her two German Shepherds for a walk everyday, this led to all sorts of problems due to the fact that they had never had any proper training. Sarah had great difficulty keeping them under control and would often get in such a muddlemutt when the dogs would run around and the leads would get tangled around her legs. Today had been particularly exhausting as she had actually fallen over in the mud and had to go home and get changed again before going to work. She told herself there was nothing else for it, she had got to book them on a dog training behavior course as soon as possible.

Etymology: Muddle(a state of disorder or chaos) + Mutt(a humorous or derogatory name for a dog) = Muddlemutt

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nice sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-06: 12:04:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-03: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by artr. Thank you artr. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-18: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by artr. Thank you artr. ~ James

artipt - 2018-08-18: 19:56:00
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'Sit! Sit! Sit!'

DEFINITION: n. A person who has difficulty controlling their pets, especially if they often become entangled in the leashes. v. To get entangled in the leashes of one's pets.

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