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Orneryment

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: awr-nuh-ree-muh nt

Sentence: Sometimes you just don't want to deal with those orneryments. First you can't find the hooks, then the loop that the hooks attach to come out. Once you find the perfect spot, it's too heavy for the branch.

Etymology: Ornery: stubborn. + Ornament: an accessory, article, or detail used to beautify the appearance of something to which it is added or of which it is a part.

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Erectreedysfuntion

Created by: jermainechambers44

Pronunciation: e-rec-tree-dis-funk-tion

Sentence: Although those little blue pills solved his little problem,they had nothing to deal with the erectreedisfuntion that plagued the tree decorating party for years.

Etymology: Erect-(to stand staight up)+Tree-(large plant life form)+Dysfuntion-(to not work properly)

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Leanament

Created by: SlappyDaClown

Pronunciation: Lean-a-ment

Sentence: Did that leanament ever stand up or did you buy it that way ?

Etymology: Used by Pope Ileaneaus when refering to the 1st Nativity scene which contained a goat that refused to cooperate.

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Christmess

Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: 'kris mes

Sentence: Look at that tree. What a Christmess! Say, you're not looking too well either. Better take a break, or you might Christmess before you know it.

Etymology: Christ + mess, as in "Christ, what a mess." Christmas, as in "The relatives are over and the kids are crazy. Christ, what a mess."

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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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Treerectiledysfunction

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: tree-rek-tile-dis-funk-shun

Sentence: The large crash we heard in the middle of the night could only mean one of two things - either Rudolph had tripped over the satellite dish, or our Scotch Pine suffered from treerectiledysfunction.

Etymology: a tree in need of Viagra

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COMMENTS:

Good one, Purps! I tried to go down this path, but found it too difficult! Flaccid Navidad to you! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-10: 04:56:00

Thank you, Ozzie. Same to you! Er... maybe not. - purpleartichokes, 2007-12-10: 07:03:00

ho ho ho - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-10: 11:48:00

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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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Decorweighted

Created by: kragn

Pronunciation: dek-or-way-ted

Sentence: 1: Did you hear that Sally's tree fell over on top of her dog? 2: Well, it was pretty decorweighted.

Etymology: decorate+weight

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle Excellent word!! - libertybelle, 2007-12-10: 09:25:00

very funny to say aloud - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-10: 11:47:00

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Decoranot

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: Deck-or-not

Sentence: No matter how sturdy their tree was, Jim's favorite Christmas ornament was a decoranot. It weighed five pounds and would always make his tree lean to the right.

Etymology: "Decora" from decorate and "Not"

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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 (to be deprived of strength, or vigor; to be weakened) To deprive of strength or vigor; weaken

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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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