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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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Yulersdroop

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: YOOL-uhs-droop

Sentence: It was a sad case of yulersdroop as Bob's Christmas tree lay limp, in the sagging silence of the night, in a gloomy, groggy mistlethroe of dejected detumescence

Etymology: Yule, n. [OE. yol, [yogh]ol, AS. ge['o]l; akin to ge['o]la December or January, Icel. j[=o]l Yule, Ylir the name of a winter month, Sw. jul Christmas, Dan. juul, Goth. jiuleis November or December. Cf. Jolly.] Christmas or Christmastide; the feast of the Nativity of our Savior. Anglo-Saxons' name for a two-month midwinter season corresponding to Roman December and January. DROOP: sagging, sinking, bending, hanging down, as fro weakness or lack of support.

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COMMENTS:

sad indeed - perhaps a little gin in the water dish would perk it up - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-15: 11:45:00

It was pining for the fjords of Norway. - Nosila, 2008-12-15: 19:57:00

metrohumanx Finland Finland Finland- The country where I long to be..... - metrohumanx, 2008-12-16: 19:35:00

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Cheerleaner

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: cheer - leen - ur

Sentence: Every year, the Moose Lodge got the guys together and went carolling around the community. It was quite festive and always got Murray in the spirit of things. This year, he was the cheerleaner of the group as he made the mistake of "having a few" with his buddies first.

Etymology: cheer (source of joy or happiness as in "holiday cheer).... lean (To bend or slant away from the vertical). Also a play on the word cheerleader (one who leads cheers)....

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COMMENTS:

apolloedge Perfect! - apolloedge, 2008-12-15: 22:15:00

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Christmasculated

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: kris/mas/kyuh/leyt/ed

Sentence: During our annual neigbourhood caroling, John's six eggnog and rum completely christmasculated him and it took two carolers to drag him around from house to house.

Etymology: Christmas + emasculated (flaccid, drooping)

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Intinselated

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: in tin syl ate

Sentence: Every year, Aunt Thelma would light the candles, put on some Christmas music, and pour herself a Doctor Wilson before trimming the Christmas tree. At first, every ornament was carefully hung in the perfect spot but, long after midnight (and seven or eight Doctor Wilsons) she would be so intinselated that she would begin hurling ornaments at the tree until she was satisfied it was complete. Then Uncle Stan carried her off to bed.

Etymology: intoxicated + tinsel

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COMMENTS:

Great word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-17: 04:06:00

Is that a personal story? - mrowka, 2008-12-18: 23:34:00

That's a funny word and sentence! Good Job! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-24: 07:14:00

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Tiltatree

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

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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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Treerectiledysfunkshun

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Tree-Rec-Tile-DIS-FUNK-SHUN

Sentence: The poor sap had a it bad. The treerectiledysfunkshun had developed over night and left us all feeling a bit droopy.

Etymology: Erection and Viagara and Limpy Poppa

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COMMENTS:

Dude, mine was SOOOO first! - idavecook, 2007-12-10: 18:13:00

Hehe! Guess you just Christmissed it! Hope ya don't feel like a recycled fruitcake. Merry everything idave! - purpleartichokes, 2007-12-10: 19:35:00

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Yuletiedoneon

karenanne

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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Tiltenbaum

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: tilt-en-bawm

Sentence: "O Tiltenbaum, O Tiltenbaum, How angled are your branches! O Tiltenbaum, O Tiltenbaum, How can I fill all your patches?"

Etymology: Tilt + Tannenbaum.

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COMMENTS:

this is the best so far! lol love it! - chaiandallthatjazz, 2007-12-10: 10:14:00

Great word!! - Mustang, 2007-12-10: 16:45:00

EXCELLENT! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-10: 17:47:00

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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

'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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