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DEFINITION: v. To have a big fight over nothing, that is really a fight about money. n. An argument about money

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Rabbitchasing

Created by: kelamist

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Disagreenment

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: dis/a/GREEN/ment

Sentence: Their only squabbles were disagreenments. He wanted to spend the money on one thing, her another.

Etymology: disagree + green

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COMMENTS:

Good word - chris, 2007-01-03: 15:35:00

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Fracash

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fra/ca/sh

Sentence: They had a huge fracash that escalated to whipping coins at each other. For weeks after they sported the queen's face on their temples.

Etymology: fracas + cash

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Remunemotion

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: ree-myoon-em-oshe-in

Sentence: Doug and Rachel often argue about silly stuff but underneath it's all remunemotion.

Etymology: remuneration + emotion

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Coinflict

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: coyn flikt

Sentence: Penny was mad because her hubby Buck was trying to nickel and dime her about shopping. The coinflict this time was because it was okay for him to buy a $500 HD TV at the Boxing Day Sales without her knowledge. But when she bought a lousy pair of shoes she badly needed or new shampoo, he railed at the expense. She was tired of the false economics...she scrimped on groceries, just so he could go out and buy a bigger toy! There was nothing wrong with the 4 other TV's they already had! "Next time", she vowed, "I am going to marry a man with a lot more cents!"

Etymology: Coin (a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money;form by stamping, punching, or printing;of phrases or words) & Conflict (an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

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Monetipathy

Created by: mickey666

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Of course, they both knew that their argument had nothing to do with clothes but everything to do with monetipathy.

Etymology:

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Tendertiff

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ten-der-tiff

Sentence: They were very fond of each other, yet had frequent tendertiffs on seemingly inane problems, the root cause being money.

Etymology: tender (legal tender = money and also gentle) + tiff (petty quarrel)

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Cashtroversy

garlinger626

Created by: garlinger626

Pronunciation: Cash-tro-versy

Sentence: At the end of the month as the bank balance ebbs towards the red, you can guarantee a cashtroversy or two.

Etymology: From cash and controversy

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Cashclash

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: cash - klash

Sentence: Bill and Prissie's cashclash was resolved with make up sex and a desire to be more frugal.

Etymology: cash + clash

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Pecuniate

Created by: chofu67

Pronunciation: peck cune ee ate

Sentence: All I said was, "Why did you have to buy the dress?" I don't want to pecuniate with you.

Etymology: from the Latin "pecunia" for money (I think)

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