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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: peek/a/blue

Sentence: Apache, Laura's dog, after being sad and lonely all day would whine and play peekablue with her when she got home from work.

Etymology: PEEKABLUE - noun - from PEEK (a quick, or furtive look, or glance; peep) + BLUE (dejected, depressed, despondent, down-hearted, downcast, glum, melancholy)

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Created by: lawlore

Pronunciation: gill-tie

Sentence: I couldn't believe the guilteye Bubbles gave me when I came home from work! From the moment I stepped through the door, there he was, guilteyeing me all the way!

Etymology: guilty + eye

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Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: chimp-lore

Sentence: I couldn't stand it when the dog would chimplore me to feed him, even though I knew he could barely drag his overweight body around the park as it was.

Etymology: Implore: call upon in supplication combined with chimp, as in the animal with expressive eyes.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: m aye doe peeee ya

Sentence: her mydopia was her second worst look, the worst was reserved for when you bought her the wrong birthday present. He shuddered as he remembered her last bout of presbuydopia.

Etymology: myopia, my dope (denoting possesion of an idiot).


very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-18: 11:20:00


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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊdḷ/

Sentence: The default expression of my dog is a pouttle, so I can forgive him, but humans who do it make me want to smack them.

Etymology: sounds like "pout" but more cutesy

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Created by: looseball


Sentence: Poor thing gave me that neglectapetalook


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Created by: gobidesert

Pronunciation: pet-an-tic

Sentence: The cat has been petantic all morning -- perhaps we should take it for a walk?

Etymology: Variation on pedantic.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snivəlīz

Sentence: Tom always felt bad when he came home from work to find his dog and cat peering out the window as if they had been there forever. They would present him with their very best sniveleyes treatment as if they had been weeping all day long. The whole scenario changed when he found out the the wet eyes were a result of them being allergic to each other.

Etymology: snivel (complain in a whining or tearful way) + eyes (a pair of globular organs in the head through which people and vertebrate animals see) a play on civilize

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: piti-pʊs

Sentence: Mr. Floppypants met Roger at the door with such a pitipuss that you'd think he'd been gone nearly forever. The truth is that Roger had only gone to the mailbox and back but the guilt he felt was enough to make him break out a new box of Mr. Floppypants' favorite treats.

Etymology: pitiful (deserving or arousing pity) + puss (a person's face or mouth)

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Hang-dog-gon-it

Sentence: Amber always had that remorseful sense of hangdoggoneit when she'd see the baleful look in the eyes of her pets when she'd return home from various outings.

Etymology: Blend of 'hangdog' (shamefaced; guilty), 'doggone' (damned; confounded), and it

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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

'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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