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'My other car is a hybrid'

DEFINITION: n. A person who pretends to be green because they think global warming is hot. v. To name-drop green status symbols in a shallow attempt to attract comely green people.

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Ecologeezer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eko lo gee zer

Sentence: Stan was a real ladies' man at the Rio di NoHairo Senior's Home. He'd join whatever club there was going to meet up with the cute divorcees and rich widows. He joined the Gray But Green Club and pretended to care about recycling, air quality and saving the Earth. In reality, he was just an ecologeezer looking to get some quick action before the Earth really did end!

Etymology: Ecology (the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment;the environment as it relates to living organisms) & Geezer (a man who is (usually) old and/or eccentric)

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Ingreentiate

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: in-green-chee-ate

Sentence: Armand tried to ingreentiate himself with the hot bunny hugger who moved in next door by wearing a Save-the-Whales t-shirt to the neighborhood block party.

Etymology: ingratiate: pander to; suck up to + green

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COMMENTS:

like it - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-14: 12:18:00

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Enviromench

Created by: deadpanwalking

Pronunciation: en-VI-ro-mench

Sentence: When he winked when he told me he'd like to show me his Prius, I knew he was an enviromench.

Etymology: Environment + Mench

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Ecoboost

bjorn

Created by: bjorn

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Even Larry David needs to give himself an ecoboost every now and then, as he so valiantly attempted when he tried to chase down his fellow Prius driver so he could greet him as a fellow Prius driver.

Etymology: ecological + ego boost

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Ecoflirt

Created by: Paloma

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Reusable tote bags are a must for anyone who wants to ecoflirt at the grocery store.

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Greepy

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: gree-pee

Sentence: Jennifer loved nature and everything in it. Almost. She was okay with the creepy crawlies -- bugs and worms and maggots. She was fascinated by the big predators -- grizzlies, sharks, and snakes. But she could never get used to the greepy guy who kept jumping in front of her "au naturel", saying "Hey baby! Want to do a little recycling in the sunshine!"

Etymology: green and creepy!

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COMMENTS:

very funny - porsche, 2009-07-14: 12:20:00

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Greenwannabee

Created by: queeny

Pronunciation: green wanna be

Sentence: the dude is SUCH a greenwannabee, posing like he knows how to recycle, pleaze

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Greennose

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: green - no - s

Sentence: Being the greennose that Bill was, he approached Matilda and asked if he could dispose of her used Soda Can after lunch in an ecologically correct collection device. He did this, not because he really cared about recycling but because he knew that Matilda cared very much about the green movement and she happened to be the hottest chick in the office.

Etymology: green + brown nose

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COMMENTS:

Good one! - Nosila, 2009-07-14: 22:05:00

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Cubicgreenonia

Created by: lauriern

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Sentence: Roger is a cubicgreenonia, he thinks by acting like he cares for the environment he is just like me. I recycle and he doesn\'t know the difference between paper and plastic!!

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Greengadfly

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: green/gad/fly

Sentence: He knew he had met his match when he encountered the leaf-lorn "Greengadfly" as he pitched his woo in the curbside recycle bin.

Etymology: although the origin of the word dates back to the time when a "fly bit the cattle", today in our politically-correct environment it is more closely associated with vagarious, vanity-conscious vegans

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Comments:

- 2006-11-13: 07:11:00
How true. Green is the new status symbol. Every frigging celebrity is now wrapped in a fig leaf.

queeny - 2006-11-13: 14:11:00
love this word enviromench . hey, you guys behind the curtain, I want to change my vote.

- 2006-11-13: 14:11:00
Great sentence deadpanwalking: "When he winked when he told me he'd like to show me his Prius, I knew he was an enviromench."

- 2006-11-13: 14:11:00
And this one is funny too -- Even Larry David needs to give himself an ecoboost every now and then, as he so valiantly attempted when he tried to chase down his fellow Prius driver so he could greet him as a fellow Prius driver.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-14: 00:05:00
Today's definition was illustrated by Franke James. Thank you Franke. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-14: 10:35:00
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