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'Do you think she is overreacting to our surprise party?'

DEFINITION: n., The shock and embarrassment felt after innocently implying that you are much younger, only to discover that everyone actually knows how old you really are. v., To be embarrassed when caught lying about your age.

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Aacknowlagement

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: ak NAHL age ment

Sentence: When Miss Leed walked into her surprise 50th-birthday party, she suddenly understood that everyone had known for a long time what her real age was. Her becoming speechless was an indicator of aack-knowlAGEment of her realization, since she had never been known to lack something to say. One of her coworkers slapped her on the back and said, "Come on, do the math. You just got your 20-year pin last year. You couldn't have started working as a doctor when you were 19!"

Etymology: AACK (expression of embarrassment or shock) + knowledge + age (A play on the word "acknowledgment")

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Mendageious

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men day jus

Sentence: When they put the 50 candles on her birthday cake, Julie carried on her mendageious behaviour by acting all surprised and horrified that her usual 39 candles weren't on the cake!

Etymology: Mendacious (intentionally untrue;caught in a lie)& Age (how long something/someone has existed)

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Trickage

seniouxa13

Created by: seniouxa13

Pronunciation: trik-eyj

Sentence: This trickage is getting on my nerves that I'm getting more wrinkles on my forehead!

Etymology: From trick and age, literally to trick about the age

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Cootfess

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌkutˈfɛs/

Sentence: Before my so-called friends could sell me over the hill, I decided to cut my losses and cootfess that this was actually the 10th anniversary of my 29th birthday and not my actual 29th birthday.

Etymology: cootfess - from "coot" + "(con)fess" sell over the hill - from "sell (down the river)" + "(gone) over the hill"

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COMMENTS:

Was it the hootfest over his real age that made him cootfess? Catchy word! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 18:29:00

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Shamefaged

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: shaym-fajd

Sentence: Goldie wishfullied and prevaricaged she was in her 20's. She was outrajeoned and hoaryfied by those courageous enough to treat her like the forty-something she was. Their realizageshuns bombaged her and left her shamefaged.

Etymology: A play on being shamefaced when forced to admit one's real age ... shamefaged.

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so many good words - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-05: 09:42:00

Verbountiful! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 16:22:00

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Antiquenatal

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: an teek nay tahl

Sentence: her antiquenatal class began badky when she went to the nightclub only to be served drinks by her grandson

Etymology: anti natal, antique

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COMMENTS:

Did he serve her an old fashioned? Good Word. - Nosila, 2010-04-23: 13:46:00

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Lieoulardegeneration

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: lie oc you lar dee jen er a shun

Sentence: Lothario loved the ladies. They were always first on his AGEnda. Seeing his silvery roots, gold-in-teeth with their age gaps, along with his lead bottom, ladies guesstimated his age breakit was in the 80's. The ladies gave him the cold shoulder, placing him in the ice age, making him start another lies age. Despite his best efforts, the laides considered him beyond the age of consent. Lothario, not only suffered from red-eyed macular degeneration, he suffered from red-lied lieoculardegeneration.

Etymology: Macular Degeneration - disease that can come with aging. Lie - to refrain from the telling the truth, particularly about one's age. Ocular - of the eye and sight which sometimes is not fooled. Degeneration - deterioration, not only from aging, but also social deterioration from embarrassment over age. Generation - another synonym for age.

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COMMENTS:

Lothario eventually met his perfect match ... lies age Delielah. - silveryaspen, 2008-11-28: 01:19:00

This one is quite a mouthful... :-p - logarithm, 2008-11-28: 01:48:00

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Smaeoee

FinntheWaffle

Created by: FinntheWaffle

Pronunciation: SM-AY-EE-OH

Sentence: Kaitlyn: Oh my God I want a cupcAKE ;-; Jasmine: SMAEOE

Etymology: The same as same, but saying it more fag-ified c:

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Agejury

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: age/jur/ee

Sentence: She committed agejury several times during her birthday party subtracting five years from her real age.

Etymology: age + perjury

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COMMENTS:

Clever blend. The jury out! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 16:31:00

nice - purpleman, 2008-02-05: 16:52:00

And reminds one also of the injury to the ego that aging brings! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 18:24:00

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Fibrillagetions

Created by: bananabender

Pronunciation: FIB-ruh-LAYJ-shunz

Sentence: She counted the candles, realised that they had somehow discovered her real age, and immediately felt strange and more than a little unwell. She saw looks of horror descend over her friends' faces and noticed others trying to hide their laughter as the involuntary muscle twitching affected her. She was aging twenty years before their very eyes! Such is the eerie phenomenon of fibrillagetion.

Etymology: Blend of fib, age, rage, and fibrillations (Fine, rapid twitching of individual muscle fibers with little or no movement of the muscle as a whole.)

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Another great blend of so many appropriate concepts and words. - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 07:04:00

great sentence to accompany the cartoon - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-05: 09:29:00

Great sentence and word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 15:45:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-05: 00:55:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-02-05: 06:56:00
Had so much fun with your definition remistram! All kinds of related verboticisms popped into my mind, some of which I couldn't resist putting in my sentence as I sat here laughing out loud. Everyone's great creations made me laugh more. Fun definition!

ErWenn - 2008-02-05: 10:09:00
I've made it a point to let my friends know that on my birthday cake, I expect one candle for every year of my age. (Next is the big three-oh.) You can't stop getting older, so you might as well enjoy the fire hazard that your birthday cake is slowly becoming.

remistram - 2008-02-05: 12:05:00
Can relate - turned the big 4-0 in January....ack!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-06: 07:14:00
Yes the fires are getting bigger ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-11-28: 14:10:00
Lots of fun and funny sentences today!

Nosila - 2008-11-28: 21:50:00
When I red your story I knew it was one in vermilion!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-23: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James