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Coucho

Created by: bigdude1o1

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Assistcant

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: uh/sist/kant

Sentence: Because of family politics and pressures and because he's out of work again, I had to hire my useless, down on his luck cousin as my assistcant.

Etymology: ASSISTCANT - noun - from ASSISTANT (someone who aids and supplements another) + CAN'T (cannot, like my cousin)

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Nocomodator

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no kom o dator

Sentence: Aiden had not yet found his purpose in life. While he awaited destiny, he watched TV all day long, drank the house dry and ate everything in the fridge. His girlfriend, Bet, worked full-time, went to school, bought the food and drink and cleaned the house. Finally fed up with the nocomodator known as her boyfriend Aiden, she gave him an ultimatum. Either get a job and contribute to their finances or stay home and do all the housework and shopping or get out. Aiden searched his soul and got himself a real job, paying great money. The thoughts of his mastering homemaker mode was overwhelming. Now he could Aiden a Bet!

Etymology: No (negative; not in any degree or manner; not at all) & Accomodator (someone who performs a service or does a favor)

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Lemonaide

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: lem un AYD

Sentence: The kindergarten teacher, Ms. Loving, was hoping that her new teacher assistant, Eve, would be as energetic as her previous one had been. Instead, Eve was lazy, had no initiative, and proved be more of a lemonaide. Ms. Loving took to calling her Eve Aide behind her back, because that's what Eve did every time there was a bulletin board to be made or shapes to be cut.

Etymology: lemon (something that is unreliable or doesn't work; a disappointment) + aide (helper)

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Procrastinaide

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pro/kras/tin/aid

Sentence: Jim was a procrastinaide, full of good intentions but unable to get anything done.

Etymology: procrastinate (dawdle, defer) + aide

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COMMENTS:

i love that word! - pungineer, 2007-10-19: 15:05:00

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Undermimploy

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ʌndɚˌmaɪmˈplɔɪ/ /under-mime-ploy/

Sentence: Sometimes you can undermimploy someone into giving enough of a crap to do a decent job, as drill sergeants everywhere will tell you, but most of the time it just makes people annoyed.

Etymology: From undermine + employ

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COMMENTS:

great words this week ErWenn!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:52:00

Thanks. I feel like I'm on some sort of roll, though I wasn't too satisfied with what I came up with today. It looks like it should be pronounced under-mim-ploy. - ErWenn, 2007-10-05: 14:09:00

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Hindraide

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: hin-drayed

Sentence: Despite an excellent pay packet, the hindraide avoided all tasks that involved raising his heart rate.

Etymology: hindrance + aide

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Slackassassist

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: slak-ass-uh-sist

Sentence: Because he was such a seasoned slackassassister she refused to give in this time and bought a supply of paper plates, plastic cups and utensils all because of the dishwasher emptying incident.

Etymology: slack + ass + assist

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Slothargic

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sloth-AR-jik

Sentence: If John was any more slothargic he would require dusting. His girlfriend had gotten into the habit of selecting his cloths for him so that he would match the color scheme of the couch pillows.

Etymology: sloth (reluctance to work or make an effort; laziness) + lethargic (affected by lethargy; sluggish and apathetic)

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COMMENTS:

Like it! - TJayzz, 2008-09-05: 13:19:00

very descriptive - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-05: 13:35:00

good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-08: 19:39:00

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Assistcant

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: uh/sist/kant

Sentence: Because of family politics and pressures, I had to hire my useless, lazy, out-of-work again cousin as my assistcant.

Etymology: assistant + can't (the game won't let me put in the apostrophe however)

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Excellent. - ErWenn, 2007-10-05: 14:10:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-05: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ChristopherAndersen. Thank you ChristopherAndersen! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-02: 00:13:00
Today's definition was suggested by ChristopherAndersen. Thank you ChristopherAndersen. ~ James

'You've done such a good job emptying your beer bottles.'

DEFINITION: v., To imply that person is usually unhelpful when asking for their assistance. n., An unwilling, unproductive and uninhibitedly useless helper.

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