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Created by: celan1

Pronunciation: poo kee speel

Sentence: Her elaborate pookiespiel with Fido churned my H. pylori.

Etymology: Pookie + Spiel

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Created by: ustation

Pronunciation: goo-ah-boo



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Created by: weareallbeautiful

Pronunciation: ah-n-ih-m-ang-g-w-ih-j

Sentence: Jenny's dog watched her in disgust as she spoke to him using an animanguage which sounded suspicusly like babytalk in front of all of his dog friends.

Etymology: animal+language

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Created by: NathanWolfe

Pronunciation: Hard G as in "gag" Gush pronounced as in "lush" not "push" "ese" pronounced as "eez"

Sentence: "I can't help myself. My fluency in gushese increases exponentially with the strength of my kittens purring."

Etymology: GUSH verb (used without object) 1. to flow out or issue suddenly, copiously, or forcibly, as a fluid from confinement 2. to express oneself extravagantly or emotionally; talk effusively -ESE as in Japanese

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pooch u geez

Sentence: When Maria cuddled her dog, she spoke fluent Poochuguese. She switched to Felinese when talking to her cat and Pintoguese when talking to her pony.

Etymology: Pooch (pet dog) & Portuguese (Iberian Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil; Portuguese Water Hound, a breed of domesticated dog from the Algarve region of Portugal)

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: Should be pretty self-evident.

Sentence: She might have been an English Major, but every time she came across a cute little dog she spewed babblassie.

Etymology: Babble+Lassie one of history's favorite male dogs.

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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: hooterbug

Pronunciation: an-uh-muhl-ate

Sentence: Sophie was proud of the way she could animalate with her dog. "Who's a good boy?" Why you are my poopy doo..YES YOU ARE!" Give mommy kisses" OH such big, sloppy, puppy kisses! Yes they are...Oh YES THEY ARE!

Etymology: Blend of animal and relate

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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: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: crit-ter-pat-ter

Sentence: Norma cuddled and stroked Barkley, sending out a stream of high-pitched, sappy critterpatter at the puppy, who wiggled and wagged with delight at the attention. Everyone else in the room, though,thought she had completely lost her mind.

Etymology: critter: animal + patter: meaningless talk; chatter

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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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