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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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Oopsessed

Created by: sodium

Pronunciation: oop-sesst

Sentence: Michael was so oopsessed with Laura that he clenched his jaw shut every time she was near.

Etymology: oops + obsessed

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Catounged

Created by: DistantRed

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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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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Fumblestruck

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: fum + bull + struk

Sentence: Florence was so fumblestruck when she spoke to her that she was barely comprehensible.

Etymology: fumble + struck

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COMMENTS:

Nice one! Rolls nicely on the tounge. Now voted on. - allwise, 2007-02-12: 09:00:00

Any connection to 'thunderstruck'? - Discoveria, 2007-02-12: 17:38:00

haha, great word - babel, 2007-02-12: 20:05:00

welcome back Babel - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-13: 10:59:00

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Twitterpated

Created by: Sed8ed

Pronunciation: twit-her-pay-ted

Sentence: Anyone could tell Lisa was twitterpated with Bob by the way she lost her ability to complete a sentence when she spoke to him.

Etymology:

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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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Tounginchicing

Created by: Computergeek

Pronunciation: Toungue-in-cheek-ing

Sentence: The thought of dating him was so overwhelming she kept tounginchicing

Etymology: to have your toungue in your cheek

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Burblegum

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ber/bl/gum

Sentence: She developed an acute case of burblegum every time the office stud walked by. Her gums were flapping but only inarticulate sounds were escaping.

Etymology: bubble gum + burble

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Flameflounder

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: flame/flown/der

Sentence: He was known to flameflounder every time he tried to light her fire with his passionate poetry.

Etymology: flame + flounder

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Incoheroent

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in ko hero ent

Sentence: When Brooke met her new hunky Manager,Ryan, she became incoheroent. Each time she saw him, she was so bedazzled and tongue-tied that her friends called her The Babbling Brooke.

Etymology: Incoherent (unable to express yourself clearly or fluently) & Hero (someone you idolize)

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Cardiolinguofuse

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /"kärd-E-O-'li[ng]-gw&-"fyüz/

Sentence: Normally, he was a smooth talker, but around Sam, he would almost always cardiolingofuse into an inarticulate lump of blushes and giggles.

Etymology: Cardio- (heart) + linguo- (tongue) + -fuse (become indistinguishable, as in confuse)

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Adorabull

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ah doe rah bull

Sentence: he was so adorable, he reduced her to stuttering adorabull.

Etymology: adorable bull

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Hornytonque

Created by: josje

Pronunciation: horny tonque

Sentence: I want to speak to you but i can´t. When i see you i have a hornytonque

Etymology: horny as in hot and tonque as in the mouth.

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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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Flirtblurt

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: FLERT-blert

Sentence: Whenever he saw the voluptuous Ms. Crabtree, Bobby was incapable of coherent speech. Today he flirtblurted, "May I have a hall ass?"

Etymology: flirt + blurt

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Inarticulove

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: In-ar-tick-cue-love

Sentence: Brenda was afflicted with inarticulove for the postman...unfortunately the postman had no such problems: "You're ugly, love!"

Etymology: In love + inarticulate. Articulate: to speak, suggests proper speech/eloquence.

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very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-12: 10:57:00

Spare a thought for poor Brenda! :D - Discoveria, 2007-02-12: 17:34:00

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Slobergasted

Created by: tommyboy

Pronunciation: der

Sentence: that ugly broad is so obviously slobergasted she she spoke carnally out of tongue.

Etymology: slobber & flabbergasted

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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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Concrushed

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: con-CRUSH-d

Sentence: Lulu fell in lust at first sight and since then had shown the embarrassing effects of being concrushed.

Etymology: concussed (having suffered an injury to the brain) + crush (distort, destroy AND an intense infatuation)

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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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Stardumbstruck

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: star dum struk

Sentence: She gazed at him, stardumbstruck, her heart pounding like a cornered rodent.

Etymology: stardom, dumbstruck

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Likavirg

Created by: adbern

Pronunciation: lik-a-vurn

Sentence: Everytime when i have to spek to y boss , i feel me likavirg

Etymology: LIKe A VIRGin

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Crushonammer

Created by: Ahmad

Pronunciation: crush-on-mr

Sentence: she was so impressed with that handsome maojor that she could hardly speak. it was just a crushonammer i know. she will forget about him after some days.

Etymology: Crush on = to feel love for some one but for a short time, timely passions which vanish soon. Stammer = to speak with pauses.

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Swoonerism

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: swew nurrr isim

Sentence: Her swoonerism raised eyebrows and temperatures among other things

Etymology: spoonerism, swoon

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mrskellyscl welcome back! - mrskellyscl, 2009-09-14: 09:27:00

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Idolsmacked

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eye doll smakd

Sentence: When Raven met Simon Cowell for the first time, she was idolsmacked. Not only was he gorgeous, British and finicky, he winked at her...leading her to believe she offered more of what he needed that she realized. It was not until she got to know him better that she realized he had a lazy eye and winked at everyone. She would have to actually rely on her natural singing skills! How dangerous would that be?

Etymology: Idol (a material effigy that is worshipped as a god; someone who is adored blindly and excessively;an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept)& Smacked (deliver a hard blow to;kiss lightly)

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Inflatulate

Created by: alphabetapolothology

Pronunciation:

Sentence: She inflatulated so profusely that he began to wonder if she had a speech impediment or was mentally challenged in some way.

