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DEFINITION: n. A person who is so heels-over-head obsessed with someone, that they trip over their own tongue every time they meet them. v. To be so infatuated that you trip over your tongue.

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Enuncibate

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: E-nun-see-bate

Sentence: Sue was so enamoured with the new guy at work that when he approached her and asked her when her shift was over, she enuncibated "sex" instead of "six".

Etymology: enunciate, masturbate

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COMMENTS:

this is one of my favorite words ever...too funny! - alphabetapolothology, 2007-02-13: 14:16:00

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Gahgahdrooler

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Gahhh-gahhh-drewl-er

Sentence: Miss Doyawanna Drool says to Becky, "Oh muhhhh goshhhhh I have become a gahgahdrooler when Antonio looks my way! I turn into a puddle of Doyawanna drool...I'm so gaga over him!" :)~

Etymology: Gahgah: taken from the word-Gaga; French, from gaga fool, of imitative origin Date: 1917 : crazy, foolish : marked by wild enthusiasm : infatuated, doting Drooler; One who drools ; to secrete saliva in anticipation of... :drivel : to make an effusive show of pleasure or often envious or covetous appreciation : to talk nonsense transitive verb : to express sentimentally or effusively

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Tongueled

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: tung-guld

Sentence: Shirley was so smitten with Herbie that she would get absolutely tongueled and become incapable of rational discourse whenever she was around him.

Etymology: blend of the words tongue and tangled

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Crusholalia

Created by: Buzzardbilly

Pronunciation: krəsh-ō-ˈlā-lē-ə

Sentence: n. Every time she tried to talk to him she was struck by a debiliatating case of crusholalia, leaving her unable to make sense and sounding like a dork.

Etymology: crush (in the sense of a temporary infatuation) + o (as a joiner between roots for flow) + lalia (the suffix used to denote abnormal speech such as copralalia [the uncontrollable yelling of curse words associated with some forms of Tourette's], glossolalia [speaking in tongues associated with some religions], and echolalia [the tendency to repeat what others say or the last word or syllable another said])

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Cupidazzled

Created by: w5lf9s

Pronunciation: cu.pe.dahzzld

Sentence: So she just stood there, perfectly still, dumbfounded, cupidazzled even and watched him dissappear for the second time that day.

Etymology: cupid (the god of love) and dazzled (in a daze)

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Linguaslippa

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: ling-gwa-slip-ah

Sentence: Katie's linguaslippa caused her to always blurt out inappropriate things when Mark entered the room.

Etymology: lingua (i.e. the tongue) + slip

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Splutteration

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: splut-ter-ay-shun

Sentence: Many people are affected by splutteration; the inability to form correct, coherent sentences when in the presence of a crush.

Etymology: splutter (to stumble over one's words) plus adoration (love)

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Lipostucktion

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: lip/oh/stuk/shun

Sentence: Every time she tried to speak her words got sucked back in and twisted. She was suffering from lipostucktion.

Etymology: lip + stuck + liposuction

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nice one - galwaywegian, 2011-02-15: 03:44:00

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Pedestall

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: ped-a-stall

Sentence: Poor Mary had such a crush on Don, whenever he spoke to her she ended up completely pedestalling. It was less a case of cool ardour, more ar-d'oh!

Etymology: pedestal (to glorify or idealise) + stall (to come to a standstill, be brought to a stop)

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Eloklutz

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: El-Uh-Kluts

Sentence: Although she graduated at the top of her toastmasters class in 2010, any interaction Dr. McSassy resulted in uncontrolled eloklutz followed by a quick rendition of the "Robot" dance move from the 80's.

Etymology: Eloquence - Klutz

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