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'I'm clean! Clean as a needle!'

DEFINITION: n. The prescribed response of shock and denial that all world-class athletes follow when caught using banned drugs. v. To act shocked and deny guilt when accused of wrong-doing.

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Stirroid

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: /stir - roid/

Sentence: I found out that athletes share a common defensive reflex when I sent fake e-mails to all of the Olympics athletes that they were discovered to be on physically enhancing illegal drugs. I will call this worldwide phenomenon a "stirroid".

Etymology: stir [cause a stir; a commotion] + steroid

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Wideoid

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: wide-oid

Sentence: Jason Giambi was one of the first athletes to nationally popularize the wideoid response to alleged drug use, and later got caught it a legal battle over trademark/copyright laws concerning the controversial reaction technique and accompanying facial expression.

Etymology: from wide-eyed + steroid... i played around with this for a while but couldn't come up with a better spelling to more accurately convey the pronunciation. any suggestions?

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Stimuplant

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: stim/you/plant

Sentence: 'It's a stimuplant!' the gold medalist protested when confronted with the evidence.

Etymology: stimulant + plant

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COMMENTS:

now if only they had the plantidote - rikboyee, 2007-05-23: 03:02:00

it's probably just a shot of buttox to flesh out his pants - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:53:00

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Elanceipated

Created by: nullroar

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Prescriptstun

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: pre-SCRIP-stun

Sentence: Derek strode into the pretenssconference mistakenly confident that his prescriptstun would convince the world that he was clean.

Etymology: prescription (they always say it was prescribed for the flu) + script (used to rehearse for the press conference) + stun (shock)

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COMMENTS:

well done! (some would say too well done without some help, hmmmm) - galwaywegian, 2007-05-23: 07:01:00

good one petaj - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:41:00

petaj Right galwaywegian, I'll see you at the pretenssconference after I consult my spindoctor about this terrible flu I'm suffering. - petaj, 2007-05-23: 18:40:00

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Jabbergasted

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: jab-err-gas-ted

Sentence: to suggest that i won that week of verbotomy due to the illegal use of anabolic dictionaroids...i have to tell you that leaves me absolutely jabbergasted

Etymology: jab, flabbergasted

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COMMENTS:

after the injection i had a bad case of thesaurarse.... - rikboyee, 2007-05-23: 02:45:00

They'll throw the book at you for that one! - pinwheel, 2007-05-23: 02:53:00

Something tells me you'll wocky away with this one. - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-23: 04:50:00

"Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe" - hey - who's interrupting my morning mantra with such slander - Rikboyee - for evermore you will be known to me as Rikbadboyee!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 09:02:00

Oooo! You've been Jabbermockeyed! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-23: 11:51:00

enough of your purpleartijokes - rikboyee, 2007-05-23: 18:00:00

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Boosterclubbed

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: boo-stur-kluhbbed

Sentence: I was totally boosterclubbed when I discovered that Babe Ruth had actually used hybrid carrots and illegally imported beer to maintain his sharp vision and buddha-like physique.

Etymology: booster club - a supporting organization; booster - enhancer; clubbed - bowled over

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maybe that's a booster shot he's getting - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:45:00

Good point! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-23: 16:26:00

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Pharmapologia

Created by: cohenarie

Pronunciation: ,far ma pa 'lozh ee a

Sentence: The offering of unlikely and elaborate justifications -- "I was taking cold medicine, see, and I'm allergic to all the normal active ingredients, so I had to take specially formulated custom cold medicine, that happened to contain chemicals that appear similar to steroids in tests." -- is a hallmark of pharmapologia.

Etymology: From pharmacology and the older sense of apologize (to offer justifications and explanations, rather than to express regret and guilt).

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Excellent word! - ErWenn, 2007-05-24: 20:11:00

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Steroitypical

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ster oy tip ikal

Sentence: Olympian cyclist, Jen DarBender, was given a surprise drug test just prior to the women's Gold Medal competition. Not only was the athlete's denial to claims of drug use steroitypical, it was revealed that Jen was not a female, but a male. Somewhere along the line, Jan had apparently traded in the old menstrual cycle for a Schwinn.

Etymology: Steroid (class of performance enhancement drugs) & Stereotypical (lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality;any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs)

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Accusedflex

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: ack-used-flex

Sentence: The reporter had barely gotten the accusation out of his mouth when the athlete responded with their stock accusedflex answer "Must be a sample mixup".

Etymology: accused + flex (from reflex)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-23: 10:07:00
Some of the best Verboticisms were late showing up this morning, even though they had already entered the race. I categorically deny that this had anything to do with the use of stimulants. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-04-27: 00:28:00
Today's definition was suggested by wordmeister. Thank you wordmeister. ~ James