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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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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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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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Contramarian

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kuhn-tra-mair-ee-uhn

Sentence: ContraMarian is conversation sniper. She can and will find fault with anything that anybody says. She enjoys shooting down even the most innocent comment. Last week her skills almost brought about a disaster. She took a shot at a negasaurus and the resulting cynicism came close to creating a black hole that could have swallowed the earth. Luckily the ancient reptile was hungry and headed off in search of food.

Etymology: contrarian (a person who takes an opposing view, especially one who rejects the majority opinion) + Marian (a female given name, form of Mary)

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Negatiff

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Neg - uh - tiff

Sentence: Elmer was always a grump and no matter what topic came up in discussion he'd invariably start a negatiff with often harsh and rude contradictions.

Etymology: Blend of negative and tiff

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COMMENTS:

Great pun and word! Simply wonderful! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:33:00

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Ignoramitist

Created by: twocent

Pronunciation: ig-NO-ram-me&-tist

Sentence: As a finalist in the state's hotly contested top-five standing for "most brazen ignoramitist", Harold's voice grew louder as he corrected the officer. "I don't care what your little book there says, the law provides that a standing stop sign be regarded as a yield demarkerization in all instances of a visibly empty and/or vacant intersection!"

Etymology: Ignoramitist n. combination of ignoramus: a feigned possessor of knowledge who is, in fact, highly ignorant egoist: onw who thinks they are the center of the universe egotist: one who incessantly talks about themself

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Disagweeble

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dis-ah-gwee-bull

Sentence: Being a disagweeble led to Jane's ultimate demise. When Bob yelled "Alligator!", she felt compelled to stand there and argue that the 8-foot long beast was actually a crocodile.

Etymology: disagreeable, weeble - cuz they keep coming back at ya (and I love weebles!)

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COMMENTS:

weebles can get a round anything - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:23:00

Did everything turn out o-cay man? - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:03:00

Clever, fun, and downright cute! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:30:00

Too funny! I'm going to use this word on the next person who argues with me. - Tigger, 2008-03-12: 00:34:00

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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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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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Contrapulsive

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑntɹəˈpʊlsɪv/

Sentence: It was Daffy Duck's contrapulsive nature that did him in. "Duck season" indeed.

Etymology: From contra- +(im)pulsive

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COMMENTS:

Like Daffy we learn how to 'duck' these types of people even when they try to hunt us down! Fun, sly, witty, sentence ... just ducky! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:18:00

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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

'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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