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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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Melign

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: me-line

Sentence: Joel quickly grew defensive when we called him out for constantly meligning himself to garner compliments that would assuage his ego. "I WISH I could be self-deprecating," he retorted, "but I'm unfortunately just not very good at it."

Etymology: me - reference to one's self, malign - to disparage by speaking ill of

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COMMENTS:

Very good 'me'aning! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-27: 17:36:00

Loved the irony of your sentence! - Tigger, 2008-02-27: 22:41:00

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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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Badulation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ba/du/lay/shun

Sentence: Sally discovered that she could attract more flattery by dropping snippets of badulation such as "I wish I could be as warm and cozy as you but with 0% bodyfat and this ridicuouisly slender body I could only end up with the thankless job of making designer's clothes look fabulous."

Etymology: bad + adulation

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COMMENTS:

Yes, it is way better to be a great Human Clotheshanger than a great Human Being! - Nosila, 2008-12-11: 22:20:00

Excellent. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-13: 16:14:00

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Malegodox

Created by: shelbs897

Pronunciation: mal-ego-dox

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Etymology: mal: bad ego: self dox: praise

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Phatlessburkle

Created by: timlumber1

Pronunciation: fat-less-burck-ule

Sentence: She was so rude to the hot girl at the party she appeared to be a phatlessburkle,it seemed like she was very jealous of her!

Etymology: phatlessburkle - to not be a hottie and hate on sexy girls

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COMMENTS:

I love this word ! - timlumber1, 2008-12-13: 17:10:00

VOTE FOR ME, STEP RIGHT UP FOLKS AND PLEASE GIVE ME YOUR VOTE! - timlumber1, 2008-12-13: 17:19:00

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Compulty

Created by: bertbam86

Pronunciation: com-pul-ty

Sentence: "If you compult one more time I will never speak to you again."

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Masochistiwhiner

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Mass-o-kiss-tee-wy-ner

Sentence: Despite his legitimate difficulties and handicaps, Fred's continual attempts to solicit sympathy for his self-perceived "Hard Luck" only succeeded in turning him into a Masochistiwhiner.

Etymology: Masochist - Self inflicted pain / Whine - Pain-in-the-Ass inflicted on others

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COMMENTS:

Has so many insinuations, it really fits! Big hit! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-27: 11:52:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-27: 13:18:00

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Badulation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ba/du/lay/shun

Sentence: She was so full of badulation that she had to point out she might have missed a whole decimal point and only ended up with 99%.

Etymology: bad + adulation

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COMMENTS:

When it comes to the definition, very nice catch all! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-27: 11:41:00

Good Word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-27: 15:48:00

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Dummyhead

Created by: bossleafman

Pronunciation: duhm-ee; hed

Sentence: She was being a dummy head, saying she was overweight when she only weighed a measley 100 pounds.

Etymology: dummy -from the english word dumb meaning stupid. head - from the english word head,meaning the origin of emotions.

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this word is the tits - bossleafman, 2010-05-10: 13:23:00

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Egobumper

Created by: cokane

Pronunciation: EGO-BUMPer

Sentence: That is not an egobumping comment, thanks for not helping!

Etymology: ego meaning self created to complete my work

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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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