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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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Ensaucer

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rhymes with enforcer

Sentence: Miss Gertrude was a strict disciplinarian in the home economics classes. Any wayward kitchen techniques were beaten out of the students by her use of the ensaucer.

Etymology: enforce + saucer

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COMMENTS:

I'd like to re-ensauce my appreciation of this :-) - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 19:54:00

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Pursuade

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: purs-weyd

Sentence: Her suede purse only weighed thirty pounds, but the smack of it - upside Honey Boy's head - was the best way she found to pursuade him that her way was the right way.

Etymology: persuade = purse (handbag) + suede (from leather)

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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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Pottytrain

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: pot-ee-trayn

Sentence: Seeing how poorly he followed simple instructions, she knew she would have to pottytrain her new boyfriend

Etymology: pot, train, potty train

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Clobberform

Kevcom2

Created by: Kevcom2

Pronunciation: klawb/err/foarm

Sentence: She clobberformed me into saying yes; Prithee, I had no control over the matter, she's quite influencing.

Etymology: clobber (hit) + form (mold, influence)

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Potsquabble

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: pah t sk waab el

Sentence: Mike knew he was in for a potsquabble when arguing with Becky that Kwik Trip was spelled with a "Q", and not a "Kw". He knew he was wrong since he had gassed up there not 10 minutes ago and distinctly remembered the sign. Becky already had her cast iron pan in hand...

Etymology: Pot (cooking vessel for the stove, also called a pan) + squabble (a fight)

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COMMENTS:

Very apt. Love it - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 02:49:00

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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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Arguedent

artr

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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Kitchenderanged

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: kitchen-dee-ranged

Sentence: Everyone knew not to mess with mom in the kitchen. If she got mad whatever was in her hand, a pot, spoon or spatula, became an implement of household law enforcement. Most especially, we learned not argue with her about chores or to criticize her cooking. She could get absolutely kitchenderanged and we'd see her skullery skills. We decided that it was much better to kiss the cook than to kid her.

Etymology: word based on Kitchen Range (stove) -- kitchen + deranged: to behave wildly or irrationally

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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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Comments:

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