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DEFINITION: n. A person who habitually looks for love in the all the wrong places and wonders why it always turns out wrong. v. To look for love in the wrong places.

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Maidenchoice

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mādnchois

Sentence: Joice always seems to make the maidenchoice. She always seems to make decisions that keep her from meeting guys. Whether it's where she lives, between two retirement communities or her job in the morgue, she rarely finds herself in a position to meet anyone datable. The last handsome young man she saw in person was very cold, laying on a stainless steel table. The ugly hole in his head was a major deterrent to a night on the town.

Etymology: maiden (a girl or young woman, esp. an unmarried one) + choice (an act of selecting or making a decision when faced with two or more possibilities)

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COMMENTS:

Does that mean that all the young women who live on Maiden Choice Lane won't find suiters? - otherguy, 2009-02-11: 07:28:00

or suitors... :-) - wayoffcenter, 2009-02-11: 07:59:00

Yes she's in a job where there is stiff competition to find a live one...especially with that co-worker of hers, Myra Mains! - Nosila, 2009-02-12: 00:39:00

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Chairub

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Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: chair-ub

Sentence: Cupid's arrow had struck her, right through the heart. From now on there was only one serial killer for her and it was Ivan. His scarred shaven head and crazy eyes made her weak at the knees. She was his chairub and she fought hard to save him from the chair, despite the 11 witnesses who saw his axe wielding escapade. Her scented love letters were the last thing he would read, before his eyeballs boiled and exploded from the 2000 volt current that would pass through his oddly shaped head.

Etymology: 1.cherub - an angelic baby eg Cupid the Roman God of erotic love. 2. chair (electric) - a device used for capital punishment for the most heinous crimes.

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COMMENTS:

Clever! Also plays on RUB, meaning difficulty or dilemma.. - readerwriter, 2009-02-11: 10:30:00

Electtrifying! Shocking! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-11: 11:41:00

What a sentence! Too bad it couldn't have been commuted...where is that Governor when you need him? - Nosila, 2009-02-14: 23:19:00

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Hatingagency

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Hay-ting-ay-gen-see

Sentence: Since May's husband died 16 years ago, she had been all alone. Desperate for love she asked her friend's advice and she suggested joining a dating agency. Unfortunately May's advancing years had left her a little deaf and she joined a hatingagency instead. She didn't find love but she started to enjoy the animosity between her and the other members of this unique club.

Etymology: Play on Dating Agency

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COMMENTS:

funny take on the definition - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-11: 10:40:00

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Wookinpanub

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: WUh-KIN-PA-NUH-B

Sentence: "Wookin' pa nub in all da wong pwaces, wookinpanub..."

Etymology: Eddy, the brother of that guy on Chapelle's Show.

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COMMENTS:

Sounds also like Buckwheat (Eddie Murphy) singing "Baby Nub" on the old Saturday Night Live Shows... - Nosila, 2009-02-14: 23:22:00

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Paramooer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: para moo er

Sentence: Elsie was just in the mooed to find a new paramooer. So she went with her bff, Bessie to a meat market...you know the kind of place we mean. Where the goods were well hung, the cowcktails affordabull and there was poll dancing. Their only prospects were a couple of shorthorns who were both Taurus and could be herd from far away. As usual the girls struck out, because the rodeo was in town and the beefcake drank elsewhere.

Etymology: Paramour (a woman's lover;a woman who cohabits with an important man) & Mooer (a cow, who moos)

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COMMENTS:

brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2010-08-25: 04:28:00

I am glad it mooved you! - Nosila, 2010-08-26: 23:48:00

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Roameo

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: rome-ee-oh

Sentence: He was getting lots of action, but couldn't find a nice girl to settle down with him. Could it be he was a roameo? He still hoped to hear wedding bells when he took that thirteenth step at Sex Addicts Anonymous.

Etymology: Romeo (Shakespeare's doomed lover) + roam (to go from place to place without purpose or direction.)

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Noblissromantic

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: no-bliss-ro-MAN-tick

Sentence: Rj was a noblissromantic, always on the quest for that holy grail of perfect love and affection. Anything less that fell short of perfect bliss--and let's face it, all love falls short at one point or another--would send him off on another quest and leave a trail of heartbroken and confused victims in his wake.

Etymology: Alteration of hopeless romantic.

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COMMENTS:

Nice play on 'noblesse oblige' also. Great create. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-11: 12:03:00

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Aortatard

Created by: Meganja

Pronunciation: a-or-tuh-tard

Sentence: Stop being a douchey, terrible judging AORTATARD and listen to your brain when it comes to falling in love.

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Romanthick

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: row man ts ihk

Sentence: Henry o' Tosis was such a romanthick, he couldn't score at a wallpaperer's convention. His chat-up lines had filled many emergency rooms with suspected vomiting epidemics. His lack of success with the fairer sex was always a mystery and a torment to his mother, with whom he lived. She would often scold him angrily, while swiping wildly about the room with her white stick.

Etymology: romantic , thick as in stupid

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poor Henry - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-11: 10:41:00

sticking in through romanthin and romanthick! Love the play on Henry for Hal O' Tosis. Kudos for being most crafty! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-11: 12:08:00

the wallpaper convention is certainly thick with sticky romance I bet! - mweinmann, 2009-02-12: 09:13:00

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Halholetroll

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: HAL HOLE TROLE

Sentence: Ever since she and Hal broke up she's got that void to fill...so where else can you go to fill it other than the same kind of hellhole...Hal's favourite watering hole. When she gets that look in her eyes, you can tell she's doing the Halholetroll.

Etymology: HAL: a man's name HELLHOLE: terrible place WATERING HOLE: slang for drinking place TROLL: slang for looking for a member of the opposite sex by putting out bait and waiting for someone to show interest

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COMMENTS:

Gives a whole new meaning to holesome! etymology fits 'wrong places' to a T! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-11: 11:31:00

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Comments:

silveryaspen - 2009-02-11: 12:33:00
Really enjoyed today's definition, James. It inspired such a remarkable variety of clever verbotomies,

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-11: 22:33:00
Thanks Silveryaspen! After reading the words today, it looks like a few of us have fell victim to blunderlust! I guess there is more than a few romanthick libidohnos among us. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-25: 00:12:00
Today's definition was suggested by verbotomy. Thank you verbotomy. ~ James