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'I can open this thing!'

DEFINITION: v., To strain with all your might in a desperate effort to open a sealed container, such as a jar of pickles. n., A small jar which cannot be opened.

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Twiststosterone

Created by: svnfsvn

Pronunciation: twist tos terone

Sentence: my twisterone wasnt enough to impress my girlfriend.

Etymology: to twist testosterone

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Perfect! - ErWenn, 2007-10-31: 01:11:00

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Macholimination

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Mawtch-o-lim-in-ayshun

Sentence: Failing to open the jar after four attempts Delbert suffered a bout of depressing macholimination.

Etymology: Macho + elimination

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Smutile

Created by: gcolton

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Circumfailurence

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Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Cir cum fail urence

Sentence: When the vein in his head popped out of place after a long bout of circumfailurence, he handed the jar to his wife who opened it easily. "I loosened it for you," he boasted.

Etymology: Circumference (the size of something as given by the distance around it) & failure (not successful)

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love the sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-26: 15:06:00

Happens everyday in households round the world... - Nosila, 2008-09-26: 20:21:00

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Machobotchup

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: mah-cho-BOTSCH-up

Sentence: Stan was always trying to impress the ladies with feats of strength but more often than not his puny efforts ended with a machobotchup, leaving the impression that he was a wimp rather than a stud.

Etymology: Blend of 'macho' (an assertively virile, dominating, or domineering male) and 'botch'(to foul up hopelessly —often used with up)

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artr I also detect a touch of ketchup. - artr, 2012-11-30: 08:56:00

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Cantopenthis

Created by: uluvitnunoit

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Like the look of it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-26: 18:07:00

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Contorque

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: kən-Tawrk

Sentence: As I watched my girlfriend contorque to open the jar of peanut butter, I thought to myself, “This is not 'good' naked.”

Etymology: Latin contorquēre Latin torques

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Strainjary

Created by: kimbo123

Pronunciation: strain-jury

Sentence: He developed a strainjary trying to open the jar.

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Epictwist

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: e-pic-twist

Sentence: John was epictwisting so long to open the jar of tomato sauce that he began to hyperventilate.

Etymology: epic (saga) Twist (to turn)

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Gestimusculus

Created by: sakaesakae

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-30: 04:21:00
Today's definition was suggested by Clayton. Thank you Clayton! ~ James'

petaj petaj - 2007-10-30: 09:11:00
That guy in the cartoon ought to have some droolpickles with all that effort.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-30: 11:38:00
Hey Petaj, Good idea! I have added some Pavlovian droolpickles. (You may need to reload to see the updated image.) ~ James

Kevcom - 2007-10-30: 15:39:00
Print it out! Print it out! Soooo Good just like the last!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 00:56:00
Thanks Kevcom! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 01:21:00
VERBOTOMY BLOG PARTY: November 1, 2007 is Verbotomy's first birthday! We are having a Blog Party to celebrate. Everybody is invited to the Verbotomy Blog to chat. All comments will be published as soon as you post them, so bring your favorite words and definitions and we'll chat. Go to http://www.verbotomy.com/blog. Talk to you then! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-10-31: 04:20:00
The droolpickles look great. He must have been salivating in anticipation.

November - 2008-09-30: 07:53:00
or Ajarafarce Where the ending is also the word *farce • noun 1 a comic dramatic work or genre using buffoonery and horseplay and typically including ludicrously improbable situations. 2 an absurd event.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-25: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by Clayton. Thank you Clayton. ~ James