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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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Foliclues

Created by: cannibalgymnastics

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Harisist

Created by: dragonprincess

Pronunciation: hair-i-sist

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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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Toplockraphy

Created by: logan260

Pronunciation: top-lock-ruh-fee

Sentence: Jane's toplockraphical signs indicated that she prefers her wild nights on the carpet as opposed to more conventional furniture, based on the residual static electricity swirling about her like a psychotic halo.

Etymology: topographical....assessing geography based on the upper appearance of the earth. locks.......hair

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Groomreading

Created by: mdschermer

Pronunciation: GROOM-rea-ding

Sentence: After some careful groomreading, I have decided that you must be one confused individual and are not just having a bad hair day.

Etymology: to groom + to read

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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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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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Tresstimate

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: tress-te-mayt

Sentence: as she walked in the room it was clear that 90% of the people there had already started tresstimating her abilities

Etymology: tress, estimate

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Headcheck

Created by: gregbatch

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Failohan

Created by: BeauKnows

Pronunciation: Fail-O-han

Sentence: Starting off in a parent trap. Later becoming a mean girl on a freaky Friday. Then driving a Volkswagen bug "fully loaded", spells disaster. That’s not a bad hair day! That’s a failohan.

Etymology: Failing and Lohan

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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
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