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'I wish this dress didn't make me look so fat...'

DEFINITION: v. To seek compliments and/or support by insulting oneself or by complaining about the difficulty of one's life. n. A person who uses self-deprecation as flattery bait.

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Tizzleaboutomy

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: tizzle about a me

Sentence: Despite being a rather fetching looking girl, Jemima's self esteem was always a little on the low side. When a conversation turned to negative things, she always found a way to make a self deprecating remark. In the presence of opportunistic young lads she usually got what she wanted, and offers of more to boot! Unfortunately though Jemima's friends were flattered out sick of it; they wanted to give her a Tizzleaboutomy.

Etymology: Tizzle: silly lie or other hogwash. Aboutomy: as in 'abouta me' - tis all abouta me!

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COMMENTS:

And she clearly needs a tizz-lobotomy! :) - dochanne, 2008-12-11: 03:05:00

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Narcifishstick

Created by: drewsky

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Moanapleasa

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: mow-nah-plee-sah

Sentence: Cindy is such a moanapleasa! If I have to listen to her complain one more time about how she is too thin and it trying to gain weight I swear that i am going to hold her down and force feed her a whole bag of triple Giant Burgers.

Etymology: moan: to whine + please: to give satisfaction combined into a play on Mona Lisa: a famous painting

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COMMENTS:

I like this one. My other vote goes to you! - logarithm, 2008-12-11: 13:22:00

NNNNNOOOOTTTTTTT!!!!!! - timlumber1, 2008-12-13: 17:15:00

I RECOMEND YOU TRY AGAIN TOMOROW, BUT I DO THINK THE WORD IS FUNNY. - timlumber1, 2008-12-14: 05:09:00

libertybelle ooh... tin... no need to be rude... - libertybelle, 2008-12-15: 11:21:00

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Wimpathetic

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: wim/pa/thet/ik

Sentence: Marcie was surprised no one whimpathized with her after she mentioned "tubbing out" from a size 2 to a size 4. In fact her friends considered her quite whimpathetic.

Etymology: whimper (to cry with low sounds) + wimp (a weak or ineffective person) + pathetic (inspiring pity)

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COMMENTS:

Dang! Meant to spell the word as "whimpathetic"... - Jamagra, 2008-02-27: 10:53:00

Whimpathetic to garner the empathetic is rather wimpathetic! Perhaps your comment above is just a Freudian slip of the fingers! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-27: 12:02:00

Whimpsically clever! - Tigger, 2008-02-27: 22:53:00

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Memecry

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Me me cry

Sentence: Gemma dreaded this part, the part of the evening when some idiot asked Joanne how she was. There was almost an audible pause in the hubbub of conversation in the room as the collective consciousness of those present registered the newcomers' error. And there was the indrawing of breath before the compliment-begging whine, how bad she was at her job, how fat she felt, how hard-done-by she was by all those people who took advantage of her sooo generous nature. It was not long before the party moved onto the balcony despite the cold outside. "Right, if he does that again, nobody invite that guy to the christmas party." said David, joining Gemma at the railing. "Nevermind him, why don't we just not invite the source of all that memecry?"

Etymology: Me, me it's all about ME! My life is so terrible and no-body loves me, if someone doesn't compliment me I think I'll cry! Mimicry - pretense or acting to benefit onesself; "playing" the victim..

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COMMENTS:

ME-arvellous word. EconoMEcal and ME-ticulous. - Nosila, 2008-12-11: 02:16:00

I like how Gemma is carrying the self-deprecation meme. Good one, Doc ;-) - emdeejay, 2008-12-11: 02:43:00

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Whambamboozle

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: waem-baem-bu-zEl

Sentence: Wifey: I wish this dress didn't make me fat. Hubby: I wish, too. Would you please stop whambamboozling? For the umpteenth times, you look absolutely gorgeous in that Prada dress!

Etymology: 1) Wham: hit hard; 2) Bamboozle: conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end.

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Ultraegodemony

Created by: Grim13

Pronunciation: ul-tra-E-go-de-mo-ni

Sentence: That girl is such an egomaniac and always tries to pull an ultraegodemony.

Etymology: ultra=beyond or extra ego= self dem= people

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COMMENTS:

you suck butthole - bossleafman, 2010-05-10: 13:24:00

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Egotrolling

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ˈēgōtroʊling

Sentence: Susy's self-esteem had taken a battering during her lifetime. It started with her parents letting her know that her birth had been an accident, the aftermath of an open-bar company christmas party. Her response was egotrolling. Much like a skilled fisherman, she would cast out a baited line to see what she could catch. Her line?: "I'm not very good (whatever) Her bait?: a sad pouty face.

Etymology: ego (a person's sense of self-importance) trolling (to fish by trailing a baited line behind a boat)

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Flattersnare

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈflædɚˌsnɛɹ/

Sentence: The sort of person who gets caught in a flattersnare tends to care about others' feelings and escape generally means doing even more damage to the trapper's feelings, so escape is generally difficult. However, repeatedly trapping the same person is dangerous as even the biggest softy in the world has their limits.

Etymology: from flatter + snare

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So strong a word, I feel snared by it! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-27: 11:57:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-27: 16:00:00

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Egoffendiment

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: E-go-fin-da-mint

Sentence: Patti, who was an attractive woman, would always ask her not-so attractive friends for their opinions about dating and fashion, but would always counter their opinions with an egoffendiment that made her friends feel insecure about themselves.

Etymology: Mixture of "Ego", "Offend" and "iment" from Compliment

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-27: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Maxine. Thank you Maxine. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-10: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by Maxine. Thank you Maxine. ~ James

mrali613 - 2011-09-22: 13:46:00
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