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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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Dreadicure

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: dred/i/cure

Sentence: Jim had no clue how disgusting it was each time he brought out his "man bag" and started with his monthly dreadicure right there in the living room. To make matters worse, he just let the clippings fly where they may, thinking it was hilarious each time Bud the dog would catch one in his mouth. Yeah, we was a real prince.

Etymology: dread + pedicure = dreadicure

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yuck - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-31: 13:45:00

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Prinkadillo

Created by: teriaki

Pronunciation: PRINK-uh-DIL-oh

Sentence: An uncomfortable silence spread across the room when the guest speaker interrupted his own sentence to dislodge an offending food particle from his teeth. Seemingly unaware the prinkadillo, he continued from precisely where he had stopped.

Etymology: Eng. prink 'to primp, dress, or groom oneself with elaborate care' + Eng. peccadillo 'small offense' from L. peccatum 'transgression'

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Ablewtions

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ah bleuw shuns

Sentence: Oscar's manners were non-existant. He had no sense of appropriate behavior in the workplace. For him there was no border between the personal and the professional. As far as he was concerned his office and his home served the same function. Which is why his colleagues were disgusted to find him trimming his toenails at his desk. "How can you perform these ablewtions here everyday...have you no sense of pride?", said his co-worker, Felix. "And I hope you have not put your clippings in your coffee mug again!" said his other co-worker, Faith. "Don't worry", said Oscar, "I put them in your mug instead!" Ewwwwww!

Etymology: Ablutions (washing, cleansing, bathing, scrubbing one's self as a daily ritual) & Eww ( Slang expression of disgust or nausea...like yuck or ugh!)

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Grossgienist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gross + hygiene

Sentence: He is the ultimate grossgienist, cleaning the wax out of his ears on the subway and depositing under the seat.

Etymology: gross + hygiene

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Pubelicity

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pew blisss it eeeee

Sentence: there is no such thing as good pubelicity

Etymology: publicity, pube.

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the grossest today! - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-31: 13:46:00

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Whygeine

Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: why-gene

Sentence: Instead of personal hygeine, stanley seemed to focus on public whygeine. Do you think my toenails are too long? he would ask. No one seemed willing to respond.

Etymology: why + hygiene

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Exhigienist

Created by: IllmaticKD

Pronunciation: Ex'hy'gene'ist

Sentence: The abhorrent display of Rodney's blatant exhigienist behavior was very unsettling, his bikini-line wasn't maintained very well.

Etymology: noun; the melding of the words exhibitionist and hygiene. Also see exhigienism.

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Korinne Rodney!!! LOL. Good one! - Korinne, 2007-12-07: 23:34:00

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Scablutionist

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: scab/blew/shun/ist

Sentence: Scott was a diehard scablutionist who loved to pick his scabs in public.

Etymology: scab + ablution + exhibitionist

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Horrigienics

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hor/i/jen/niks

Sentence: Unaware he was performing a series of horrigienics in front of the passengers on the south-bound 7:52 AM crowded Yonge Street subway train, Joe proceeded to remove his socks and shoes and clip his toe nails and finger nails, brush a layer of dandruff from his head to his lap, clean the wax out of both ears and snip a dozen, or so nose hairs in preparation for his 9:00 AM job interview downtown.

Etymology: HORRIGIENICS - noun - from HORRID (shockingly dreadful; abominable; extremely unpleasant, or disagreeable) + HYGIENICS (the practice and promotion of one's health)

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Sounds like Joe was way overdue for some personal 'sanitation' - Mustang, 2008-10-31: 05:20:00

As my hug's brother, now about 48 used to say at age 5, "That's grossp." Yeah, with a P. *ha* - lumina, 2008-10-31: 13:12:00

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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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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