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'The salesman told me I didn't need to pay a cent.'

DEFINITION: n. The type of headache you get from buying too many things with your credit card. Note: Symptoms do not usually appear until the following month.v. To buy yourself a huge credit card headache.

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: newer/algia

Sentence: He developed a serious case of newralgia when he replaced all his appliances with new ones.

Etymology: neuralgia + new

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Created by: LMR1991




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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: bankrupt-al-gee-a

Sentence: In a fit of pique, Morgan went on a shopping expedition with the corporate credit card purchasing a fleet of vehicles, upgrading PCs for all the staff and treating them all to a long liquid lunch. In addition to their hangovers, they also suffered bankruptalgia the next month when the company went broke and they all lost their jobs.

Etymology: bankrupt + algia (pain) - inspired also by the rupture of a blood vessel in an aneurism


Anything with "-algia" in it gets my vote. But don't hold me to that. - Clayton, 2007-07-04: 12:04:00

Hey Clayton - there are 3 definitions today with algia in them - petaj's sounds the most severe though - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-04: 15:46:00


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: viz-ayk

Sentence: Her visaches were just as intense as her chocolate induced migraines.

Etymology: Visa + headache

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sinĖŒvois

Sentence: In order to compensiate for her breakup with her boyfriend, Joyce went on a shopping spree. She went through a considerable amount of plasticoin. Her euophoria lasted nearly a month until the sinvoice arrived.

Etymology: sin (an act regarded as a serious or regrettable fault, offense) + invoice (a list of goods sent or services provided, with a statement of the sum due for these; a bill)

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: sign/us/hed/ake

Sentence: I don't know which was worse, my signusheadache or the carpal tunnel in my writing wrist after mall hopping on Saturday.

Etymology: sign + sinus headache

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Created by: blondibabi121692

Pronunciation: bill granes



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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: o tal jee ya

Sentence: Maya Graine regularly got bad headaches, especially after the mailman came to her house. She went to a doctor who told her that she suffered from owetalgia, a disease caused by excessive credit card debt. Maya thanked him for his interest, compounded the problem by going on a shoe sales spree and maxed out her Bastardcard.

Etymology: Owe (to be indebted to) & otaglia (an ache localized in the middle or inner ear)

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Created by: xMelody

Pronunciation: by-grayn

Sentence: He had been caught up in an 8 hour Ebay whirlwind and he could already feel a buygraine coming on

Etymology: buy, migraine


He needs to take some Buylenol..good word. - Nosila, 2009-07-16: 12:10:00

;D - xMelody, 2009-07-16: 16:03:00


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Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: spend-zoh-preh-nya

Sentence: The spendzomenia was debilitating. She had to go through resylum [asylum and rehab rolled into one] for 2 years to let her boyfriend pay for the credit.

Etymology: schizophrenia + spend so many

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petaj petaj - 2007-07-04: 03:45:00
Sounds debititating!

petaj petaj - 2007-07-04: 03:45:00
Oops, that was meant to be a comment on credache!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-16: 00:05:00
Today's definition was illustrated by Franke James. Thank you Franke. ~ James