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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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Tressomancy

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: tre-suh-man-see

Sentence: I tried to look aloof but she was using the dark powers of tressomancy to divine my true feelings.

Etymology: From MANCY which means "divination by means of" and TRESS which means "hair".

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Knottipathetic

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: not-tee-pah-theh-tik

Sentence: Roger figured he'd use his knottipathetic skills to get ahead at work. (He learned all about it on the internet during knotworking breaks.) But when he misdiagnosed his boss's bed-head as a subliminal invitation to get kinky, he ended up losing more than his hair.

Etymology: knot + pathy

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Pilidivinate

Created by: torgo

Pronunciation: pilly-div-in-ate.

Sentence: I have mastered the art of pilidivination. see that girl over there? Total nutter.

Etymology:

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Hairathought

Created by: exmugger

Pronunciation: hair-ra-thought

Sentence: Can you guys please hairathought for her? she isnt feeling too well today! cant you see?

Etymology: Spare a thought. now, Hairathought!

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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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Menthairity

Created by: ChrisCarrk

Pronunciation: Ment-hair-it-ee

Sentence: Her menthairity was all wrong today.

Etymology: Mentality+hair

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Trichologize

Created by: jannn

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Characthairize

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kair - ak - tare - ize

Sentence: Lisette had beautiful hair so Phil tended to characthairize her as pleasant, organized and ethical. He believed that Mona was unintelligent and lacking in manners because of her wild and unkept hair. In fact, his hairsessments were erroneous because; of the two women, Mona was the one with integrity, intelligence and loyalty.

Etymology: characterize (describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of), hair

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Hairalyze

Created by: remkoduursma

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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.
3. Voting Points: Each vote counts for 3 points
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
Здравствуйте! Предлагаю Вам неплохо подзаработать! Слив курсов по заработку. СМОТРЕТЬ.....

'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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