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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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Harisist

Created by: dragonprincess

Pronunciation: hair-i-sist

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Coifistry

Created by: isopraxis

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Hairapy

Created by: dkrider

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Tressicate

Created by: mickey666

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Sentence: Was she happy? He studied her head and undertook the tressicate test.

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Doodify

Created by: Coolfool

Pronunciation: Doo + defy

Sentence: After one look at Janey this morning, I doodified that she probably didn't even make it home last night, and she wasn't the one to ask favors from today.

Etymology: Doo, from her (hair)do, dify from identify.

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Trichologize

Created by: jannn

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Strandalyze

Created by: riflesandkids74

Pronunciation: strand-uh-lyz

Sentence: When riding the subway each morning, I sometimes strandalyze some of the passengers (Even those wearing hats).

Etymology: strand + analyze

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Hairot

Created by: Fleury

Pronunciation: HAIR-oh

Sentence: Your Hairot Card reading says "something wicked this way comes"

Etymology: hair + tarot

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Tresstest

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tress test

Sentence: Monty had figured out that when people had bad hair days, they usually had bad mood days. He called it his tresstest and if you looked like Rapunzel, you would likely be in a good mood, but if you looked like Medusa, you were to be avoided at all costs. The words hair trigger were coined for a reason...

Etymology: Tress (lock of hair) & Test (any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc); WordPlay on StressTest (a test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress)

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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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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
CHANGES TO VOTING AND SCORING
Due to popular demand we are changing the voting and scoring rules. Here is how the new setup works:
1. Voting: Each player gets two "plus" Votes (Against votes have been eliminated.)
2. Creativity Points: You get 4 points for creating a word, 4 points for creating a sentence, plus 1 point each for the pronunciation and etymology.
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NOTE 1: Let us know what you think about this...
NOTE 2: We have made the changes but it may have unintended consequences. Let us know if anything screws up...

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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