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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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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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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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Cockedlymerry

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: cockedlymerry ... kok-ed-lee-mer-ree

Sentence: My cockedlymerry family put up a cockedly merry tree.

Etymology: cockedlymerry: cocked meaning tilted or at an angle. ly meaning like. merry meaning happy like you get during the Christmas holidays.

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Floornament

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: flor/na/ment

Sentence: When we headed off to bed Christmas Eve our beautiful woodland tree was bedecked in the finest glass ornaments. Alas, Christmas morning the tree was bare and the carpet was littered with broken floornaments.

Etymology: ornament + floor

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COMMENTS:

Excellent word with wider application! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-10: 17:48:00

Love it Jabber! - purpleartichokes, 2007-12-10: 19:28:00

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Slanta

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: slantÉ™

Sentence: Tim is full of the Christmas spirit. More accurately he is full of Christmas spirits. He is a regular Slanta. Upright is not in his current skill set. Another cup of nog and it could be a case of Slanta Crawls.

Etymology: slant (slope or lean in a particular direction) + Santa (an imaginary figure said to bring presents for children on Christmas)

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Fallsamfir

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: fall-some-fur

Sentence: We've tried three different tree stands, placing all the ornaments on one side to balance the weight and even drilling a few branches into the wall but the darned tree keeps falling over; the Christmas tree that Lenny brought home is a genuine fallsam fir.

Etymology: balsam fir; evergreen tree traditionally used as a Christmas Tree + fall

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metrohumanx Kinda like "Folsam Prison Blues", nay? - metrohumanx, 2008-12-17: 01:06:00

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Tiltinsel

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: tIlt-tIn-sEl

Sentence: Our Christmas tree last year was a tiltinsel that we jokingly called it a gay Christmas tree for it just wouldn't stand up straight.

Etymology: 1) Tilt: to lean on one side or in one direction; be or become inclined or slanted. 2) Tinsel: a glittering material with a metallic appearance that is produced in strips, sheets, or the like and used for its decorative effect, esp. at Christmas.

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Blitzened

Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: blits + end

Sentence: I got totally blitzened at the staff Chistmas party, and knocked the full punch bowl into the boss's wife's lap, during my karaoke rendition of O Holy Night.

Etymology: drunk + the reindeer harnessed beside Donder

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well you did 'fall on your knees' but did you 'hear the angel voices'? - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-10: 16:16:00

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

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

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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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Christmasculate

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: CHRISTMASCULATE - from CHRISTMAS + EMASCULATE (drooping, flaccid)

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Hope he didnt lose his baubles. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-17: 04:08:00

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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