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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Cutporn

Created by: hlebobulo4ka

Pronunciation: 'cʌtpо:n

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

Etymology:

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Ailclipping

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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