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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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Skankeeclipper

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: skan-key-clip-per

Sentence: Natalie was a true skankeeclipper and got in the habit of tearing off her fingernails while driving. She would open the window an inch and try to push them out, but all too often they would fall back inside and land on the door edge or scatter across the floor mats. And Tom, though he loved Natalie a lot, loved his car even more. He dumped the skankeeclipper for a woman with OCD and fake nails.

Etymology: Yankee clipper altered to incorporate skanky--highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;

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Prinkompoop

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: PRIN-kuhm-poop

Sentence: Bob thought that he was "groomed-to-zoom", but too many "hairs in the butter" by Bob, a persistent prinkompoop, seemed more likely to lead to gloom.

Etymology: Blend of PRINK: to preen, to groom oneself, to smarten up oneself; NINCOMPOOP: one who acts foolishly - enough & esp not to know when & where to groom. HAIRS IN THE BUTTER (sl) a delicate situation. GROOMED TO ZOOM (sl): well dressed & preened.

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 13:59:00

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Primpimp

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Primp + pimp

Sentence: Elwood regarded himself as a suave and debonair stud and would pass up no opportunity to primpimp, no matter where he was or who may be watching

Etymology: Primp + pimp

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Good one! - Stevenson0, 2007-12-07: 15:16:00

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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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Whygiene

DSwell

Created by: DSwell

Pronunciation:

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Preenoccupied

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: preen/awk/yu/pied

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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Uninhibagroom

Korinne

Created by: Korinne

Pronunciation: Un-in-hib-a-groom

Sentence: Simon has always made himself "at home" whereever regardless of context. He's been known to uninhibagroom various locations of his body, including trim his pubs, in the most public of places. Simon is a uninhibagroomer.

Etymology: Uninhibited + Grooming

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Grewwwwm

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: gr ewwwwwwwwww m

Sentence: her grewwwwming habits meant that her bosses always thought she was immaculate, while those unfortunate enough to share the lift to the boardroom with herusually had to skip lunch.

Etymology: groom, ewwwwwww

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Vulgroomer

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /vuhl'-groom-ər/

Sentence: Every time I looked over at Ted during the meeting, he was vulgrooming himself -- first, picking food out of his teeth, then with a finger stuck in his ear, digging around for earwax, which he later scraped off on the edge of the table -- as if the conference room were his personal bathroom, and the rest of us were simply intruding, and subject to witness his rather uncouth hygienic habits.

Etymology: vulgar (Latin, vulgāris - equiv. to vulg[us] the general public) + groom (possibly from Old French, grommet - "servant"); Vulgroom, -er, -ing

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COMMENTS:

groomsome! - galwaywegian, 2007-12-07: 07:01:00

"Nice" word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-09: 15:55:00

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Obliviprimp

Created by: ReputedTart

Pronunciation: o-bliv-uh-primp

Sentence: Forensics made a quick determination that the car accident had been caused by an obliviprimp when they saw the tray of makeup attached to the dashboard.

Etymology: Oblivious + primp

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Cutporn

Created by: hlebobulo4ka

Pronunciation: 'cʌtpо:n

Sentence: My roommate is always doing cutporn whiile watching his favorite tv-show.

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Repreenhensible

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: rep·reen·hen·si·bul

Sentence: Kimberly's office etiquette was repreenhensible. Kimberly thought she was being sneaky when she ducked under her desk to floss her teeth, but her stealth was stymied by her tenancy to to toss her used floss on the floor. "Biohazard" said Zinnia; "Oftendsive" said Loretta.

Etymology: reprehensible (blameworthy) + preen (to groom)

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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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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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Socioscour

Created by: psychicbard

Pronunciation: so*see*oh*skow*wer

Sentence: Ryan always cleaned his ears at church which earned hime the title of the neighborhood socioscour.

Etymology: Latin "socius"-companion+"ex-"-intens.+"cura"-care

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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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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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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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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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Pickanmix

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Pik-an-mix

Sentence: Tom was a serial toenail picker, he just couldn't help it. It didn't matter where he was, on the bus or out for the evening he just had to pickanmix all the rough pieces. It got to the stage when all his friends refused to go out with him because it had just got too embarrassing to sit there watching him remove his shoes and socks in public.

Etymology: Pick(to remove unwanted matter, i.e from toes) + Mix(to associate with others) = Pickanmix

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Insanitationeer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in sani tayshun neer

Sentence: Everyone knows an insanitationeer like Elmo. Someone who has no sense of decorum and dsoes his ablutions in public: he feels free to floss his teeth on the bus; to comb his hair at the dinner table; to shave and brush his teeth while driving his car and to Q-tip his ears prospecting for wax while sitting in a meeting. Why is it guys like Elmo get clean in public and make everyone else feel dirty and ooky???

Etymology: insanity (to do crazy things, insane state of mind) & sanitation (to clean,make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features) & neer (person, as in pioneer,wagoneer)

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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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Groomonster

Created by: jimmcx

Pronunciation:

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Mushigroom

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: sounds like mushroom with a short i and g thrown in there

Sentence: v) He had the nerve to go mushigrooming around...how completely disrespectful, not to mention disgusting. n) He's a mushigroom; expect to see something gross.

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Exhibitionalgrommer

Created by: Mindy1955

Pronunciation: ex-hi-bi-tion-al-gru-mer

Sentence: The exhibitionalgrommer got great pleasure out of forcing others to watch him clean and maintain his appearance. The more disgusting the greater the pleasure.

Etymology: Middle English, this phenomenon has been present since the begining of man.

