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'Excuse me, but are you giving us your full attention?'

DEFINITION: v. , To groom oneself in inappropriate places or at inappropriate times n., A person who practices personal hygiene in public places.

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Malaproprimp

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: mal-ap-ruh-prĭmp

Sentence: Gina's malaproprimp act was not a good idea. She never saw the deer she at 65 mph. She was busy applying her mascara.

Etymology: malapropos: Inappropriate; out of place; inopportune. + primp: To dress or groom (oneself) with meticulous or excessive attention to detail.

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 14:08:00

Very good word! - Mustang, 2007-12-07: 17:41:00

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Primputz

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: PRIMP-putz

Sentence: Lloyd's social graces are something less than perfect and his bad manners are most exemplified by his being an inveterate primputz who will blatantly preen and primp in even the most inapproriate times and places.

Etymology: Blend of 'primp' (to groom oneself carefully) and 'putz' (Slang A fool; an idiot)

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I think lloyd travels the same subway line as I do - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-31: 13:44:00

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Publiflosser

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pəbliflôsər

Sentence: Tim was almost invisible as he rode the bus, not because nobody noticed him but because nobody wanted to acknowledge a publiflosser. Ever since the dentist found his first cavity, he had become obsessed with his oral hygiene.

Etymology: public (open to or shared by all the people of an area) + Floss (clean between (one's teeth) with dental floss)

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Preenoccupied

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: preen/aw/ku/pyed

Sentence: Sally was so preenoccupied that she brought her whole makeup kit with her wherever she went. She sometimes used the reflection from a fellow passenger's glasses to adjust her lipstick.

Etymology: preen + preoccupied

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COMMENTS:

Maybe Sally was lipstick, but not lippy! Very good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-09: 16:02:00

Right on ... from the way it pops off the tongue to the way it hits the brain - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:06:00

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Whygiene

DSwell

Created by: DSwell

Pronunciation:

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Sloblutions

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: slaw-BLOO-shunz

Sentence: TrimTim had many revolting habits which had a tendency to sicken, nauseate and repel even even the most uncultured buffoons. He would perform the grossest SLOBLUTIONS in public places, spitting with abandon like a professional baseball player, even though he never had a profession to speak of. Even the homeless people gave him a wide berth lest they be caught in his radius of repugnance and have their precarious social standing reduced even further......ugh!

Etymology: SLOB+abLUTIONS=SLOBLUTIONS.....SLOB:a slovenly or boorish person;Irish slab mud, ooze, slovenly person.....ABLUTIONS:the washing of one's body or part of it;Middle English, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin ablution-, ablutio, from Latin abluere to wash away, from ab- + lavere to wash.

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metrohumanx This one was difficult to even ponder. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-31: 00:53:00

Do you think a priest would give him Slobsolution? - Nosila, 2008-10-31: 02:02:00

Tim is the kind of guy who spreads cheer and joy wherever he doesnt go. - Mustang, 2008-10-31: 05:25:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-31: 13:47:00

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Fauxpolish

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: foh-PAHL-ihsh

Sentence: Alex's girlfriend of six months was on thin ice when she fauxpolished her make-up in the middle of his great-great-auntie's funeral.

Etymology: faux pas + polish (to polish one's appearance, or nail polish)

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Yup, waaaaay off my game. - mplsbohemian, 2007-12-09: 12:01:00

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Publigroom

Created by: Tricou

Pronunciation: pub-la-groom

Sentence: He noticed people staring at him while he publigroomed.

Etymology: publi; as in public: groom; root word of groomer

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Vanityflair

Created by: psi4got

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Ellen was completely oblivious that her vanityflair caused others to stare in disgust and amazement. She simply assumed everyone loved looking at her when, in fact, they couldn't look away as she trimmed her toenails and plucked nose hairs regardless of social conventions.

Etymology: She's so vain. I'll bet she thinks this moment is about her.

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good word - Nosila, 2010-03-30: 23:15:00

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Pugiene

Created by: callmedump1

Pronunciation: pújeen

Sentence: It is disguting to see people pugiene,which is totally uncalled-for.

Etymology: public+hygiene

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-07: 01:59:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie Thank you kabloozie ~ James

silveryaspen - 2007-12-07: 19:12:00
nice irony ... liked it a lot

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-08: 00:08:00
Thanks silveryaspen ~ James

Mindy1955 - 2007-12-08: 07:09:00

Mindy1955 - 2007-12-08: 07:10:00
Simple I like it.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-30: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James