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'What's with this stupid pen?'

DEFINITION: v., To search for and find a pen to write down an important note, only to discover that the pen does not work. n., A moment in time when the only pens you can find, are pens that do not work.

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: ex-pen-dead

Sentence: Every pen I find in this house is expendead.

Etymology: expended: used up; consumed + pen + dead


exzcellent - Nosila, 2010-03-03: 23:51:00


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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: bik/tim/ized

Sentence: There were two signatories and two pens to choose from, one that had a grey cover and one that was clear with a reservior of blue ink showing through. He chose the clear pen and realized when he put the pen to paper with no result he'd been bictimized again.

Etymology: bic + victimized


zxvasdf If you have been a bictim, raise your hand. - zxvasdf, 2008-10-03: 13:41:00


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Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: ink-PED'e-ment

Sentence: Unable to find a working pen, Barbara walked from room to room repeatedly chanting the phone number, while hoping to overcome her inkpediment.

Etymology: ink + impediment


MrDave2176 or inkPENdiment, perhaps. - MrDave2176, 2007-11-06: 09:19:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: by ro nee

Sentence: The birony was that when Eddie needed a pawn to record a message, he could never find one. Nevermind all his pens were MontBlanc's, Crosses and other expensive names, none worked properly, not even the uBICuitous free ones he collected!

Etymology: Biro (a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper)& Irony ( incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs)

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Created by: kellysue94


Sentence: i was having an inklessdilemma yesterday


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ink oh hee rent

Sentence: the inkoherence meant he just had to scrape her number onto his arm.

Etymology: incoherent ink

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pen/daver

Sentence: It's another of Murphy's Laws that writing utensils turn into pendavers when an important message needs to be scribbled.

Etymology: PENDAVER noun - from PEN (instrument for writing) + CADAVER (a dead body)

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Created by: ahniwa


Sentence: "I can't ... what!? Hold on ... no, I need to write this ... yeah, one sec ... crap, no ... the pen's broken! Yeah, no ... it's pendemonium over here, no doubt."

Etymology: Inky pandemonium.


I like it! - lumina, 2008-10-05: 11:36:00


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Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: ab-sink-ee-ya


Etymology: contraction of "absentia" and "ink"

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Created by: QuantumMechanic

Pronunciation: pen en suh late

Sentence: I knew the answer, but I didn't couldn't call in to win, because I was peninsulated -- all of the pens I found were dead.

Etymology: pen (ink writing instrument) + insulate (isolate), parallel to peninsula (an isolated spit of land)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-06: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by vixphilia. Thank you vixphilia! ~ James'

OZZIEBOB - 2007-11-06: 16:53:00
Good word!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-03: 00:16:00
Today's definition was suggested by vixphilia. Thank you vixphilia. ~ James

Petrikreink - 2020-03-03: 05:14:00