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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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Fauxpalice

artr

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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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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Fashun

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fashən

Sentence: Jesse was all too quick to fashun anybody she felt wasn\'t trying hard enough to keep up with the latest trends. And then it happened. She made a mistake. She was in a hurry one morning and grabbed last year\'s baseball cap. She spent the day being liliculed by the very folks she loved to razz.

Etymology: fashion (a popular trend, esp. in styles of dress) + shun (persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution)

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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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Fadillory

Created by: zduck

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Sartoricist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sar tori sist

Sentence: ChiChi & Fadima set themselves up as the two fashionistas in the accounting office. They set the trends and mocked those who did not. They were so vicious about it that the wags in the office dubbed them the Dresstapo. Fadima went too far when she ridiculed the new girl, Mensa, in payables. Mensa did not even try to compete in the office fashion Olympics and satoricist that she was, Fadima made fun of her at every opportunity. Wasn't she surprised when Mensa was promoted over her and ChiChi and made their new boss. Yes, accounting can be accrual world, even when you are trendy!

Etymology: Sartorial (of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring, clothing, appearance) & Satiricist (someone who ridicules with satire)

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Mensa's got intelligent style! What will she do as their boss? -rise above? (Dresstapo - love it!) - splendiction, 2009-07-24: 16:33:00

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Ridicut

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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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Cojocular

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: co/joe/kew/lar

Sentence: Tiffany and Vanessa were cojocular conjoined twins who lived to critique any and every fashion faux pas.

Etymology: cojo (famous fashion critic) + jocular (fond of teasing) + co (together with)

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The only cojo I know had big teeth! Just like your conjoined cojos! Grrr! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 17:08:00

I think I would rather meet Cojo on a dark night. Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:00:00

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Blowpas

Created by: simoneshin

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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!