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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Disagreeabell

artr

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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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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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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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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Petticlaimant

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: pet-ee-claym-ant

Sentence: Edward wasn't sure exactly when he realized he began predicting Evelyn's petticlaimant responses to everything he said. It was at this point that the break-up was inevitable, with each encounter twisting the screws a little bit tighter.

Etymology: Petti- small + claim- to assert + ant- performer of an action

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Uniqu etymology and word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:05:00

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Rebutthead

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /ri-BUHT-hed/

Sentence: Lyle was such a rebutthead that he started an argument with the mugger who was trying to rob him, telling him that he wasn't holding the gun correctly. At first Lyle tried to demonstrate with his empty hands but the criminal was incompetent, and Lyle told him so. Frustrated, he reached for the gun to show the mugger again. Lyle is finally out of Intensive Care and recuperating nicely, although he's driving the doctors and nurses crazy.

Etymology: Rebut - to refute by evidence or argument (from Old French, rebuter "to thrust back") + Butthead - a stupid or inept person (slang: buttheads often "butt heads" with other people, but the 'anal' connotation is clear. Also, Beavis' buddy)

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Tigger, I hope the nurses and doctors gave him large needles in his rebutt! - Nosila, 2008-03-11: 01:20:00

Good word. - ErWenn, 2008-03-11: 01:34:00

very funny word and sentence. - stache, 2008-03-11: 15:02:00

Thoroughly enjoyable. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:10:00

Tigger-iffic! - Jamagra, 2008-03-11: 20:30:00

That's a good one! - diyan627, 2008-03-11: 21:06:00

Sentence and word ... clever and fun ... great pun! Marvelous creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:21:00

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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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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