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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: Bughunt

Pronunciation: Gah-hug gahug

Sentence: "Oh, look over there, poor lady, what a gahug.."

Etymology: Gah! -scream or cry Hug -affection

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Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: Dis-play-uv-a-flick-shun

Sentence: What was meant to be a display of affection turned into a unfortunate displayofaffliction in a flash. I went to hug my nephew, but he was so uncomfortable that he tried to dodge under my outstretched arms. He ended up with his head lodged in my armpit for a brief but horrific moment. By mutual yet silent consent, we greeted each other with nothing more with a casual wave thereafter.

Etymology: Display of affection altered to incorporate affliction.


great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:42:00


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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: shock-and-paw

Sentence: Larry was the office touchy-feely guy, known for his flagrant practice of shockandpaw hugging manuvers on unsuspecting women. He snuck into the office one day and found Martha, the new receptionist, alone at her desk. What Larry never realized, though, was that Martha carried creepaway spray in her purse for just such an occasion.

Etymology: shock: surprise + paw: fondle, grope (wordplay on shock and awe a la G.Bush)


nice one! - galwaywegian, 2009-04-06: 08:48:00

artr Love it! - artr, 2009-04-06: 13:09:00

Excellent!! - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 20:39:00

metrohumanx Good one, Miss Moneypenney! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:39:00


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Created by: mangojo

Pronunciation: Guh-SHRIG

Sentence: When the young man touched her waist she gashriged suddenly and exclaimed, "Get away from me boy! No one ever touches me like that!"

Etymology: A combination of the words gasp, shudder and rigid.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass teee reee ah

Sentence: His assteria made her the butt of jokes in the shower room

Etymology: hysteria, ass


Your Assteria "cracks" me up! :) LOL - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:05:00

HOW did that happen? perfect example of Illogicalrambugifications as I hit enter once...:)) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:08:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:43:00

metrohumanx Profundo rotundo. Funny word! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:42:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: stiff + cum + fert

Sentence: Grandpa Proctor went into shock when Emily Lincoln gave him a hug. He felt extreme stiffcomfort, had trouble breathing and his whole body became rigid. Although Emily was a covergirl for Oui Magazine, everyone was sure that he reacted this way when Grandma touched him too.

Etymology: stiff (rigid, incapable of or resistant to bending, not moving) comfort, discomfort.


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


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: shud-ehr-hug

Sentence: Seeing the breach of protocol in the inappropriate touching of a monarch by the new first lady, the Queen and many who saw it experienced a gasping shudderhug in response to such a major no no.

Etymology: Blend of 'shudder' (react with revulsion) and 'hug' (embrace)

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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: 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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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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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