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DEFINITION: n. A person who has difficulty controlling their pets, especially if they often become entangled in the leashes. v. To get entangled in the leashes of one's pets.

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Muzzletoff

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: muz zel toff

Sentence: Dogless was a Muzzletoff. He had been born of a wealthy family and was educated in the finest boarding schools. Th only trouble he had was convincing his folks that he could be the best dogwalker on the Planet. They were horrified at a boy of his breeding doing a doggy round up and having asteer home contest every month. He had tough skin and it let him be carried away. Guys like Dogless, they deserved to be lonely and tied up in their work.

Etymology: Play on Mazel Tov (Good Fortune in Hebrew) & Muzzle (a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting) & Toff (an elegantly dressed man (often with affected manners)

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GlobalGallery Hehe! Good one. - GlobalGallery, 2009-02-03: 08:18:00

Your ending, last line, is ever so fine. Super create that can apply to both dog and man! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:56:00

This is hilarious!! - mweinmann, 2009-02-03: 09:51:00

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Muddlemutt

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Mudd-el-mutt

Sentence: Sarah took her two German Shepherds for a walk everyday, this led to all sorts of problems due to the fact that they had never had any proper training. Sarah had great difficulty keeping them under control and would often get in such a muddlemutt when the dogs would run around and the leads would get tangled around her legs. Today had been particularly exhausting as she had actually fallen over in the mud and had to go home and get changed again before going to work. She told herself there was nothing else for it, she had got to book them on a dog training behavior course as soon as possible.

Etymology: Muddle(a state of disorder or chaos) + Mutt(a humorous or derogatory name for a dog) = Muddlemutt

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nice sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-06: 12:04:00

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Awkwinate

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: Ark-win-ate

Sentence: Jim was the worst dog walker ever. Trying to control five dogs at once, he always found himself awkwinated.

Etymology: Combination of "Awkw" from awkward - lacking dexterity or skill; and "inate" from dominate - to rule or control.

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Noheedonistic

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: no/heed/on/is/tic

Sentence: Sean was a pleasure seeking individual who turned noheedonistic when faced with his part time job as a dog walker. They just wouldn't listen to him!

Etymology: no + heed + hedonistic

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Noheedonistic is such a great word ... it might also be applied to cats, spouses, bosses, coworkers, etc. !!! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:52:00

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Muzzletough

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: muz zel tuff

Sentence: When Abe walked his two frisky dogs each day, he had great difficulty in controlling their behavior. You could even say it was muzzletough for him to keep them in line.

Etymology: Muzzle(restraint device to keep a dog from biting) & Tough (hard to do) & Wordplay on Mazel Tov (Hebrew words for Good Luck)

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Petzel

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: petsəl

Sentence: Rod’s dogs each has a mind of its own. If one wants to go north the other wants to go south. If one wants to go down the sidewalk, the other wants to go around a tree. As they go this way and that he either looks like a contortionist or a petzel wrapped in leashes.

Etymology: pet (a domestic or tamed animal or bird kept for companionship or pleasure and treated with care and affection) + pretzel (a crisp biscuit baked in the form of a knot)

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Basenjig

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: BAZ-n-JIG

Sentence: Bob quickly realized that the jig was up when, on the very first day of obedience training school, his new puppy bazenjigged him from go to whoa.

Etymology: blending of BASENJI: A breed of hunting dog that originated in central Africa, basenjis have the reputation of being very difficult to obedience-train. Veronica Anne Starbuck's 2000 novel Heart of the Savannah features a basenji named Savannah. & JIG: to move with a quick, jerky motion; hop; bob "From go to whoa" a 1970s australianism: "from start to finish." "Whoa" pronounced woe.

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Great etymology. Laughed to think of how this can also infer a type of dancing with your dog! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-03: 08:43:00

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Houndwound

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hownd wownd

Sentence: When Oliver yook Fred & Ginger, his 2 dogs out for a walk, they usually had him houndwound before he got home.

Etymology: Hound (dog) & Wound (wrapped in a coil;tied up)

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Cursuccumbungler

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: cur-suck-come-BUNG-lerr (cursuccumbungled) (rhymes with capsicum-dungled)

Sentence: Gordius was making a fine living from his new enterprise... walking canine-americans for a small fee. But Gordy's initial success unleashed his greed, and he soon realized that he'd bit off more than he could chew. Walking several out-of-control dogs ensnaggled him in a rat's nest of leashes and curses. Gordius had become a CURSUCCUMBUNGLER- He meekly surrendered to the primal instincts of the alpha dog, and was last seen participating in an involuntary tour of all the fire hydrants and poo piles in the sleeply little hamlet of Baskerville.

Etymology: CUR(curse)+SUCCUMb+BUNGLER=CURSUCCUMBUNGLER......CUR:a mongrel or inferior dog,Middle English, short for curdogge, from Middle English *curren to growl (perhaps from Old Norse kurra to grumble) + Middle English dogge dog.....CURSE:a prayer or invocation for harm or injury to come upon one,a cause of great harm or misfortune,evil or misfortune that comes as if in response to imprecation or as retribution; Middle English curs, from Old English.....SUCCUMB:to yield to superior strength or force or overpowering force,to be brought to an end (as death) by the effect of superior forces;French & Latin; French succomber, from Latin succumbere, from sub- + -cumbere to lie down; akin to Latin cubare to lie.....BUNGLER: One who blunders or acts ineptly in an incompetent manner,One who proceeds unsteadily; alteration of bungle, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic banga to hammer.

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metrohumanx Copy and paste this link for the solution to Gordy's problem: http://www.maa.org/devlin/devlin_9_01.html - metrohumanx, 2009-02-03: 00:51:00

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Anitoldiots

Created by: leeannhamers

Pronunciation: Anne-nit-oh-l-dah-dee-aughts

Sentence: That guy and his dogs make him look like a total anitoldiot.

Etymology: animal- control- idiot

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-03: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by artr. Thank you artr. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-18: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by artr. Thank you artr. ~ James

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