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DEFINITION: v. To tease, ridicule or twitter about someone who has made a fashion mistake. n. A materialistic twit who feels it's their duty to inform others when fashion standards have not been met.

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Debutaunting

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /deb-yoo-TAWN-ting/

Sentence: Having recieved an acedemic scholarship to an affluent university in the early 90's, Clara's family could never have afforded to pay her tuition there, not even for a quarter of a semester. Despite her best efforts to fit in, her 'thrift-shop' wardrobe made her an outcast, and she had to endure constant debutaunting from the other female students. Then, when the grunge fashion trend hit, she suddenly became popular, and those same girls were asking her for fashion tips. That's when Clara decided to focus her degree in business toward the fashion industry — so she could make a career of overcharging women like that for their obsessive preoccupation with fashion.

Etymology: Debutante - a young woman making a debut into society (from French, débuter "make the first stroke") + Taunting - making an insulting gibe or sarcasm; scornful reproach or challenge(possibly from Middle French, tanter "to tempt, try, provoke")

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 12:46:00

Clever word and sentence, Tigger - Nosila, 2008-06-06: 20:11:00

you took your time to think of that i guess good word though - PRINCESSkadi, 2008-06-08: 09:59:00

Another interesting connotation. Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:14:00

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Dresstapo

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dress stappo

Sentence: Moda and Styla were the fashionistas in the office. They not only competed with themselves to capture the latest designs and trends, they were critical of everyone else's attire and appearance. They were the dreaded Dresstapo and loved nothing better than to terrorize the couturely clueless. Their Bible was Vogue Magazine (September Issue is the largest)and they were judge and jury to the unadorned. When they openly snickered at the new girl for her lack of elan, they were horrified to learn that she was their new boss. The Mode Squad started dusting off their resumes!

Etymology: Dress (clothing in general, attire,arrange attractively) & Gestapo (the secret state police in Nazi Germany; known for its terrorist methods)

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Meanolice

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: mean-oh-leece

Sentence: Jinxette Whitchy and Axie Smutt, felt it was their fashionista duty to constantly meanolice poor lil Annatet Trailoret's fashion choices on a daily basis. Picking on Annatet, was the only way they were able to feel superior in their printed polyester Pawmart frocks.

Etymology: Mean- Selfish in a petty way; unkind. Cruel, spiteful, or malicious,Miserly; stingy. olice- taken in part of the word Police-To regulate, control, or keep in order with or as if with a law or (Fashion) enforcement agency.

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Grooch

thecza

Created by: thecza

Pronunciation: "Gr/ue/ch"

Sentence: Two less than desirable scalawags had no business grooching upon another woman who felt she was fashionably correct.

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Good word. Is the etymology: Gucchi and grouch? - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:05:00

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Cococackle

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: kəʊ kəʊ ˈkak(ə)l

Sentence: The catwalk was Molly's playground. Never on it, Molly was an observer who could not and would not curb her cococackling for any body,

Etymology: "CoCo" Chanel - pioneering French fashion designer - meets a raving lunatic squawking bird prone to "Cackle" - raucous clucking cry of a bird -

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Garbastardry

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: gahr-bas-TERD-ree

Sentence: Roxie's garbastardry was ruthless and relentless.

Etymology: GARB: clothing in general, costume, fashion, looks; BASTARDRY: attitude, of unpleasantness and meanness, held by a disagreeable person. (slang)

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COMMENTS:

I think I know her! - Mustang, 2008-06-06: 08:02:00

Roxie doesn't sound like a very nice person - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:08:00

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Streason

Created by: pungineer

Pronunciation: Stree-son

Sentence: The office girls loved nothing more than gabbling in the canteen about petunia's latest act of streason, wearing last season's fashion this season...well i mean you just wouldn't would you, i would just die if i was seen dead in the full length puffball this summer, i mean oh my god...and with those shoes etc

Etymology: season+treason = fashion crime

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COMMENTS:

Sounds like they were doing verbal strip tease... - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 17:10:00

We have a word for girls like that at work...a coven! - Nosila, 2008-06-06: 20:13:00

Very clever. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:06:00

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Glossip

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: gloss-ip

Sentence: As an avid reader of all the stylish magazines she felt fully qualified to glossip

Etymology: gloss, gossip

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the perfectly styled word! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 09:19:00

Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:03:00

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Ragtagteam

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ragtagtēm

Sentence: Doris was delighted when a couple of the girls from accounting invited her to lunch on her first day at her new job. What she couldn’t have known was they were going to ragtagteam her about her outfit. They took turns belittling her in every way. By the end of the meal she was in tears. Like a couple of K&G double agents the duo of fashionistas had disappeared into the crowd leaving Doris with a crushed spirit and the bill.

Etymology: rag (fashion) rag (rebuke severely) ragtag (untidy, disorganized) tagteam (a pair of wrestlers who fight as a team)

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Trivialies

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: tri vee a lize

Sentence: Their trivialies posted on FB and twitter grossly exaggerated any perceived "slip up" of the trivial, such as armpit hair-colouring. They desperately needed some real life experience in order to stop trivialying.

Etymology: From trivialize and lies.

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They shouldn't trifle with trivialies! - Nosila, 2009-07-24: 11:11:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-06: 00:00:01
Today's definition is inspired by Dana Stevens's movies review of Sex and the City on Slate where she says that, "I honestly believe, as I wrote when the series finale aired in 2004*, that Sex and the City is singlehandedly responsible for a measurable uptick in the number of materialistic twits in New York City and perhaps the world." Now that something to twitter about ~ James

splendiction - 2009-07-24: 16:36:00
- excellent word!