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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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Glareult

Created by: mayblossom

Pronunciation: glare-ult

Sentence: "awww, come on! Don't give me a Glareult because i forgot your birthday!"

Etymology: glare+guilt=glareult...I think

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Guilterful

Created by: StrangerThenFiction

Pronunciation: guilt-er-ful

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Loneleer

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: lone-leer

Sentence: It was the second time this month that Sue called in sick to work because her goldfish, Fluffy, gave her that loneleer when she was headed out the door.

Etymology: lone, leer

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Petyouglance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pet u glans

Sentence: Petula could not help the fact that she had to go out to work every day. She just had to in order to pay for the upkeep of her many pets. That did not stop them from sending a petyouglance her way everytime she came home. Her school of fish focussed their pupils on her. Rabbit Redford gave her a petyouglance anytime she came near his Starsky InHutch. Her pooches, Bob Barker, Mutt Damon and Angela Bassett became her all-seeing-eye dogs. Her cats: Meow Tse Tung, Mick Jaguar, Cheetah Rivera and Leopardo Di Catprio could catapult her into a cataclysm with their accusacatory looks. Her reptiles: Myrtle Turtle, Jose Gecko, Sally Mander, Boa Dicea, Cybill Serpent and Slither N. Yawn, all looked at her cold-bloodedly. And of course, her pet birds, Peter Finch, Walter Pigeon, Perry Keet and Polly Wannacracker not only gave her those sidelong looks, they also squawked their disapproval. Poor Petula, those petyouglances petrified her!

Etymology: Pet (a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement;a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight) preferred above all others and treated with partiality) & You (yourself; 2nd person singular/plural) & Glance (look at) & rhymes with Petulance (easily irritated or annoyed state)

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COMMENTS:

Hey, you forgot her fave pooch Mary Louise Barker. Yeah, I used to live next door to Petula. Matter of fact I gave her Whoopie Goldfish for Christmas a few years ago...may she rest in peace... - lumina, 2008-09-19: 06:22:00

I also forgot her horse, Pony Soprano...boy if looks could kill... - Nosila, 2008-09-20: 19:02:00

I also forgot her horse, Pony Soprano...boy if looks could kill... - Nosila, 2008-09-20: 19:30:00

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Begazing

Created by: chippy

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Rascal was begazing me because he wanted a treat.

Etymology: Beseeching, beguiling, gaze

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Guilteyzed

Created by: Chickp

Pronunciation: Guilt-eyezd

Sentence: My dog guiltized me through the front window as I walked away from the house

Etymology: guilt+eyed

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Melancollie

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (n.) měl'ən-kŏl'ē

Sentence: When I refuse to give in to Tilda's look of melancollie and give her a treat, she sulks in her doghouse all day.

Etymology: Melan- ("black", as in melancholy) + -collie ("One of a breed of dogs having a usually long, black, tan, and white or sable and white coat, raised originally in Scotland for herding sheep"; probably derived from "coaly" = "coal-black").

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Stareliputation

Created by: svnfsvn

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I used my power of stipulation to shut my wifes mouth about the party.

Etymology: stare + manipulation

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Pethetic

Created by: Misanthropic

Pronunciation: Pet-thetic

Sentence: Pez stared at me with that pethetic look he gives.

Etymology: pet + pathetic

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COMMENTS:

zxvasdf So pathetic I had to vote! - zxvasdf, 2008-09-21: 20:40:00

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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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