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'I can't believe you left me here all day. Alone!'

DEFINITION: n., A sulky look characterized by prolonged eye contact, which pets give their owners and/or spouses when they feel neglected. v., To stare at someone with a sad-eyed look in an effort to make them feel guilty.

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Eyecusation

Created by: tdhall56

Pronunciation: I kews a shun

Sentence: When I picked up my dog, Buddy, at the vets, he looked at me with eyecusation

Etymology: eye - eye/sight accuse/accusation

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Incrimiscowl

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: in-krim-uh-skoul

Sentence: Even after giving Boots the entire bag of catnip her incrimiscowl still remained but soon became distracted by her tail and happily chased it for hours afterwards.

Etymology: incriminate + scowl

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Peekablue

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: peek/a/blue

Sentence: Apache, Laura's dog, would whine and play peekablue with her because she didn't pay attention to him all day.

Etymology: peekaboo + blue (dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, down-hearted, downcast, glum, melancholy)

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Guiltfelines

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: gilt fee lins

Sentence: It always happens when I am packing for a trip, even a short one. My two cats seem to know I am forsaking them, so they circle my legs, sleep on my suitcase and worse, stare at me with those big eyes accusingly. Yes it's the old guiltfelines again. They refuse to eat while I am gone and ignore whoever is serving their physical needs. Then when I return their excitement and curiosity at my return is soon replaced with aloofness. I am being paid back for my abandonment of them for a while. Then, they are back to normal...asking what I brought them, what's for dinner and why haven't I bought any more catnip. Luckily cats have short memories.

Etymology: Guilt Feelings (remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence) & Felines (cats)

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Eyesbreaker

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: eyes/braker

Sentence: She could melt ice with her eyesbreaker stare

Etymology: ice breaker + eyes

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COMMENTS:

well done...my dog gives me that every day. - Chickp, 2007-10-22: 12:12:00

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Guilterful

Created by: StrangerThenFiction

Pronunciation: guilt-er-ful

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Gulk

vixphilia

Created by: vixphilia

Pronunciation: Gulk.

Sentence: v.: Fido couldn't stop gulking at me when I arrived from my vacation. n.: My mom gives me her full-on gulk whenever I forget calling.

Etymology: Gulk: Guilt + Sulk

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Donleamealone

Created by: hiladizzle

Pronunciation: doen-lee-mee-alone

Sentence: She watched him walk slowly down the sidewalk as they parted ways for the night. They both hated this part. Saying good-night was almost the equivalent to good-bye for them. He turned for one last glance and noticed she had that donleamealone look on her face. His eyes filled with tears. He hated that look & it filled his heart with such an unfathomable pain to see. He quickly turned back around and rounded the corner and got in his car. Once inside, he let out a huge sigh and wiped his eyes. "One day", he thought as the engine roared to life, "I won't ever have to see that look again."

Etymology: Don't (contraction of do not) + Leave (to depart from) + Me (the objective case of I, used as a direct or indirect object) + Alone (separate, apart, or isolated from others)

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Errlepathy

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: 'er-'le-puh-the

Sentence: Kimberly was a critic of the idea of errlepathy until she saw a commercial about animal abuse. As if the Sarah McLachlan music wasn't enough, the eyes of the mistreated animals made her own eyes flow with tears as she reached for her phone and credit card.

Etymology: Blended: (1) err: mistake or wrongdoing + (2) telepathy: extrasensory transmission of messages

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Gloomcoma

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: gloom/coma

Sentence: Jenny was sure Jaws was mad at her again. Not only was he refusing to eat, holding his breath (no visible bubbles for seconds at a time), AND scaring her to death by floating belly up now and then, but he seemed to have the worst case of gloomcoma since she forgot he was in the room and ate a whole can of sardines on saltines in front of him.

Etymology: Gloom: Cloudiness or heaviness of mind; melancholy; aspect of sorrow; low spirits; dullness. + Glaucoma: Disease in which the pressure of the fluid inside the eye is too high, resulting in a loss of peripheral vision

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If you are fishing for votes, it worked! Good Word - Nosila, 2008-09-19: 01:51:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

remistram - 2007-10-22: 10:34:00
Came up with this one thanks to my sucky-baby cat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 11:32:00
Your pet inspiration! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-10-22: 19:09:00
Petspiration? Nah, sounds a little too much like dog sweat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 03:03:00
Pet sweat? That smells like a good idea for a definition. I will put it on the list. Thanks ErWenn! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-17: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2011-07-06: 04:33:00
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