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DEFINITION: n. A person who likes to dress up and seems to have a different outfit for every occasion. v. To dress up in fancy clothes whenever you go out because you don't know who you're going to meet, and you don't want to get dressed down.

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Clobbersnob

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Klob-err-snob

Sentence: Jayne had always been a Clobbersnob, even at school she had to look her best just in case the modelling scouts happened to drop in looking for the next Kate Moss!!

Etymology: Clobber(Brit informal Clothing or personal belongings) + Snob(Person with an exaggerated respect for high social standing, looks down on those regarded as socially inferior. = Clobbersnob.

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Frockle

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: fraw-kull

Sentence: Samantha's habit of frockling herself in a revealing dirndl came to an abrupt end when she realized that it exposed the spare attire around her waist.

Etymology: frock +sparkle

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COMMENTS:

So now she's reattired from being attired! Good word - Nosila, 2008-06-03: 23:06:00

A good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:31:00

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Costumate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kos too mayt

Sentence: Lola had a get-tup for every occasion, season,reason and activity. She would costumate herself appropriately whether she was sewing, bowling, at the movies or just buying groceries. You could read a lot about her just by going through her massive closet. Her boyfriend finally cracked when he saw her outfit for going gardening. He said, "You are not wearing that outfit to go weeding...you look like a hoe!"

Etymology: Costume (dress in a costume,the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class) & Consumnate ( perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities;make perfect; bring to perfection)

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Voted for you~ I busted out laughing! You're so funny! Happy New Year~ :) - abrakadeborah, 2012-01-08: 11:20:00

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Chicrity

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sheek/ri/tee

Sentence: Abby is always out shopping for new, wonderful and different fashion because she approaches life with a great deal of chicrity. She loves to wear her best clothes every day for every occasion.

Etymology: CHICRITY - noun - from CHIC (fashionable; stylish; style and elegance in dress) + ALACRITY (cheerful readiness; willingness)

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Shoutdress

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: shout dress

Sentence: Shanel always shoutdressed everyone for every occasion with her expensive, fashionably loud garments that shouted, ā€œIā€™m the best!ā€ and "Like me!". In her world appearances were everything: eventually she forgot how to speak with spoken language and relied exclusively on her trusty loud outfits to do her talking. Thinking was no longer necessary for Shanel - all she had to do was wearaste.

Etymology: From: outdress and shout - to use clothing for communication.

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Glad Shanel has channelled herself! - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 19:16:00

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Apparechichi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ah - pare - uh - CHE- CHE

Sentence: Veronica was a dedicated apparechichi with an extensive wardrobe consisting of fashions for any and all possibilities including the unlikely prospect of encountering celebs, big business moguls, politicians or even royalty.

Etymology: Blend of 'apparel' (clothing) and chichi (pompous, pretentious)

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Garbener

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: garb en er

Sentence: Greta loved to match her outfits to her activities and/or venues. She especially loved to dress the part while doing the gardening. That is why they called her Greta Garbener.

Etymology: Garb (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion) & Gardner (someone who takes care of a garden)

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Holiduds

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: hol-i-duhdz

Sentence: Every day's a holiday when you wear your holiduds.

Etymology: Holiday (a day fixed by law or custom on which ordinary business is suspended in commemoration of some event or in honor of some person) + duds (clothes, especially a suit of clothes)

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Primpcess

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: primp-cess

Sentence: Margot was known as a primpcess because she dressed for every occasion like she thought she was royalty.

Etymology: princess: woman with the status of a princess + primp: dress with great care and attention to detail

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like it... - mweinmann, 2009-07-22: 19:52:00

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Glamoeccentric

green

Created by: green

Pronunciation: glam-o-eccentric

Sentence: I took avant-garde-window-dresser-author Simon Doonan's advice and gave away all my ordinary clothes. Now I'm very glamoccentric when I feed the chickens and dig in my urban garden.

Etymology: glamour eccentric

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You are a true glamoeccentric! Look your jacket even matches SJP's. All you need is the hat! - wordmeister, 2008-06-03: 12:58:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-03: 04:34:01
Today's definition was inspired by Sarah Jessica Parker's crazy hat which she wore to the London premiere of Sex in the City. See: Sarah Jessica Parker's Hat. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-06-03: 06:49:00
The hat was made by another galwaywegian!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-03: 09:44:00
Hey Galway, So you have a hat like that too!! Neat! I assume you always wear it when you're playing Verbotomy, just to get the creative juices going! ~ James