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Dresstapo

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dress sta po

Sentence: Muffy and Bitsy were snobs and considered themselves the Dresstapo in their workplace. The two of them shared a brain (which usually one of them would forget at home)and felt it their duty to inform other people in the office of the fashion faux pas which were committed everyday. Fashion magazines were the required reading for these Faux-Pair Girls and they patrolled the office religiously to seek out and humiliate the offenders. Then they would feel self righteous about the fact that they were crusaders for a higher purpose, the fashion industry. One day as they rode up in the elevator, a new girl shared their ride. The Decorative Duo sensed fresh meat and lost no time in criticizing the hapless female about her lack of flair. They derided her for her lack of class and elan, about how plain and untrendy her garments were and the fact that she wore no accessories. The girl just smiled smugly and got off on the next floor. When they got to their desks, the Primpcesses were called to the boss' office, where he introduced them to the same fashion victim. Too late they discovered that she was his daughter and their new CEO! They would, however, be the best dressed people at the unemployment office.

Etymology: dress (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion) & Gestapo (secret police, known for its terrorist methods)

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COMMENTS:

Good one.... - Mustang, 2008-06-06: 06:18:00

stylish word - pungineer, 2008-06-06: 08:15:00

No "falsch stufe" here: great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:02:00

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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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

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Voguard

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: voh-gahrd

Sentence: Heather and Tonya are all too ready to let every woman in their office know when they have made a fashion faux pas. These voguards have mastered the not-quite-soft-enough whisper to comment on any infraction they see. So beware. These mavens of haute couture could inflict a designer shiner to the reputation of the chic bleak. Heaven help anyone who succumbs to the concept of "Casual Fridays".

Etymology: vogue (something in fashion, as at a particular time) + guard (to keep under close watch in order to prevent escape, misconduct, etc.)

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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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COMMENTS:

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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Fadger

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: fad/ger

Sentence: Jenny was a stuck up fashion bitch who loved to fadger anyone not wearing the latest in style fashion designer label.

Etymology: FADGER - verb - from FAD (a temporary fashion) + BADGER (to harass, pester, nag)

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Fashun

artr

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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Ragtagteam

artr

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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Coutourdeforce

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: coo/toor/de/fors

Sentence: Julia was a coutourdeforce and would relentlessly critique wardrobe malfunctions.

Etymology: couture + tour de force

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COMMENTS:

- excellent word! - splendiction, 2009-07-24: 16:38:00

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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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Frockfuzz

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: FROCK+FUZZ

Sentence: Whatever she wore, she knew the frockfuzz would be judging her.

Etymology: FROCK+FUZZ. frock: a gown or dress worn by a girl or woman. fuzz: police (slang)

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Fadillory

Created by: zduck

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Blowpas

Created by: simoneshin

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Fadvicesquad

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fad vys skwod

Sentence: Muffy & Snooki were self appointed fashion gurus and Brand snobs in their school. They formed the fadvicesquad who were utterly unafraid to give their opinions on how people looked, what they were doing wrong and where they needed to improve to be in the "In" crowd. Behind their backs, the other kids called the "Joan & Melissa without the Red Carpet". That was being mean to Joan & Melissa!

Etymology: Fad (trend,craze,passing fashion) & Advice (suggestion, remedy)& Wordlay on Vice Squad (a police group to enforce laws against gambling and prostitution)

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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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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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Couturd

Created by: uvadavidg

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Disdress

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: dis-dress

Sentence: Mercedes would disdress every women she saw on the street, ruthlessly tearing apart their shabby wardrobes. Her boyfriend, Chad, took it even further. In fact, he mentally disrobed every woman he saw.

Etymology: dis+ dress

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COMMENTS:

simple and funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:08:00

Thanks Jabberwocky! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 17:17:00

Good one, wm! - Nosila, 2008-06-06: 20:14:00

Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:10:00

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Sorimom

Created by: Sabam

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Perezsecute

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: purr-ezz-ser-kyoot

Sentence: She thought she had gotten away with her bold fashion choice, but when she got home and went online she realised she had been the victim of some merciless Perezsecution

Etymology: Perez Hilton, Persecute

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COMMENTS:

Perezstroika...good word! - Nosila, 2009-07-24: 11:10:00

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Dresstapo

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dres stapo

Sentence: ChiChi & Fadima set themselves up as the two fashionistas in the accounting office. They set the trends and mocked those who did not follow. They were so vicious about it that the wags in the office dubbed them the Dresstapo or the Fashionazis. 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 Mensa 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: Dress (style;apparel) & Gestapo (Secret Police in Nazi Germany, known for their terrorist methods)

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Fadger

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: fad/ger

Sentence: Jenny was a stuck up fashion bitch who loved to fadger anyone not wearing the latest coloured co-oridinated style.

Etymology: FADGER - verb - from FAD (a temporary fashion) + BADGER (to harass, pester, nag)

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COMMENTS:

Sounds like they had the latest in fadaggery! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 17:13:00

Good word. "Fadger-badger" also sounds good. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:10:00

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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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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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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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Fashionazi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fash - uh - NOT - zee

Sentence: Brunhilda was a heartless fashionazi who couldn't resist tossing out blistering assessments of what she considered to be fashion blunders by others, especially those who were above her on the social registry.

Etymology: blend of fashion and nazi

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green So funny and apt. Excellent word. - green, 2008-06-06: 12:39:00

makes me think of Seinfeld - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:09:00

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

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Fashionazi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fash - uh - NOT - zee

Sentence: Eva was a heartless fashionazi who couldn't resist tossing out blistering assessments of what she considered to be fashion blunders by others, especially those who were above her on the social registry.

Etymology: blend of 'fashion' and 'nazi'

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Twitic

mrskellyscl

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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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!

'Omigod, she forgot to get her roots done!'

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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