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'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Rindophobia

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: rind-o-foh-be-a

Sentence: Tim was such a rindophobic that he accused me of being Hannibal Lecter for trying to serve him potato skins.

Etymology: rind + ooohhhhh! + phobia

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COMMENTS:

Straight and clear. I tried the medical approach, but didn't really like the result: "chrotophobia" (chroto-Gk:skin)& "Phloephobia" Phloe-Gk: bark, rind, peel) - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-08: 18:55:00

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Dermadrama

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dir ma dra ma

Sentence: Tanya Hide and Ed P. Durmass were seasoned actors on the highly acclaimed daytime series, "The Young and the Wrinkleless". Ed's character tried to force his victim, Tanya, to eat a banana peel. He knew her dermadrama regarding rinds of fruit would make great tv. She refused and said, "Take your banana and split". To which he replied, "Don't you like it? It has a peel...". Tanya shoved the offending former fruit covering into Ed's mouth and forced it in. He gagged and ran to wash out the bitter taste with some cleansing lather. This is really why their show is called a Soap Opera...

Etymology: Derma (the deep vascular inner layer of the skin) & Drama (turbulent or highly emotional situation;the quality of being arresting or highly emotional)

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Agrowaphobia

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: ah + gro + ah + pho + bee + ah

Sentence: I know that's got lots of vitamins and all that, but I'm still not eating it because, frankly, it's yucky.

Etymology: agoraphobia but with "grow" in there.

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Gnashaghast

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: NASH-ah-gast

Sentence: Susan couldn't stand the thought of eating an un-peeled peach. the feeling of the fuzz on her teeth gave her a clear case of gnashaghast. Watching her friends munching on apples gave her the heebie-jeebies.

Etymology: gnash (a grinding of ones teeth) + aghast (filled with horror or shock)

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Dermaghast

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Der-MA-ghast

Sentence: When Bob developed a picaderm for chunks of cobia skin, Roxie chundered cobiaphobically. And, soon, her dermaghast was not confined only to cobia; for she peelreeled at the sight of peaches, shellshaked at the soupcon of shrimp and couldn't shed the dread of dehusking. Dermaghast and despondent, it was clear that she was dermsquirming almost pandermically.

Etymology: 1. Derm: skin & aghast; to fear, dread 2.Cobia (cho-Bi-ah): a tropical food & game food fish. 3.Chunder: (Aust slang): to vomit.

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COMMENTS:

Ah, the classic Verbotomy technique for overcoming Verbotomist's block of flooding your example sentence with an entire suite of related words. - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:58:00

like a dark Dr. Zeus - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 12:12:00

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Skinskittish

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: skin + skittish

Sentence: The skinskittish children reluctantly ate the grapes, then finally accepted the fact that their purple mouths and hands would be with them for days.

Etymology: skin (the outer layer of an organism) + skittish (jumpy or jittery)

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COMMENTS:

Being skinskittish would cause them to have a great deal of skinsternation. - Mustang, 2008-09-08: 22:19:00

Kids like that would have Grape Expectations! - Nosila, 2008-09-09: 00:32:00

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Skinsternation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: skin-ster-ney-shuhn

Sentence: Thelma was almost paralyzed with severe skinsternation anytime she was faced with the prospect of eating the skin of any produce or animal, fearing that it would block up or otherwise harm her digestive system.

Etymology: Blend of 'skin' and 'consternation ( A state of paralyzing dismay)

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COMMENTS:

good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-09: 07:03:00

vmalcolm Great! great word! - vmalcolm, 2008-09-09: 07:34:00

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Jenny has suffered from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: REPULSKIN - noun - from REPULSION (distaste, repugnance, or aversion by the thought, or presence of something) + SKIN (the external covering of an animal body, fruit , or vegetable)

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Crumplejiltskin

Created by: crispianity

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Rindawfulous

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: rynd of ful us

Sentence: Jackie lived in morbid fear of accidentally eating part of an apple peel, orange rind or other fruit covering skin. She thought of doing so made her feel rindawfulous.

Etymology: Rind (peel,skin) & Awful (causing fear or dread or terror) & WordPlay on Rhinocerous

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-08: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-03: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James