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DEFINITION: n. A mother-in-law who lives with her married child and their spouse. v. To live with your mother-in-law.

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Mamamentum

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: MAH mah MEN teum

Sentence: The mamamentum was gaining as the president presented his ideas to his mother and she gave them her enthusiastic approval.

Etymology: MAMA: mother MOMENTUM: impetus of a non-physical process such as an idea

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Smothernator

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: SMUTHE-uhr-nay-tor

Sentence: Barry did his best to keep the peace in his family by not wrangling with his bossy mother in law since she provided free live in child care but under his breath he often referred to her as the 'Smothernator'.

Etymology: Blend of smother, mother with 'nator' suffix, a word play based on movie character the 'terminator'.

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COMMENTS:

Cracked me up with laughter again ... can you picture your mom-in-law with Arnold's body! Or his body with her face! Can't wait to see who you pair him with tomorrow! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 17:20:00

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Materealality

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ma/teer/ee/al/i/tee

Sentence: The materealality of having a mother in law co habiting is to be forced into a perpetual state of teenage angst.

Etymology: mater (mother) + real + reality + materiality

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COMMENTS:

Interesting sentence. Your verbotomy would be a great name for a new reality show! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 16:57:00

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Smotherinlaw

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: smuh thur in law

Sentence: Shelly's mother taught her, from the time she was born, that she could not succeed at anything, without her mother's help. Even after Shelly married, Shelly was convinced she could not care for her children properly, without her mother's help, so she invited her mother to live with her and her husband. Her husband acquisced, often admitting "If mommy ain't happy, nobody ain't happy." It was his way of coping with his wife and smother-in-law.

Etymology: Smother, Mother-in-law. Smother - stifle another with to much attention and interference. Mother-in-law - the mother of your spouse.

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COMMENTS:

Some people will do anything to win! Hah! Got my vote. - readerwriter, 2009-01-21: 14:10:00

What would a Smothers Brother's mother in law be called? Left a song on Tjayzz' word - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-21: 16:13:00

Great word! Has a nice "wring" to it! - Nosila, 2009-01-22: 00:41:00

metrohumanx Mom always liked you best! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-22: 06:25:00

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Nannatechnician

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: nan-uh-tek-nih-shun

Sentence: The whole country breathed a sigh of relief when they realized Malia and Sasha Obama had such a great Nannatechnician in Michelle's mother.

Etymology: A combination of Nanna, an affectionate term for a Grandmother and Technician, a person highly skilled in a field or operation. Also having fun playing with "nanotechnology."

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Sweet Create. Very nice verbotomy. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 17:24:00

Great etymology, too! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 17:25:00

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Domomneered

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: dom/mom/neer/ed

Sentence: With her mother running the household he felt completely domomneered twenty four hours a day.

Etymology: DOMOMNEERED - verb - from DOMINEER (to rule over or control arbitrarily) + MOM (mommy-in-law)

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Powerful creation! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 17:07:00

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Atombmom

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: atum - mom

Sentence: Josie's mom was like an atombmom. Since she had lived with them, Jeff felt like he was sealed in a tomb; she questioned every move they made and wanted to know where they were at all times. If they confronted her with her smothering, bossy behavior, the "bomb" went off and she turned into a raging lunatic.....He did not know if he would survive!

Etymology: Atom Bomb + Tomb + Mom --- Atom Bomb (an explosive device in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission) Tomb (any structurally enclosed interment space or burial chamber) Mom (informal terms for a mother)

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Interesting combination of words in your etymology. Like the way you incorporated them into your sentence. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 17:05:00

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Meternity

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Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: Met-urn-it-ee

Sentence: "I think we'll have to do this at my place in future" whispered Dave to his poker buddies as he stamped out his freshly lit cigar. "Sorry guys" chirped Milton as he shut off the stereo, "She was only going to stay for two weeks last October, but she's been here for a meternity".

Etymology: 1.Maternity - motherhood. 2.Eternity - an endless or seemingly endless period of time.

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Great word...meternally yours! - Nosila, 2009-01-21: 19:45:00

This is a great word and cleverly used... - mweinmann, 2009-01-22: 08:16:00

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Spadookie

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: spuh-DUE-kee (spadookied)

Sentence: It seemed like the generous and humane thing to do when Rocky let his mom-in-law move in. Although he had completely refurbished the chicken coop out back and obtained a certificate of occupancy, "Mom" was somewhat less than pleased with her new accomodations and showed NO appreciation for the high-tech Japanese mulching toilet Rocky had installed at great expense. She turned out to be a real SPADOOKIE- a perpetually present ingrate with a pathological tendency to interfere and influence events out of all proportion to her real or imagined importance. Rocky had been SPADOOKIED and the only solution to his problem was to bequeath the house to "Mom" and move far, far away..... possibly to that cozy little cottage in Tierra Del Fuego.

Etymology: SPADulous+reDOOKIE=SPADOOKIE.....SPADULOUS: prone to inflict unfortunate or negative maternal influences,to live in a totalitarian martriarchy; Middle English spaedelis, derived from Latin spudolerous-"fatally wombed", akin to Lithuanian Spaedliski "beast mother" or Middle Basque Spaedaerisk "to loathe".....REDOOKIE :to dwell with or to be perpetually afflicted, to be doomed with certainty, to relish repeated blows to the head with a blunt object; origin uncertain- probably from Sanskrit RADOEUKEE "nailed to the floor" or a corruption of Patagonian Patois DOOKEESTERE "to surrender one's tools".

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metrohumanx I am striving to capture the five lowest rankings in the "weekly results"....please help me. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-21: 14:49:00

woa - what an etymology!! - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-21: 16:11:00

The etymology wasn't what I expected ... it was so much better! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 17:03:00

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Mommysneerest

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mom ee snee rest

Sentence: Although Joan had never approved of Smedley (he wasn't good, tall,rich or dynamic enough for her precious daughter, Claudia), she none the less lived in their home and ran the show, while contributing neither funds nor moral support to her son-in-law. Joan commented on everything and approved of nothing that went on in the home. Although Smedley had sired 2 perfect children with Claudia, the delight of their Grandma's eye, she still held him in contempt. He could do nothing to please her and his wife Claudia never stood up to her Mother to show solidarity with her husband. When Smedley's book was published and became a #1 Best Seller, she was agog at his success. His book was entitled, "Mommysneerest", a novel about a man named Smedley, who's mother-in-law, Joan, tried to come between he and his wife Claudia. Apparently, his story struck a chord with others and he was invited on "Oprah" to discuss his book. With his money from the book sales and his offer of it being made into a movie, Stanley was able to afford to buy his mother-in-law a home of her own, very far away from him and his family. The dreaded in-law was now an outlaw in his home. The irony was that he would never have experienced such success without the scorn of his mother-in-law!

Etymology: Mommy Dearest (Book by actress Joan Crawford's daughter Christine about her mother's abusive behaviour to her) Sneer (a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls;a contemptuous or scornful remark)

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Great plot and nice twist for an ending. Terrific word! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-21: 18:23:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-01-21: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2014-10-23: 00:08:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James