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'Look out! Here comes a truck!'

DEFINITION: v. To habitually object to and contradict other people's statements, especially if they include any facts or opinions. n. A person who finds fault what other people say no matter what it is, and lets them know it.

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Nayplayer

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: nay - play - er

Sentence: Patience and Archer were playing Scrabble. Archer added a 'n' to dam. "Bad word" observed Patience. "Good Word" Archer grumpled. Patience added 'a-t-i-o-n' to the damn, racking up a triple word score. "Nice big score" Patience crowed. "Rotten for me!" Archer cried, shooting it down. "I win" declared Patience. "Lose her" Archer murmurred, then asked "Another, game? Yes?" He was so exassperating, such a nayplayer! "No way!" Patience contrahit him back!

Etymology: Nay: negative response. Player: one who takes part. PLay on the expression nay sayer.

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nice word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:22:00

Short,simple and apt! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:08:00

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Obtrite

Created by: bigveg

Pronunciation: ob-trite

Sentence: she was so mad she shouted right!, i've had enough of all your sh*te, there will be no love for you tonight, if you don't quit your act obtrite!

Etymology: obtuse: lacking intellectual acuity - trite: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

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COMMENTS:

Rhymes are fun any time. Good word, too! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 20:54:00

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Beatyadown

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: BEET YA DOW N

Sentence: That little beatyadown Tracy has always gotta stick her stringy haired head into my business, when all she bbe sticking it into an oven!

Etymology: years of dating the ladies.

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COMMENTS:

UHT OH! You need to pick a different type of women to date! Your word expresses the harshness of the feeling and meaning of the definition! Very strong word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:42:00

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Hipsterjection

Created by: brasstax82

Pronunciation: hip-stir-ject-shun

Sentence: Tom quickly realized in the apple store that the rumors he heard weren't as stupid as he thought, but he was just falling victim of constant hipsterjection after hipsterjection.

Etymology: Hipsters- Duches that constantly correct or disagree with people. Objection- to disagree with

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Arguenaut

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: argue-nought

Sentence: Jason was on the point of jumping overboard, prematurely ending his voyage. Due to a typo in the job ad, he had a crew of arguenauts and now the ship was going round in circles while they all disagreed on the course.

Etymology: argue (disagree strongly) + argonaut (someone seeking dangerous but rewarding adventure)

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:23:00

Very clever; good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 18:52:00

Excellent! - Jamagra, 2008-03-11: 20:29:00

Funtastic! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:28:00

By Zeus, you have a good word there. That's what they should call the Toronto football team! - Nosila, 2008-03-11: 22:32:00

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Emendophob

kashman

Created by: kashman

Pronunciation: emend-o-foob

Sentence: Mike was such an emendophob that all his co-workers avoided inviting him to their conversations and meetings. This led to Mike believing that everyone was jealous of his superior knowledge.

Etymology: emend (to correct) + o + phob (someone displaying irrational and obsessive behavior)

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Always good to see unique words in the etymology. Good strong word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:11:00

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Analinguist

youmustvotenato

Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: Anal-linguist

Sentence: Must you really be a smartmouth like that? You're such an analinguist

Etymology: Anal-uptight linguist-language

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Negatiff

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: NEG-uh-tif

Sentence: Ferdinand always seemed to be sporting a negative attitude and no matter what topic came up he'd invariably launch an often juvenile and always bitter negatiff with acrimonious and rude contradictions.

Etymology: Blend of negative and tiff

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good word blend, know a few negatiffers myself! - mweinmann, 2009-01-05: 16:24:00

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Counterpainintheass

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cown/tur/pane/in/the/ass

Sentence: Sometimes Sally was such a counterpainintheass that it was impossible to carry on a conversation with her.

Etymology: counter (contrary)+ pain in the ass + counterpane (blanket)

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Well put ... they do tend to throw a wet blanket on everything. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-05: 12:50:00

Funny! Funny - TJayzz, 2009-01-05: 13:12:00

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Literalitate

DevynAlexanderSkyeHarris

Created by: DevynAlexanderSkyeHarris

Pronunciation: Litter-uhll-it-tate

Sentence: "Oh I am a writer, not an artist or anything." Niiloxsi brushed off Mudulin's comment softly. "That still makes you an artist Niilo my brother. You never say what you mean its so annoying!" Niiloxsi shot back white hot and retorted, "Yeah well at least I'm not literalitating everyone all the time, constantly correcting them when you know very well what they meant you literalitator!"

Etymology: 1. Literal: Exact meaning, definition or intention. 2.Irritate: To annoy or bother repetitiously.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-03-11: 21:51:00
Well done, Biscotti and James!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-12: 00:06:00
Thank you Silvery! I won't rebutt a compliment. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-20: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James