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'Her hair is not!'

DEFINITION: v. To assess an individual's current mental state, or identify hidden personality traits, through careful analysis of their hairstyle. n. A method of psychoanalysis based hairdos and don'ts.

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Ponytelltale

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: poh-nee-el-teyl

Sentence: Anne is usually quite meticulous with her appearance. She spends a fair amount of time in the morning getting her hair just right. It doesn't require tips from Sigmund Freud to pick out her bad-mood days. The ponytelltale sends co-workers scurrying in every direction but in her path. If all she has done is cram her locks into a scrunchie the world better look out.

Etymology: ponytail (an arrangement of the hair in a long lock drawn tightly against the back of the head and cinched so as to hang loosely) + telltale (a thing serving to reveal or disclose something)

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Frizzometer

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: frizz-oh-meet-er

Sentence: Jack looked at Alice and his frizzometer told him that based upon her wildly mused hair she was having a very bad day.

Etymology: frizz (frizzy hair) + o (all inventions from the 50's had o in their title) + meter (to gauge)

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Frizzitology

Created by: skelk

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Coiffuread

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: kwah-fyoor-reed

Sentence: Judging by his greasy comb-over they coiffuread that he was fighting the aging process and his mirrors at home were filthy.

Etymology: coiffure (a style of arranging or combing the hair) + read (to interpret the meaning of by scrutiny or observation)

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Psychiatress

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sigh kai ah tress

Sentence: definately a bad hair day, on so many levels, her psychiatress said in clipped tones

Etymology: psychiatrist tress

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Fricktrizzle

Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Frik - Triz - uhl

Sentence: Sarah slapped anyone who fricktrizzled her; she thought it was bogus.

Etymology: Unknown...

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Frizzalysis

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: Friz-al-ie-sis

Sentence: Rigourous Frizzalysis indicates that 'a bad hair day is worth two in the bush', so to speak, ahem.

Etymology: Entangling of 1)Frizz - wild or uncontrolable hair (informal) and 2) Analysis - nothing whatever to do with the rectum, usually.

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COMMENTS:

frizztastic! - jrogan, 2009-07-30: 09:00:00

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Doodiligents

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: doo dili gents

Sentence: When Tress was having a bad hair day, everyone knew it. The men in her life learned to stay clear if her ends were split or if her mane problem was her coiffure. They were examples of doodiligents and they knew Tress would cut, tease and brush them off if they cropped her style. They knew the fall out would be permanent and the best treatment was to streak out of her way and not frost her off worse. By extension, the mane reason they liked her was that her locks were to dye for, shorn nuff. Just don't get her dander up...

Etymology: Due Diligence (Investigation and analysis a prudent entrepreneur, owner, executive, or lender does in making business decisions.) & Doo (hair-do)

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Headcheck

Created by: gregbatch

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Trichologize

Created by: jannn

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Comments:

chris - 2006-12-01: 11:32:00
I like 'coiffology'.....

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 11:49:00
I like hairballogy, but then again I created it. I guess it's lucky we can't vote for our own words...

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-01: 12:40:00
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chris - 2006-12-01: 13:01:00
...good of you to be so objective about things, wordmeister :)

Jabberwocky - 2006-12-01: 13:42:00
I like it alot - sometimes the sentences are better than the words. This will encourage all of us with fragile egos

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 13:54:00
Check out the revised player standing -- chris and Jabberwocky are neck and neck. This could get vicious! Oh wait... They removed the negative voting. Dang!

ChrisCarrk - 2006-12-01: 15:57:00
it seems menthairity is a really funny word, rock on!

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 23:39:00
Hey Bjorn, Nice one with 'Salonalysis'. It's from different angle...

splendiction - 2009-07-30: 23:21:00
yes, and Mona (Lisa) has that mysterious smile, too! Excellent word

artipt - 2018-12-03: 19:28:00
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