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Buckstopper

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: buk stop per

Sentence: Let's be Franc...Mark had a Yen to use plastic. He liked it so much because he did not have to dirty his hands with cash. He would Peso himself spending by only charging items. He would not Baht an eye at high service fees and comPound interest rates. His friends called him Robert Dinero...

Etymology: Buck (dollar in slang) & Stopper (to no longer use or be part of)

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Spendshift

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: spend-shift

Sentence: Gabe's wife, Myrtle, loved to tell her friends that he had become a devoted spendshift, having arranged to have both their paychecks deposited directly to their banking accounts, doing all his bill paying on line and making all purchases with credit or debit cards, thereby avoiding any contact with actual cash which he considered to be antiquated and beneath him.

Etymology: Blend of spend and shift, a play on the word spendthrift.

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COMMENTS:

Spendshift and exchange day (slang term frequently used for pay day) go so well together. Superb pun and a terrific create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 09:58:00

Excellent word! - splendiction, 2009-03-14: 22:27:00

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Creditz

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: KREH dits

Sentence: Merry Spinder loves to buy everything on credit and has developed an elaborate system of rationalization for this habit. She is such a creditz that she reasons that she is actually making money doing this, because while the credit card company charges 8% interest on what she owes, the money that's sitting in her mutual fund earning interest is supposedly making more than that. Except she forgot that the stock market hasn't been doing too well lately, and, oh yeah, paying $39 late fees isn't helping her "make money" either. This is the same woman who in college thought that if she still had checks in her checkbook, that meant there was still money in the account!

Etymology: credit + ditz

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Sadly, she ain't the only creditz around... - Nosila, 2010-09-24: 23:55:00

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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Plastagogo

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: plast-AGOG-oh! (plastagogian or plastagogite)

Sentence: Little Billy was alarmed at the currenseepage from his piggybank. His eco-rrect teacher gave him a heads-up about the dangers of our vanishing specie, and when his dad told him his chore monies would be direct-deposited into an inaccesible interest-bearing account, he FREAKED! Billy called his dad a NUMISMACRETIN and ran upstairs. Billy's dad believed all paper money was unsanitary, and would soon become extinct. He was all PLASTAGOGGO about his custom-imprintable debit card, and vainly tried to pass his enthusiasm on to his child. But Little Billy was at that rebellious age, and vowed in his heart of hearts NEVER to become a PLASTICOINITE like his poor, misguided father.

Etymology: PLASTic+AGOG+GOGO= PLASTAGOGO.....PLASTIC: made or consisting of a plastic, capable of being deformed continuously and permanently in any direction without rupture, having a quality suggestive of mass-produced plastic goods; Latin plasticus of molding, from Greek plastikos, from plassein to mold, form.....AGOG: full of intense interest or excitement, bewitched by; Middle French en gogues in mirth....GOGO: marked by spirited or aggressive action, relating to or dealing in popular often speculative investment expected to yield high returns;partly from "a-go-go", partly from reduplication of 1 "go" 1965......Specie: money in coin; from in specie, from Latin, in kind.....Numismatic: of or relating to currency; French numismatique, from Latin nomismat-, nomisma coin, from Greek, current coin, from nomizein to use, from nomos custom, law

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Well, it's friday here in Pennsylvania. I've gotta go soak abrush, but I can't wait for the avalanche of verbotomisms to roll in. Vote early, vote often. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-13: 02:01:00

Metrohumanx your new word today makes me want to get up and dance! But I can't right now...but I will soon hopefully... Keep smiling :) "Deb" otherwise known as Cinderfreakinrella - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-13: 02:27:00

Many smiles for your great creates this day! Terrific verbotomy! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 09:48:00

cudos on this one metro - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-13: 13:27:00

metrohumanx Thanks, crew! You rock! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-14: 00:28:00

Funny! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:22:00

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Increditable

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: inkreditəbəl

Sentence: Marsha's ability to spend money is increditible, not that she ever touches that nasty paper stuff. Who knows where it has been or who has handled it? When the grocery clerk asks "paper or plastic?" Marsha is strictly a plastic girl. She handles a credit card with the skill and dexterity of a ninja with a throwing star. Don't even mention coins in her presence. That is the stuff of peasants.

Etymology: credit (the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future) + incredible (impossible to believe)

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Ecashified

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: eee cash if ide

Sentence: Dorothy had recently become ecashified. If she could not use her computer to pay for it, she did not buy it.

Etymology: e(electronic) and cash and suffix (fied) Also play on word classified

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COMMENTS:

Good word! more people need to be Ecashified so they do not spend unwisely :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-14: 19:11:00

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Spendshift

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: SPEND-shift

Sentence: Virgil's wife, Mabel, loved to tell her friends that he had become a devoted spendshift, having arranged to have both their paychecks deposited directly to their banking accounts, doing all his bill paying on line and making all purchases with credit or debit cards, thereby avoiding any contact with actual cash which he considered to be antiquated and beneath him.

Etymology: Blend of 'spend' (expend funds) and 'shift' (transfer or move to another place), a play on the word spendthrift.

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Plastiotronics

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: plas tee O tron icks (the OH/zero in the middle is no mistake)

Sentence: Ever since the government debt became more than could ever be paid, the goverment quit minting money. All payment is now made via plastiotronics.

Etymology: PLASTIC - slang term for any and all credit and debit or welfare payment cards. ELECTRONICS - in this case, electonics limited to keeping track of your credits and debits based on the imaginary money of today's world; the new electronic barter system.

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COMMENTS:

Can you envision a trillion anything? Money is no longer a meaningful paper/coin chase, but meaningful plastiotronics chase! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 09:38:00

scary times - great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-13: 10:42:00

Very good word for imaginary money. - Mustang, 2009-03-14: 00:35:00

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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

'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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