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'Why can't I get my allowance in cash?'

DEFINITION: v. To exclusively use credit cards, debit cards and/or electronic banking in order to avoid using, or even touching, old fashioned cash. n. A person who never pays for anything using real money.

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Cardiocity

Created by: Tanacca

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Visaonary

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: Vee/za/on/ar/ee

Sentence: Sam was considered a visaonary who heralded a world full of plastic and credit.

Etymology: Visa + visionary

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master(ard)ful! - galwaywegian, 2009-03-13: 08:15:00

love the implied 'now you see it, now you don't' by incorporating visionary in your etymology. Excellent create. - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 09:52:00

Brief, concise and to the point. Excellent word. - Mustang, 2009-03-14: 00:36:00

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Indebtermined

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: in/deh/ter/min/ed

Sentence: He was indebtermined to avoid paying cash.

Etymology: in debt + determined

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amazing how so many people are anxious to remain indebtermined! This one will pop out of my head everytime some one tells me about deeply indebtermined they are! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 19:02:00

left a word out of the last line ... about how deeply indebtermined they are! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 19:03:00

Debtedly a great word! - Nosila, 2009-03-13: 19:11:00

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Dollarepsy

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: daw-ler-epp-see

Sentence: Jim's dollarepsy was so severe that he ignored the $20 bill that he spotted on his neighbour's front lawn.

Etymology: dollar + epsy (as in affected by)

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Debtcardholder

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: DEBT card HOL der

Sentence: John had gone from debit and credit cardholder to debtcardholder over a few short months. It felt like extra money. He never used cash but he always carried some on him. He ate in restaurants...used his credit card...checked his wallet...still had cash. He bought gifts for his wife...used his credit card...checked his wallet...still had cash. He bought groceries...used his debit card...checked his wallet...still had cash. It was amazing how these magical cards had stretched his paycheck. But soon he was not allowed to use any of the cards anymore because they had all become debtcards. So now he had to get more of them to help him pay his payments on these ones.

Etymology: DEBIT CARD HOLDER: DEBT:

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COMMENTS:

Really good word Kateinkorea! "debtcardholder", makes logical sense to me! So many fools out there acquiring tons of debt and charging away instead using cash! - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-14: 19:17:00

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Phobuc

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: foh buhk

Sentence: his psychiatrist diagnosed him as phobuc, and set up a direct debit billing system

Etymology: phobic, buck

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Debtmintor

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: debt-mint-or

Sentence: Charlie had his very own debtmintor growing up. Daddy taught him well!

Etymology: debt + u.s. mint + mentor

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Cardiologicist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: car/dio/loj/i/sist

Sentence: Steve knew in his heart and in his mind that credit was the most logical way to do business. He was a cardiologicist.

Etymology: card + logicist + cardiologist

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Super clever sentence and word - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 10:09:00

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Creddycad

fossean

Created by: fossean

Pronunciation: Credd-e-cad

Sentence: 'Who needs money?' thought Bob. 'I can just creddycad the landlord again.'

Etymology: Formed by contraction of credit, and cad (moral bankrupt).

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Amexclusive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: am ex kloooooo siv

Sentence: After yesterday's debacls at Metro's Mouthwatering Diner, she decided she couldn't touch anything green for a long time. She went amexclusive.

Etymology: Amex, exclusive

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COMMENTS:

lol! great sentence and word. - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 10:00:00

great combo Galway - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-13: 10:43:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-13: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-24: 00:51:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James