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DEFINITION: n. A person who wears way too much perfume or cologne. v. To reek of perfume or cologne so strongly that it literally makes other people sick.

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Odorium

Created by: readerwriter

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Revulscent

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: re vull sent

Sentence: Smelvin believed variety was the spice of life. None of his grooming products were the same brand or scent. Stepping from the shower, drying himself off, Smelvin enjoyed the clingering scent of Irish Spring soap on his skin. After shaving his face and chest, to both, Smelvin liberally applied Brut ever-blasting after-shave. Before putting on his shirt, Smelvin thickly slathered Speedstick 24/7 under his arms. Smelvin combed his hair, then set and scented it, with stupor-strong Suave hairspray. He liberally doused himself with Aramis men's fragrance. As he wafted into work, his co-workers suffered ad nose-eam (ad nauseam), and sped off to their cubicles and offices, for Smelvin was totally revulscent.

Etymology: REVULSION, SCENTS. // Revulsion - feeling such a strong disgust one withdraws. Scents - smells and odors.

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COMMENTS:

potent sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:44:00

Great word! - Mustang, 2009-01-23: 17:14:00

Good word - TJayzz, 2009-01-24: 10:29:00

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Perfumigate

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: per-fume-i-gate

Sentence: I didn't have time to shower. I could mitigate the bed head with enough product--the wet look is in again, right?--but what to do about my gameyness? I decided to perfumigate, but didn't have any of my signature scents available. I ducked into a convenience store, grabbed the latest issue of Vogue and rubbed all the perfume samples all over my dirty jeans and shirt. On the upside, I got a whole section to myself in the movie theater!

Etymology: Perfume combined with fumigate

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COMMENTS:

artr I hate it when someone steals my word before I thought of it. PERFECT! :-) - artr, 2009-01-23: 05:55:00

very good - galwaywegian, 2009-01-23: 08:06:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-01-23: 17:13:00

A witigate no one could litigate! - Nosila, 2009-01-23: 23:35:00

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Obsessereek

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ob-SESS-her-eek

Sentence: Wilma seemed to not notice that her preoccupation with perfumes, colognes, hair sprays and scented lotions made her a walking, talking 'stink bomb', and her friends would talk behind her back about how she obsessereeked and how offensive she was.

Etymology: Blend of 'obsessed' (To have the mind excessively preoccupied with a single emotion or topic) and 'reek' (have offensive odor - stink)

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Perfumigate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pərfyoōməgāt

Sentence: When Marcy overslept and didn’t have time to shower for fear of missing her bus she would perfumigate. She never understood why she could not keep a cat for very long. They all seemed to want to run away with tears in their eyes.

Etymology: perfume (a fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and spices, used to impart a pleasant smell to one’s body or clothes) + fumigate (apply the fumes of certain chemicals to (an area) to disinfect it or to rid it of vermin)

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Nice one - galwaywegian, 2010-08-09: 09:28:00

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Perfumigate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: per-fyoom-mi-geyt

Sentence: After her month-long camping trip, without access to a proper shower, it was necessary to perfumigate Joan just to be allowed on the bus home.

Etymology: perfume (a substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell, especially a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods, etc., or similar synthetic oils. ) + fumigate (to expose to smoke or fumes, as in disinfecting or exterminating roaches, ants, etc.)

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Scentimentalist

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (n.) sěn'tə-měn'tl-ĭst' (v.)sěn'tə-měn'tl-īz'

Sentence: Meagan, ever the scentimentalist, manages to shave precious minutes off her morning routine by plying herself with the of the perfume and body spray samples at the bottom of her makeup drawer.

Etymology: scent + [sent]imental + -ist

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Nice word. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:33:00

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Perfumiogate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pərfyoōməgāt

Sentence: Trudy was once told by a less-than-discreet boss that she might want to use a stronger deodorant. Her response was to perfumigate her body. If you were to visit her workplace you'd think that most of her coworkers were ill with all of the coughing and runny, red eyes. Strangely none of this occurs when she is absent.

Etymology: perfume (a fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and spices, used to impart a pleasant smell to one's body or clothes) + fumigate (apply the fumes of certain chemicals to (an area) to disinfect it or to rid it of vermin)

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Eauvercologne

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: ˈəʊvə : kəˈləʊn

Sentence: Francis loved a freebee and cologne samples were top of his hitlist. This, coupled with a hectic lifestyle and penchant for polluting, made him a tad heavy handed with his perfume and likely to eauvercologne whenever the going got tough/opportunity a-rose.

Etymology: Over : Extending above and beyond - sandwiched between - Eau de cologne : scented water

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Scentipede

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sent a peed

Sentence: Flora was from Cologne and she was the office scentipede. You knew you were in her presence before you even saw her. She wore a strong haze of perfume around her daily and especially so when she returned from overseas trips with duty free shops. She was truly a scentsational worker.

Etymology: Scent (odor, aroma) & Impede (block one's ability (in this case, to breathe properly) & Wordplay on "Centipede" (bug with 100 legs)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-01-23: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-09: 00:08:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James