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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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Chrisdisfunction

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: kriss sidd funk shun

Sentence: It was a case of "hohoho to nohoho as the tree suffered from the annual bout of Chrisdisfunction, due to the self inoculation by the erector against the cold by hipflask as he queued in the snow for the aforementioned tree.

Etymology: christmas, disfunction

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

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Tiltatree

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Fallallallallall

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fall/all/all/all/all

Sentence: It was a Christmas tradition for the carolers to carry heavily spiked eggnog to ward off the chill winds and heavy snow but by the time they got half way through their route the chorus of deck the halls seemed most appropriate as they fallallallallalled into a deep snowdrift.

Etymology: fall all + Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la.

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COMMENTS:

Heh heh...been there and done that. Excellent work - Mustang, 2008-12-15: 08:37:00

Creatively funny! My second vote for today goes to you! - logarithm, 2008-12-15: 09:36:00

artr Love it. Very funny - artr, 2008-12-15: 13:26:00

It's catchy, too. The alliteration is kinda drunken sounding. - Ismelstar, 2008-12-16: 00:07:00

Terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-17: 04:05:00

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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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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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Careeling

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ca - REEL -ing

Sentence: The 'special' eggnog that Delbert had consumed had him careeling...forgetting the words to the Carols and barely able to remain standing.

Etymology: Caroling + reeling

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Christmaskew

Created by: Ransom

Pronunciation: kris-ma-SKYOO

Sentence: After countless hours of tilting and turning, Stan was still unable to break the tree's christmaskew appearance.

Etymology: Christmas + askew

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Shimmeringdrop

Created by: gemmgemms

Pronunciation: shi-mer-ing-da-rawp

Sentence: That man is quite the shimmeringdrop at the moment, he's had so much booze he's liable to flop like a Christmas pancake.

Etymology: shimmering:out of focus ofr sparkly + drop:to fall

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Comments:

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