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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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Amourid

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: a/mour/id

Sentence: Joe's love life has become an amourid situation because he cruises all night diners and old age homes for "the one".

Etymology: AMOURID - from AMOUR (love, romance) + ARID (barren or unproductive)

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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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Goodbarista

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: gud-barr-ees-ta

Sentence: During her summer vacation, Miss Misty Pristine, tried working as a barista in the local tanning salon cum cafe, Sun Brew. She was so overt in her flirting attempts with the married insurance man who liked his French-pressed with hazelnut or the EMT studying to be a Paramedic who always asked for two shots in his Zippee, the house special. The local college students, making up courses in summer sessions, who loved her HavaJavaMints, called her The Goodbarista.

Etymology: From Looking for Mr. GOODBAR, the story of a young teacher looking for love + BARISTA, a mocha maker

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COMMENTS:

terrific reference - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-11: 10:39:00

Also a well-crafted, very clever sentence - silveryaspen, 2009-02-11: 11:45:00

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Libidohno

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: li/bee/doe/oe/no

Sentence: Once again Sally was a victim of libidohno when she was lead by her errant hormones to a singles bar for transvestites.(not that there's anything wrong with that)

Etymology: libido + "oh no"

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COMMENTS:

being lead, her errant hormones were heavy metal? - readerwriter, 2009-02-11: 10:25:00

reminds me of the farside cartoons - silveryaspen, 2009-02-11: 13:38:00

Dunno which is worse...errant hormones or truant hormones. Eggzellunt word. - Mustang, 2009-02-11: 22:11:00

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Wailinjennings

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: Waylon Jennings

Sentence: After checking out the refuse collection station, the palliative care hostel and the bipolar support group for potential partners, Stephen finally joined Wailinjennings Anonymous, where ironically he met a sweet girl. They fell in love and were promptly kicked out because their change of demeanour was anathema to the other miserable members.

Etymology: Waylon Jennings - country singer who was "lookin for love in all the wrong places" + wailing (crying or singing plaintively)

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COMMENTS:

Great song and verbotomy! You have a humringer here! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-11: 12:19:00

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Blunderlust

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: BLUN-der-lust

Sentence: Elsie once again found herself suffering the pangs of failed blunderlust, looking for love in all the wrong places and for all the wrong reasons, and feeling used, abused and definitely discarded....and of course, vowing once again to never go that route again.

Etymology: Blend of 'blunder' (v. to err) and 'lust' (sexual urges), and a play on the word 'wanderlust'...(a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about)

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Scornicated

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: skôrnikāted

Sentence: After his blind date fell through — some lame excuse about a car accident and coma — Tim decided to see if he could get some action at the new bar in town. As he entered he thought to himself ”My lucky night. Must be lady’s night, the place is full of chicks”. As he made his way around the bar every eye seemed to follow him as well as a mood of disgust. Finally he left the Silver Beaver without scoring but feeling scornicated.

Etymology: scorn (feel or express contempt or derision for) + fornicate (sexual intercourse between non-married partners)

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COMMENTS:

Silver Beaver...Dam! - Nosila, 2010-08-25: 22:08:00

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Maidenchoice

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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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Concupid

Created by: spotter

Pronunciation: Con cue pid

Sentence: Rick was concupid looking for love in the pharmacy. Marta said, "Suzy is so concupid."

Etymology: Con=Anti; Against Cupid= A symbol of love Therefor; Against a symbol of love

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Romanthick

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: row man thik

Sentence: The romanthick in him knew he would finally meeet his queen as soon as he landed in Africa, maybe even before he got to collect his lottery winnings there!

Etymology: romantic, thick

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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