Etymology: infatuatoin & flatulence

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Lustbungle

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: lust + bungle

Sentence: Every time I saw her, I started to lustbungle everything up.

Etymology: Lust + bungle.

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Flabbergushing

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: flab-er-guhsh-ing

Sentence: When Julie was introduced to her favorite movie star she babbled like a school girl. It was a real case of flabbergushing.

Etymology: flabbergast (to overcome with surprise and bewilderment; astound) + gushing (to express oneself extravagantly or emotionally; talk effusively)

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Twitterprated

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: twit-ter-pray-ted

Sentence: Bambi would become completely twitterprated when Tom walked into the room and act like a schoolgirl with her first crush. You would never know that she was a Speech Therapist by the inarticulate babble coming from her mouth.

Etymology: twitterpated: flighty, excited feeling you get when you see someone you are attracted to (from the movie Bambi)+ prate: to blather or babble on endlessly; foolish chatter

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Moonstutter

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: moōnstətər

Sentence: Julie won an appearance with her favorite singer from a contest held by a radio station. Despite her wobbly knees, she made it onstage only to moonstutter like a starstruck teenager. Oh wait, she IS a starstruck teenager.

Etymology: moon struck (unable to think or act normally, esp. because of being in love)+ stutter (talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds)

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Mumblust

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: mum blust

Sentence: Caroline was finding it difficult to even mumblust through a sentence when talking to Joe

Etymology: from mumbling and lust

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Awestuck

Created by: Mobelia

Pronunciation:

Sentence: She was so captivated by him that the mention of his name left her awestuck.

Etymology: From: Awestruck meaning disconcerted, agape, dazed and Stuck meaning disabled, marooned or immobile.

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Moonstuck

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: moōnˌstək

Sentence: When Dylan walked in the room, Georgia and her tongue would become moonstuck. For the past 4 months he had referred to her as Ally, not because he was given to creating alternate names for people but because when he had first asked her name she couldn\'t think of it. She knew it was a State but the only one that came to mind was Alabama.

Etymology: moonstruck (unable to think or act normally, esp. because of being in love) + stuck (be or become fixed or jammed in one place as a result of an obstruction)

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Stamenamoured

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: st-am-en-ahhm-erd

Sentence: Is she flighty or is she actually that unintelligent? Oh no, shes just stamenamoured. Oh.

Etymology: from stammer + enamoured

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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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Contortionlinguist

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: con/tor/shun/lin/gwist

Sentence: Sally often got so tongue tied that she was referred to as a contortionlinguist.

Etymology: contortionist + linguist

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Attractofied

Created by: tealismyname

Pronunciation: attract- O- fied

Sentence: She was attractofied when ever she heard him speak

Etymology:

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Incrusherent

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: in - crush - hear - ent

Sentence: Belinda became incrusherent whenever Samson entered the room. She had a master's degree in English and worked as a speech therapist but could not help herself speak clearly when she was near him.

Etymology: incoherent (unable to express yourself clearly or fluently), crush (puppy love, infatuation)

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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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Jarbungle

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: jahr-buhn-guhl

Sentence: Unfortunately, Penny jarbungled everytime she saw Frank.

Etymology: jargon + bungle

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Hughmorous

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: hew-merr-uss

Sentence: when he said he'd pick her up at 'sex-thirty...i mean half past sex..um...how does quarter to seven sound?'..she couldn't help but find it hughmorous

Etymology: hugh grant, amorous, humorous

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Hugh Grant. of course! Nice =) - allwise, 2007-02-12: 02:46:00

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Amorthick

Created by: mickey666

Pronunciation: amore-thick

Sentence: The dentist's finger probed her mouth and she could moan with pleasure in a rather sad and amorthick way.

Etymology: amor - love. thick - not the most clever.

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Hypnohush

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hip/no/hush

Sentence: Hypnohush overtook her when she ran into the new manager, unable to stop staring, or mumble a word.

Etymology: hypnotic + hush

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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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Madulation

Created by: babel

Pronunciation: mad-u-laysh-un

Sentence: When Julie starting drooling when talking to Rupert her friends knew her madulation had reached a dangerous level.

Etymology: mad + adulation

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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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Lipstuck

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: lip/stuc

Sentence: She tried and tried but she was so lipstuck by his presence that she couldn't speak.

Etymology: lipstick + stuck

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Volespeak

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: voul-spiik

Sentence: She couldn't believe it, Dick was standing in front of her, and all she could do was to volespeak -"H-hey Cock, who are you doing?"

Etymology: vole - obfuscation of love speak - something most people do.

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Inflapuated

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in flap yu ayted

Sentence: Missy Whitetoast was so excited to meet her Bollywood Idol, Mr. Ovthee I. Singh, that her tongue tripped over her teeth and lips. She was so inflapuated with Mr. Singh, she Mumbaied her words. By her own Calcuttalations, her ardor at meeting him exceeded everyone else's. She would have to Goa long way to curry his favor and become his next romantic heroine in one of his films. It was her AGRAvation to be so close to her idol and not be able to pakora-up. In consolation, she would put on her Madras Jodhpurs and go down to the New Delhi and treat herself to a Darjeeling Tea. Naan is so blind as they who cannot see...

Etymology: Infatuated (marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness) & Flap(an excited state of agitation;make a fuss; be agitated;pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds)

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