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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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Mymissus

Created by: amigamark

Pronunciation: my-misses

Sentence: My missus will argue till she's blue in the face that she has told me something last Tuesday, however she forgets that we were not speaking that day!

Etymology: mymissus - say no more

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Fun one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:01:00

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Rebuffy

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ribəfē

Sentence: Pete and his girlfriend were the most annoying couple around. Pete (aka RePete) would restate everything anyone said in the form of a question perhaps to create time to ponder a response. ReBuffy was a contrarian, responding negatively to anything anyone had to say. She could find fault with the most innocuous statement.

Etymology: rebuff (reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner) + Buffy (a female name)

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Gainsayaholic

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Gayn-say-a-holl-ik

Sentence: Because the historian was so determined to have his theories adopted as "fact", he habitually attacked other researchers work to the point that he became a gainsayaholic.

Etymology: Gainsay- I'm right, You're wrong, They're totally out of their tree! / aholic- Drunk on ego

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Great etymology ... great definition for aholic! Great aspect to portray ... very perceptive! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:49:00

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Negatiff

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: neg-eh-tif

Sentence: Roland almost always has a negative attitude and no matter what topic arises he invariably launches a juvenile and always bitter negatiff with much acrimony and and rude contradictions.

Etymology: Blend of 'negative' (lacking positive qualities, disagreeable) and 'tiff' (a petty quarrel)

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Disagreeabell

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: disəgrēəbbel

Sentence: Annabell can’t seem to agree with anybody. She is such a contrarian that her friends have taken to call her disagreeaBell.

Etymology: disagreeable (unpleasant or unenjoyable) + Bell (short for Annabell)

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Contradick

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: kon-trah-dik

Sentence: Cody was being a typical contradick and kept interrupting Jenny's story with a contrasting and persnickity comment. It didn't really matter whether it was a beagle or a greyhound that ran out in front of her car, she just wanted to tell the police officer that she swerved to miss a dog and hit his patrol car.

Etymology: contradict + dick (nuff said!)

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COMMENTS:

nice - galwaywegian, 2009-01-05: 12:21:00

Can't quit chuckling! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-05: 12:48:00

Very good! - TJayzz, 2009-01-06: 08:39:00

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Adverseteen

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ad vers a teen

Sentence: Joe's 14 year old girl, Ashley (or as he calls her, Cashley) will argue with him about anything. She always has to have the last word, knows it all, feels entitled to sass him, all the while spending his money like a drunk sailor on shore leave. He calls her his adverseteen.

Etymology: Adverse (in an opposing direction;contrary to your interests or welfare) & Teen (those awkward, rebellious years between chidhood and adulthood)

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Cavilrrhea

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: kav-uhl-REE-uh.

Sentence: He screeched like a contrary cockatoo; prowled like nitpicking prattlesnake - his tongue was merciless; his cavilrrhea relentless. And abderitious abraze bounded from his bottom lip like a crazed kangaroo. His statements, like taipan's fangs, sank deeply into the opinions of his family and friends. Bombastic, kookaburric, Bob looked to find fault in the best arguments of others, that even passers-by felt the painsay of his uttersnipe.

Etymology: Blend of CAVIL:to find fault unneccesarily & -RRHEA:excessive and frequent flow. TAIPAN: a large, fast, highly venomous, aust snake. ABDERITE: a scoffer, so called from Democritos, the laughing philospher. Kookaburra, aust bird known for its laughing.

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great sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:25:00

Another good one! Congrats on overall win last week!! - Stevenson0, 2008-03-11: 16:17:00

As always ... many great creates ... fun ... and so erudite! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:44:00

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Differduffer

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Diff-er-duff-er

Sentence: Louise was such a differduffer, she would continually disagree with everything. If you remarked that the sea was blue she would argue that it was pink.

Etymology: Differ(disagree vary) + Duffer(a stupid person) = Differduffer

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excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-06: 05:51:00

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Polarexpressionist

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: poe/lar/ex/press/shun/ist

Sentence: A polarexpressionist insists that everything is the direct opposite.

Etymology: polar (opposite) + expressionist

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COMMENTS:

Ah, we do think of these negative type of people as grump as a polar bear! Good one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:35:00

grumpy ... forgive my mindstick on the grumps ... grin and bear with me! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:37:00

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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