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Arguedent

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ärgyoōdent

Sentence: Sarah didn't believe in fighting fair. If a disagreement is in the offing, she is very likely to deliver an arguedent to the back of Tom's head with whatever she has in her hand at the time. Tom loves the fact that the kitchen stores are currently fascinated with utensils made of silicon.

Etymology: argue (exchange or express diverging or opposite views, typically in a heated or angry way) + dent (a slight hollow in a hard, even surface made by a blow or by the exertion of pressure)

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Sarah needs to find a better way to arguevent. - wayoffcenter, 2009-04-29: 06:32:00

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Potulance

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: paht-chew-luhnce

Sentence: Kate's moods and irritability were so predictable Pete knew the moment he heard the kitchen cupboard doors squeak open he was in for a barrage of her potulance.

Etymology: Using PETULANCE, meaning ill humor, irritability + POT

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mrskellyscl good one! - mrskellyscl, 2009-04-29: 09:15:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:39:00

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Rollingpincentive

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: roh-ling-pin-sen-tiv

Sentence: Whitey doesn't always agree with Ginny's way of doing things. In these cases she would persuade him with a dose of rollingpincentive. As a result, Whitey's noggin has more lumps than grandma's gravy.

Etymology: rolling pin (a cylinder of wood or other material, usually with a short handle at each end, for rolling out dough) + incentive (something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity)

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Naize

Created by: Faherty94

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Lecrushet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: leh kruhsh ay

Sentence: Her lecrushet reestablished the pecking order in the kitchen. From now on the only sauce in that kitchen would be edible.

Etymology: le creuset (heavy pots, pans andcasseroles)crush

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funny said with a French accent - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:37:00

Un mot formidable, cheri(e)! - Nosila, 2009-04-29: 18:31:00

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Spatulicks

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spachəlikz

Sentence: Lidia likes her boyfriend to help her in the kitchen. He isn’t so willing to volunteer. She doesn’t tolerate any variance from her way of doing things. Whatever utensil she has in her hand may be used to correct his technique. He might end up with spatulicks, ladlelumps or even whiskwhacks. He makes a point of leaving the room whenever she is working with a knife or fork.

Etymology: spatula (an implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade, used for mixing and spreading things) + licks (a smart blow)

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Whinebottle

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whyn bot tel

Sentence: Gerry never saw the whinebottle come crashing down on his head. When he regained conciousness, he realized he should have expected it. Every year during American Idol and Dancing with the Stars season, he was supposed to vote for his wife's favourites, not his own. When would he ever learn???

Etymology: Whine (complain, moan) & Winebottle (glass vessel that wine comes in)

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Vesseluviate

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: vessel oo vee eight

Sentence: The charming inner suburban workers' cottage that was home to Dean and Jayne was an architectural highlight of their cul-de-sac. Little did passers-by know, the idyllic facade obscured the explosive domestic melee's within. Hardly a night went by when a wall was not sullied by Jayne's attempts to vesseluviate Dean with whatever utensil lay close at hand.

Etymology: Vessel: Object for containing things. Vesuviate: To erupt violently.

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Whinerack

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whyne rak

Sentence: When Crackin' Rosie could not get her way with her spouse, Corky Merlot, she would use the wine rack as a whinerack and sack him on the head. He was mulling over grabbing a cab and leaving her to cross the bordeaux,and run off with his girlfriend, Sweet Sherry. To his riesling, any port in a storm was better than living a lie and becoming Pinot keyo. Being married to Rosie had become a real champain.

Etymology: Whine (to complain;a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way)& Rack (torment emotionally or mentally;an instrument of torture)& Wordplay on Wine Rack (a wooden or metal frame used to store bottles of wine horizontally)

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karenanne Pinot keyo - I had to sound that out, then I got it! Funny... : ) - karenanne, 2010-11-11: 16:25:00

I heard of a wine for seniors...you can drink it all night and not have to get up to visit the toilet...it's called Pinot More! - Nosila, 2010-11-11: 18:55:00

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Utensilash

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: eew-TEN-sihl-lash

Sentence: Ian would frequently criticize Wendy's cooking techniques and being short tempered Wendy would often attempt to utensilash him, striking out with a frying pan, spatula, whisk, or any other utensil that was handy.

Etymology: Blend of 'utensil' (an implement, instrument, or vessel used in a household and especially a kitchen) and 'lash' (v. to strike, hit, whip)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-29: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by an anonymous voter! ~ James

'Why won't you stop the anonymous voting?'

DEFINITION: v. To whack someone over the head with a pot (or any other handy utensil), because they won't do what you say. n. A complaint about someone who doesn't do things the way you want.

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