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DEFINITION: v. To gasp and go rigid with shock when someone unexpectedly hugs you. n. The gasping sound, and associated rigid body reaction, which a person who is "not comfortable with physical intimacy", emits when they are unexpectedly hugged.

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Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: imp - hing - hur - snap

Sentence: Gloria moved slowly and roundly. She was a force to be reckoned with and especially did not like to be touched or hugged. If someone approached her too quickly and with wide arms, it might cause an impingehersnap.....and Gloria would tense up, snapping her legs and spine into a defensive position....somewhat like a crisp, round cookie!

Etymology: impinge - (encroach, interfere or contact) her, snap (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension) gingersnap (a crisp, round cookie)


metrohumanx ...and somewhat like a timber rattlesnake? - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:14:00

metrohumanx I like this word more each time i see it! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:43:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: winss ov waylz

Sentence: When asked what was the high point (or most publicized aspect) of her recent trip to Britain, the First Lady said it had to be her receiving the winceofwails for encircling her Majesty in a photo-op embrace. The whole episode became a royal pain, for her and the House of Wince-or!

Etymology: Wince (grimace;flich, cringe) & Wails (emit sound of sorrow or grief) & play on Prince of Wales (The Heir to the British Throne and some of Queen Elizabeth II)


metrohumanx Didn't Henry Kissinger once grab Margaret Thatcher's ass? Nobody made a big deal out of THAT! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 00:58:00

Royal pun = roils of fun! Great create and right on the definition, too! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 01:21:00


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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: flab her grasp

Sentence: Despite briefing on the protocalling, for caution and careful handulling, at the Queen's soft touch, the lackadaisical lady, with a strong hand, flabbergrasped the Queen!

Etymology: FLABBERGAST, GRASP, GASP. Flabbergast - astonish, surprise, shock, startle, flummox. Grasp - hold with the hand. Gasp - quick intake of air when startled by being flabbergrasped. /// Protocalling is a verbotomy based on protocol for calling on the queen. /// Handulling is a verbotomy based on the need to dull all hand gestures when handling the queen, so they are not misconstrued as hand gestures attacking the queen.


metrohumanx Grasp her flab=Flabbergrasp! A quasi palindrotomy ! VERY good, Silvery! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:38:00

LOL Too funny! I like it :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:10:00

Yikes, Metro! Never gave it a thought. Now I need to start thinking backwords as well as forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 11:20:00

Absolutely flabulous, silvery! - Nosila, 2009-04-06: 19:13:00

Best of the day. - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 20:41:00

metrohumanx Just don't start backing talkwards! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:18:00

queueirked - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:32:00

delete the above comment please - forgot to change screens before beginning a new verbotomy! Forgot to look backwords while trying to go forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:49:00

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:45:00


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: we-cudd-ul-eeze

Sentence: She tried not to whecuddleeze when he grabbed her on the trapeze with the greatest of ease.

Etymology: wheeze + cuddle


What a tease! - Nosila, 2010-10-19: 23:46:00

oh please! - remistram, 2010-10-20: 09:33:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bəmfounded

Sentence: When the hug accidentally slid south the Queen was bumfounded.

Etymology: bum (bottom) dumbfounded (greatly astonish or amaze)


genius :) - galwaywegian, 2010-10-19: 09:36:00


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Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: An-tie-hug-uh-fow-be-uh

Sentence: Michelle approached Queen Goozie and gently hugged her to comfort her on the way to the Whitehouse...Queen Goozie let out a loud gasp as her entire body went rigid and into an "antihugaphobia" spasm! Queen Goozie was from a royal family, that did not show any type of loving attention such as hugs and it freaked her out! Michelle was so shocked that Queen Goozie had never been hugged or hugged anyone! Michelle felt sorry for Queen Goozie for the fact the Queen was so fearful of such a kind and loving gesture...but,took note that she would curtsy and bow next time in greeting Queen Goozie of the Royal family!

Etymology: Anti;Meaning against,opposite or opposed to. Hug;A hug is a form of physical intimacy that generally involves closing or holding the arms around another person. Aphobia;Added "A" to,Phobia meaning; fear, dread, hatred.


metrohumanx Remind me of "The Prince and The Pauper".....Good one, Prestochango! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 23:15:00

Thanks Metrohumanx! It seems you are one of few that comment...I keep trying :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-07: 05:43:00


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Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: sh-awk-word

Sentence: Robin, who never gave hugs or expected them in return, was struck with shockward when Justin, whom she barely knew, gave her a hug and a peck on the cheek!

Etymology: Shock (unexpected, sudden) + awkward (strange or uncomfortable)

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Created by: Charon




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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass kew

Sentence: Her emotions went asskew.what should one do

Etymology: askew, ass

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Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: gahsp-troh-pohd

Sentence: It was a beautiful day. Amelia, a social butterfly, was chairperson of the Friendly Acres Welcoming Committee. Her job was to meet and greet new arrivals to the neighborhood and deliver a basket of household goodies. After knocking several times on the front door of the newly arrived Mollusk family, imagine Amelia's shock when Mrs. Mollusk (whose husband was a snailmail man) inhaled sharply when Amelia extended her hand to introduce herself. She was even more shocked when Mrs. Mollusk instructed the children at her foot to hide. Mrs. Mollusk then slammed the door and quickly retreated into her house. As Amelia walked back down the Mollusks somewhat slimy, but shimmering-in-the-sunshine pathway, she decided the Mollusks must be the gasptropods of the neighborhood.

Etymology: Playing with GASTROPOD, a snail or slug, single-shelled, muscular organ of locomotion


Oh, no! They shunned your friendly graspopaweds! No shellouts in this family! Very unique etymology. - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 17:55:00

very clever - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:48:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-06: 07:50:00
Thank you! My former husband's family didn't hug and I hugged his Mother and she let out a loud gasp and went rigid... They all changed and became more loving towards each other, after I married into their family. It changed them forever and they all hug each other now. :) (I hug people I care about and love) Hugs are great! ;)

readerwriter - 2009-04-06: 10:22:00
Sounds like you were on a Mission Accomplished!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 10:46:00
Perhaps you should consider a taking a position with the Royal Family -- seems like they need a lot more hugging. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James