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Cliphibitionist

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Clip + hibi + shun + ist

Sentence: Stan was a busy man indeed. He was a splendid public speaker who liked to share his inspirational insights and stories with others. What with his book tours and public speaking schedules, he barely had time to brush his teeth, eat or dress some days. Trouble was, he seemed oblivous to other's disgusted reactions as he openly groomed himself; snipping, clipping, plucking and brushing any part of himself that needed upkeep. What a time-saver, he thought. Stan never concerned himself with the fact that he had turned into a notorious cliphibitionist.

Etymology: "Clip" as to clip a toenail, hair or moustache + "exhibitionist" - a flaunter, flasher or pervert

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

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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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Snortforgle

Created by: munkton

Pronunciation: snort forgle

Sentence: Old yeller would snortforgle away all of his spare time

Etymology: uncertain

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your word is far out ... so far out! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:04:00

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Showverhaul

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: shoh-vah-hall

Sentence: he removed his shoes and prepared to showverhaul right there on the train

Etymology: show, overhaul

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Shownailclipper

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sho-nail-clip-per

Sentence: C.J. is a shownailclipper. Shards of his DNA can be found throughout our office.

Etymology: show, toenail clipper

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excellent but gross - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 13:52:00

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Exhibygienic

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: eksəbījenik

Sentence: Maybe it is because she was raised in a commune where everything was done in a group setting, maybe because she is an only-child, but Sunshine*s employer didn*t seem to appreciate her exhibygienic ways. For some strange reason they chastised her for applying deodorant and brushing her teeth while she did her work as a receptionist.

Etymology: exhibitionist (extravagant behavior that is intended to attract attention to oneself) + hygienic (being clean; sanitary)

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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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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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Ailclipping

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: ayl-kli-ping

Sentence: No one spoke up, but all were obviously disgusted by Rita's lunchtime ailclipping ritual of first plucking stray eyebrow hairs then flossing at the employee breakroom table.

Etymology: ail: sick, ill + nailclipping

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nice - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 14:03:00

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Poputend

Created by: Abraxised

Pronunciation: pop-uet-end

Sentence: Are you poputending right now?

Etymology: populace (the people living in a particular country or area), tend (to prepare physically

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Grossogroomer

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: grossogroomer: grohs - oh - groom - her

Sentence: Mary clipped her nails, including her toe nails by biting them ... what a grossogroomer.

Etymology: grossogroomer: gross for disgusting ... groomer ... for the disgusting inappropriate grooming action.

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Toejammer

Created by: looseball

Pronunciation: toe+jamm-er

Sentence: He's a toejammer,every time I see him he's picken his nose or diggen at his butt,or pulling white cheese from under his arm pit's.

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Inapproprimp

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: in-ap-pro-primp

Sentence: She thought he would be the perfect groom until he engaged in inapproprimp behavior at her parent's dinner table. He combed his hair, picked his teeth and dug wax out of his ears. Sensing their revulsion, she immediately called off the wedding and decided to look elsewhere for a mate. Although he acted heartbroken when she told him, he was delighted to see that his scheme worked. To celebrate his freedom, he took all his buddies down to the tavern where they could all be rude and inappropriate, and engage in regular guy behavior with impunity.

Etymology: inappropriate: improper, unsuitable or untimely + primp: dress or groom with meticulous attention to detail

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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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Commanicure

Created by: hendrixius

Pronunciation: /kah-man-uh-kure/

Sentence: I can't believe Suzy insists on commanicuring her toenails in the middle of her commencement address...

Etymology: "common" and "manicure"

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at least she wasn't commandomanicuring - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 14:01:00

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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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Prinkompoop

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: PRIN-kuhm-poop

Sentence: Bob thought that he was "groomed-to-zoom", but too many "hairs in the butter" by Bob, a persistent prinkompoop, seemed more likely to lead to gloom.

Etymology: Etymology: Blend of PRINK: to preen, to groom oneself, to smarten up oneself; NINCOMPOOP: one who acts foolishly - enough & esp not to know when & where to groom. HAIRS IN THE BUTTER (sl) a delicate situation. GROOMED TO ZOOM (sl): well dressed & preened.

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-31: 13:46:00

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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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Inappropreen

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: in-un-proh-preen

Sentence: While she ate her yogurt on the subway, and to her horror she heard the disturbing sound of "click, click" behind her. As her stomach flipped, she saw someone inappropreening behind her, she quickly covered her yogurt so the shards of toenails wouldn't contaminate it.

Etymology: inappropriate + preen

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Love the word -- the sentence makes me nauseous. Great job!! - Tigger, 2007-12-07: 22:48:00

Great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-09: 15:52:00

love the onomatopoeia of the p's in that word ... and you know what it means without looking it up! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:00:00

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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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Malgroom

Created by: tbAG84

Pronunciation:

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Repugroomnant

zxvasdf

Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Re pu groom nant

Sentence: Ted was notorious for his repugroomnant habits to an extent that the public would quickly congeal outside a radius that was particular to the day's specific offenses. When he takes his shoes off to trim his nails, the radius of empty space is especially large...

Etymology: Repugnant & groom

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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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Narcisscissorise

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: Nar sis sizzor ize

Sentence: Tom's ability to narcissorise his daily ablutions while riding the #23 bus in the morning were starting to get on the other passengers' nerves.

Etymology: Narcissistic and Scissors blend (to look better by cutting something off yourself...)

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I like your word! The onomatopoeia of the 'cisscisssorise' of it is awesome! The play on those two words is very clever. I think you could give this word a few more daffynitions ... than the one it was made up for ... or the one you gave ... like: cutting off the narcissist before he made you gag on his ego! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:10:00

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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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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