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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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Blowpas

Created by: simoneshin

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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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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Fauxpalice

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fōpälēs

Sentence: Several of the matrons at the country club seem to have appointed themselves as fauxpalice. They are all too comfortable letting younger, newer members know what they think of their fashion choices.

Etymology: faux pas (an embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation) + police (an organization engaged in the enforcement of official regulations in a specified domain)

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Twitic

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: twit-ic

Sentence: Marcia was the local fashion twitic. She made sure to review everyone's apparance in her tweets to her friends.

Etymology: twit + twitter: + critic: professional who judges the arts and fashion

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Ridicut

green

Created by: green

Pronunciation: rid- i- cut

Sentence: Jasmine could throw fashion ridicuts with such surgical precision her victim's were left speechless.

Etymology: ridicule cut

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COMMENTS:

Sharp and nasty! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 14:13:00

Sounds painfully; but I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:06:00

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Fauxpasderise

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Foe-par-der-ize

Sentence: Although her peers would often Fauxpasderise her, Giselle insisted on not shaving her underarm hair. Despite being frowned upon in the UK, where she came from it was perfectly acceptable.

Etymology: Faux Pas(a social blunder)Origin French 'False step'+ Derision(contemptuous ridicule or mockery) Origin Latin from deridere 'scoff at' = Fauxpasderise

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COMMENTS:

green Great word. I'll use it. - green, 2008-06-06: 12:38:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:11:00

Useful word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:07:00

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Chafarique

Created by: PRINCESSkadi

Pronunciation: CHAV - A - RIKE

Sentence: call me CHAFARIQUE but isn't that girl a bit to funny looking to be at my party.

Etymology: Well its a bit of a kids thing to tease people hence the CHAV bit and the ARIKE it comes from a spanish word ~ (ariko/e) which means arrogant. So there is no better meaning .

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COMMENTS:

i had loads of these women when i was in school and even now at work and thats what we call them here its the best non insulting word possible !! - PRINCESSkadi, 2008-06-08: 09:48:00

Great word- luv it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 18:55:00

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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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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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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!