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'Why can't you get it up?'

DEFINITION: n., A Christmas tree, ornament or caroler that, no matter how it is tied, tethered and tilted, refuses to stay upright. v., To be so full of Christmas cheer that you simply sparkle, twinkle and tip over.

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Yuletiedoneon

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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: YOOL TIDE wun on

Sentence: Apparently for Hannah Kah, the Christmas party had already started well before the other guests had even arrived. She had really yuletiedoneon and was wandering through the neighborhood loudly singing Christmas carols, even though she's Jewish! I guess one could say she really had the Christmas spirits....

Etymology: Yuletide + tie one on (to drink with the intention of becoming intoxicated)

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COMMENTS:

cute - Nosila, 2009-12-18: 01:19:00

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Askyule

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /əˈskjul/ /uh-SKYOOL/

Sentence: One might think that it would make more sense to put the crown of candles on the head of an adult, but anyone who's ever been to a Santa Lucia celebration knows that the children are by far the least askyule people in the house.

Etymology: From askew + yule

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COMMENTS:

tilted tree ... or tilted me ... after one egg nog too many ... any tilted christmas thing ... I like the word and the meaning! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 14:34:00

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Yuletip

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: yool-tip

Sentence: Harry had too much egg nog that night and inconspicuously disappeared. They gathered over to the washroom door and peaked in. He had yuletipped with his head face down in the toilet.

Etymology: Yuletide (pertaining to the Christmas season) + tip (as in slope, slant, topple)

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Pisaster

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: peez as ter

Sentence: Brad and Kate's first Christmas together as a married couple had been one misfortune after another. It apparently is better to remove the turkey innards before stuffing the bird. Who knew eggnog was made with raw eggs? Pet poodles should not eat fresh mistletoe. Plus Brad had picked out a spindly Christmas Tree which leaned and wobbled under the weight of its decorations. It was a Pisaster Pine, decorated with bows of folly, fa la la la la la, la la la la! It was unfirgiveable, needleless to say. Kate got busy and tried to hide its flaws with tinsel and garlands, but there was no hope of making it a stately evergreen. It was a Tannenbum! When both sets of parents arrived for Christmas dinner, Kate & Brad were surprised not to be criticized for their coniferous conundrum. Brad's gruffy Dad said the only thing to do in this case, was to put some Viagra in the tree water to keep it upright. Apparently his bark was worse than his bite!

Etymology: Pisa (The leaning Tower of) & Disaster (a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune "His policies were a disaster";an event resulting in great loss and misfortune)

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Love the reference! - emdeejay, 2008-12-15: 02:52:00

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Crashkringle

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: krash-kring-guhl

Sentence: The rum to egg nog ratio was a bit askew which led to many folks ending the evening crashkringling face first on to various snowbanks across the city.

Etymology: crash + kringle (as in kris kringle)

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COMMENTS:

brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2007-12-10: 10:00:00

Indeed it is! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-10: 17:42:00

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Yulebriate

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: yool-EE-bree-eyt

Sentence: At first, Bob yulebriated with a sublime sparkle; only, in the end, to stumble and tumble into a 'silent night' of mistlethroes and noelethargy.

Etymology: YULE (OE: Christmas) & EBRIATE: to sparkle with a emotion + to make or be drunk - and all its' permutations, esp staying upright.

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Slantacaused

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /slahn'-tuh-kawzd/

Sentence: The Christmas tree was hopelessly slantacaused, looking like it was about to fallalalala, but we soon had bigger problems to worry about when Uncle Frank suddenly swooned, hiccupped, and dropped like a missletoe, cracking his Eggnoggin on the mantel.

Etymology: slant - at an oblique angle; aslant (from Middle English, slenten) + Santa-claus (from Dutch, Sinterklaas) + cause[d] - the reason for a condition or result (from Latin, causa)

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COMMENTS:

Perhaps Uncle Frank, after the knock on his 'eggnoggin' will get mental blocks for Christmas! Good word and, as always, thorough etymology! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-10: 05:06:00

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Tiltitis

Created by: mamamia

Pronunciation: til-ti-tis

Sentence: After countless attempts to get the xmas tree to stand upright, Kevin then realized he had been sold a tree that suffered from tiltitis.

Etymology: tilt-derived from the word tilt(having its original meaning) and itis usually you can find at the end of certain medical conditions.

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Damn, i hope this makes it to the b! - mamamia, 2008-12-15: 19:36:00

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Careeling

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: care-EEL-ing

Sentence: It was clear that Virgil was experiencing an over abundance of the bottled kind of Christmas spirits, as he was careeling about as he trimmed the tree and was noticeably slurring and forgetting words to the Christmas Carols he was trying to sing.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'Caroling' (Singing Christmas songs) and 'reeling' (to sway about in standing or walking, as from dizziness, intoxication, etc.; stagger) and a play on the word 'careening' (to sway or cause to sway dangerously over to one side)

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Embellishbent

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: em/bell/ish/bent

Sentence: The decorations on our tree always look like embellishbents.

Etymology: embellishment + bent

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-10: 01:39:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes Thank you purpleartichokes ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-17: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James