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Impumpsive

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Imm-pump-sivv

Sentence: (n.) She was a real impumpsive yesterday. She dashed from shop to shop as fast as her impractically high heels would take her. (Can also be adjective.)

Etymology: Impulsive + pumps (type of shoe)

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COMMENTS:

Impressively pumpish! - wordmeister, 2008-06-02: 13:53:00

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Shoehilist

Created by: pieceof314

Pronunciation: shoo-ill-ist

Sentence: Tammy was a compulsive shoe collector. She could name a shoe brand at 50 paces. Her shoehilistic tendencies were so strong that she could only afford to eat ramen noodles and live in substandard housing. But man, did she look sylish from the ankles down.

Etymology: Shoe + nihilist

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COMMENTS:

She probably had a little neitzsche carved out for all those shoes - very clever - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-02: 13:21:00

Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-02: 22:50:00

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Monolomanic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: man olo man ik

Sentence: Carrie had become a Manolomanic. Although she had already blown thousands on her collection of the flimsy, expensive Manolo Blahnik spikes, she could not get enough. She had run off with her boyfriend Cleat, who was a loafer with a cute brogue who had created a sandal when he did a sneaker and became a runner the day of their wedding. He did a flip-flop and decided to go through with the wedding even though he had no sole, was a heel with a loose tongue and had a permanent wedgie. Luckily Carrie was not too Jimmy Choo-sey and they lived happily on a shoestring ever after!

Etymology: Manolo Blahnik (Expensive,Designer shoe name, made more famous on Sex In The City) & Manic (affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason).

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl roflmao - mrskellyscl, 2009-07-20: 07:07:00

:-) - Mustang, 2009-07-21: 07:50:00

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Pedomania

Created by: lilyk12342

Pronunciation:

Sentence: She has a serious case of pedomania

Etymology: ped-foot mania-mental derangement characterized by obsession and delusions

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Styletto

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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: sty LET oh

Sentence: Candy just loves buying sexy and stylish new shoes from places like Needless Markup - oops, I mean Neiman Marcus. She must have 150 pairs - no, I'm not kidding. She and her husband built an addition onto their bedroom, which they tell everyone was for the luxury bathroom, but really it was so that they could have a walk-in closet - just to hold all her shoes. Her husband was thinking of retiring early on the money he had made as an investment banker, but it isn't going to happen now, between the second mortgage and all the expensive shoes. But he loves and adores her - he calls her his little styletto.

Etymology: style + stiletto

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Heeliotropism

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: hee/leo/trow/pizm

Sentence: Sally had an advanced case of heeliotropism and could not restrain herself from purchasing shoes with higher and higher heels.

Etymology: heliotropism (an involuntary response to the sun's rays) + heel

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She's a heeliotramp! - Nosila, 2009-07-20: 12:14:00

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Fetishoe

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: feh - TISH- oo

Sentence: Fetishoe. Gesundheit. her shoe shopping penchant was an illness.

Etymology: fetish + shoe + atishoo (sneeze)

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Sacrifishtileto

green

Created by: green

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Solesister

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sole sis ter

Sentence: Whoopie was a true solesister in all ways but her music choices. She was a compulsive shoe buyer but her favourite singer was Heelio Inglesias.

Etymology: Sole (underside of a foot or shoe) & WordPlay on Soul Sister (An African-American woman or girl or someone with whom you share a bond or similarity)

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Poderote

Created by: JeffreyNorris

Pronunciation: 'pȯd-e-rōt

Sentence: When I told him I was a poderote, I had to explain that I liked to buy stylish shoes; he thought it meant I was a foot fetishist!

Etymology: Greek pod "foot" + erot "love"

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-02: 00:40:01
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-20: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-02: 00:24:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

'Did you really spend all our rent money on those shoes?'

DEFINITION: v. To compulsively shop for and buy shoes that are stylish, sexy and extremely uncomfortable. n. A person who has an uncontrolled, psychological dependency on impractical shoes.

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