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DEFINITION: v. To instinctively slam your foot on "the brakes" even though you're just a passenger. Often occurs when the actual driver fails to brake appropriately. n. A sudden jerk of the leg.

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Abscared

Created by: meganhardy

Pronunciation: ab-scared

Sentence: My foot abscared when Allison almost hit a tree while she was driving me to school this morning.

Etymology: ab- from scared- beleiving that your life is in great danger.

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Whiteknuckling

Created by: Fenners

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Brake dammit! I'm whiteknuckling here!

Etymology:

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Autonecrophobia

Created by: omista

Pronunciation: aw-to-nec-RO-FO-BE-uh

Sentence: Jims autonecrophobia was so overwhelming that he found it hard to let anyone else drive.

Etymology: auto- self/car; necro- death; phobia- fear of

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Empathengerfeet

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: em-paath-en-jer-feet

Sentence: Realising that Gary had not noticed the red light, Jacob tried to empathengerfeet them to a safe stop.... there were no survivors

Etymology: empathy, passenger seat, feet

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Autobrakitis

Created by: wiccanfey

Pronunciation: Auto-brake-i-tish (silent h)

Sentence: When my daughter was learning to drive, I couldn't help my autobrakitis and trying to grab the steering wheel to turn!

Etymology: Automatic, brake

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Surrobrake

Created by: tangledupinblue

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My mother was babbling about my marital prospects and didn't see the red light, so I surrobraked and screamed "Stop!" but unfortunately she thought I was telling her to stop harassing me and we slammed into the car in front of us.

Etymology:

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Passengeritis

Created by: fonka99

Pronunciation: Pass-en-ger-itis

Sentence: Being of a naturally nervous nature, Maureen suffered from extreme passengeritis whenever she wasn't behind the wheel.

Etymology: From passenger and the suffix "itis"

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Bootflex

Created by: Drock

Pronunciation: BOOT-fleks

Sentence: As her friend skidded past the stop sign, she crammed her eyes closed and made a bootflex.

Etymology: Bootless - without result, futile. Reflex - an involuntary action.

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Stopujerk

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Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: STOP YOU JERK!

Sentence: "I hate driving with Jenny," he muttered, slamming the door behind him. "Stopujerk, stopujerk, stopujerk..." he mimicked.

Etymology: Muttering under the breath but loudly.

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Brevator

Created by: gbegun

Pronunciation: BREV-aye-TOR

Sentence: Because of Suzi's brevator like personality, she believes everything should be stopped prematurely.

Etymology: Brev-Short Ator-person

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Comments:

chris - 2006-12-27: 05:07:00
..hard to beat 'brakedancing'....

wordmeister - 2006-12-27: 10:37:00
Hey Chris, Yes I spotted brakedancing too! I was going to suggest that you consider "proxypedal" but that's your word... What about "Impedalment"? It's good too...

Wriiight - 2006-12-27: 12:56:00
While driving, I often notice my passengers suffer from a loss of controls.

wordmeister - 2006-12-27: 13:05:00
Good one Wriight!

nibololihiaa - 2018-12-27: 04:24:00
Промывки форсунок... Очистка инжектора....

Dulliesjag - 2018-12-27: 04:42:00
Sorry in place of

lolakusovska - 2018-12-27: 16:26:00
Хочу породистого щенка немецкой овчарки... Купить щенка немецкой овчарки..

gorapukinovs - 2018-12-27: 17:50:00
Массаж и техника массжа... Скидки на новогоднии праздники. Приглашаем

Dulliesjag - 2018-12-27: 19:45:00
What organize the