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Created by: deano1991

Pronunciation: Puh-Pish

Sentence: Puppish is really annoyinh

Etymology: Puppy + ish (as in English)

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Created by: shaunconlin

Pronunciation: schmoo-booze

Sentence: The Consumer Electronics Show wrap up dinner is a great place to schmoobooze.

Etymology: schmooze + booze, i.e. the act of attending corporate events, trade shows or expositions normaly associated with "schmoozing" except solely for the purpose of making a dent in the ubiquitous "open bar." Also, schmooboozing, schmooboozed, schmooboozer


shaunconlin 2. The beverages found at the "open bar" of corporate events or expositions. Schmooboozer: One who schmooboozes. - shaunconlin, 2007-06-08: 13:30:00


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Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: fur-bot-o-mEE

Sentence: Ernie (my dog) and I use furbotomy to communicate. The bad thing is, he has a larger vocabulary then I.

Etymology: fur/verbotomy


that's ruff - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-08: 12:10:00


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CRIT-ehr-chat-ehr

Sentence: Felicity had such a deep emotional bond with her pets that she even developed an extensive critterchatter, a language that only she and her pets understood.

Etymology: Blend of 'critter' (animal) and 'chatter' (light conversation)

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Created by: Katisms1

Pronunciation: im-bare-iss-ING-lish

Sentence: As she continued to coo baby-talk into her ratty lapdog's ear, in what could only be described as fluent Embarrasinglish, he prayed for a sudden emergency that would put an end to this blind date from hell.

Etymology: embarrassing (e.g. behaviour that clearly demonstrates the now-deafening tics and tocks of one's long-neglected biologogical clock) + English

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Created by: iago150


Sentence: I wish she weren't so furbose with her animals. His constant furbosity with Lassie drove his girlfriend crazy.


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Created by: jetty1

Pronunciation: petti-goo-goo

Sentence: My pittbull, Spike turns into jello, when ever I talk to him in pettigoogoo.



is that the way they talk on radio ga ga? - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-08: 12:45:00


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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: KRIH-tuhr-jihb-uhr

Sentence: Alex's frustration at his girlfriend's constant crittergibber to her fish was no so much about the noise per se, as the fact that she was truly unaware the fish couldn't reply.

Etymology: critter + gibberish. The word for this definition, ideally, is really cutesy.

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Created by: carpefactum


Sentence: Whenever Muffy talked to her cat, it always seemed like a long dramaticpaws.


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Created by: Gigafrost

Pronunciation: [An-nuh-baa-blate]

Sentence: As Leah wished that she could further relate to her pet dog's upset stomach, she blurted out an array of aniblabations, in order to sympathetically comfort the animal.

Etymology: (Ani)- pertaining to an animal; (bab)- to talk profusely, utterly, without end; (ate)- Suffix meaning the act(ion) of.

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-08: 111:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-08: 04:52:00
Great definition remistram! Outstanding submissions already! Gonna be hard voting today.

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-08: 12:11:00
I wish I could vote for every word today

jadenguy - 2007-06-08: 12:16:00
I guess everybody's creative juices are flowing since the weekend is upon us. Contentment envelops us like a warm wind on a brisk morning stroll.

ziggy41 - 2007-06-08: 12:40:00
ahh that's got to be an exact replica of my dog in the pic!

ErWenn - 2007-06-08: 14:04:00
Holy crap, there's a lot of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-08: 15:13:00
Verbotomy received a very positive review today in the The Globe and Mail, a Canadian newspaper. The story quotes words created by Stevenson0, Clayton and Rikboyee. See more: The Globe and Mail: Getting together to make up words.

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-08: 15:18:00
figures ziggy41 would have a k9

jadenguy - 2007-06-08: 15:43:00
I want a pug but I'm often concerned about not noticing it where i walk.

texmom - 2007-06-08: 21:44:00
It really was hard to choose. Petois just had that touch of class.

administraitor - 2007-06-09: 17:58:00
Toronto’s venerable “Mop & Pail” as the paper is affectionately known, is what led me to Verbotomy on Friday. My first instinct was to submit “Doggerel” then realized that it was in no way sufficiently twisted to survive! I’m looking forward to a lotta laffs with this!

mplsbohemian - 2007-06-10: 19:58:00
Dang, I just came up with a much better word, and it's too late for me to enter it: gerbilish!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-04: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

'Ooopy goopy poopy poo.'

DEFINITION: n An invented language similar to baby talk, used by pet owners to communicate with their pets. v. To speak to an animal using an invented language.

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