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'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Wishwreck

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: wuish - rek

Sentence: Oliver was the victim of a wishwreck this week. This often happened to him. He would build up a fantasy about something or someone in his mind and when he finally got what he wanted, reality was often disappointing.

Etymology: wish, wreck

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artr Reality is for those who lack imagination - artr, 2009-07-28: 09:39:00

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Wishboned

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wishbohnd

Sentence: The young comedian wanted more than anything to make the beautiful blonde in the front row laugh. He was completely wishboned when she started braying like a donkey with hiccups.

Etymology: wish (desire)+ boned (screwed)

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Boomafy

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation:

Sentence: One beer left, but it was flat! Boomafied again!

Etymology: Boom from Boomarang to turn upon oneself, and fy, from gratify to gratify...

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Wishysquashy

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wishēskwäshē

Sentence: Wendel and Joanne are almost a perfect couple. Every time he presents one of his wishywashy ideas she is all too willing to give it a wishysquashy treatment. Should he ask for a back rub, she will give him one that leaves him with such a backache that he wishes he had never asked.

Etymology: wishy-washy (feeble or insipid in quality or character; lacking strength or boldness) + squash (firmly reject)

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Dayscreaming

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dāskrēming

Sentence: His mother always told him, \"be careful what you wish for\" and now he knew why. Ever since he had taken up boxing to get in shape Sidney would daydream about being good enough to go pro. Now, sitting in the ring across from the champ, his daydreaming had turned into dayscreaming. It was a full-fledged daymare. Sure, it was just a charity exhibition match but the look in the champ\'s eyes when Sidney teased him about his pink trunks left him hoping that his teeth were well anchored.

Etymology: daydreaming (a series of pleasant thoughts that distract one\'s attention from the present) + screaming (give a long, loud, piercing cry or cries expressing excitement, great emotion, or pain)

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- good word! - splendiction, 2009-07-28: 20:26:00

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Xenonym

Created by: Xenonym

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Desirefluous

Created by: thedreness

Pronunciation: Dee-zigh-err-flu-us

Sentence: To gaze into her yearning eyes longingly was sufficient. To have her boyfriend come from their table to mine to ask me if I had a problem was desirefluous...

Etymology: Desire + Superfluous

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Diswishillia

Created by: danboaz

Pronunciation: dis-wish-illia

Sentence: Carl was plagued with his curse of diswishillia, a disease you would not want to wish on your wordt enemy

Etymology: dis: away, wish + illia: disease

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Semanticism

Created by: iceburgamy

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Wishfulfoulment

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: wish full foul ment

Sentence: He stopped tossing his ball from hand to hand for a moment. Slowly swaying his way was a hot princess...oh if he could only just speak to her. He accidentally dropped his ball. She picked it up. “I like this ball, can I keep it?” He stared, unable to speak. She noticed HIM!? She screached, “Stop staring at me! I guess I’ll keep it!” Sometimes wishfulfoulments will happen.

Etymology: A play on "wishfulfillment", "foul".

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 10:21:00
ATTENTION ALL PLAYERS: Round One is ending today and we will be declaring the first official Verbotomy winner!

We will start Round Two on Monday with fresh scores -- i.e. everyone starts with zero!

So please cast your final votes for this round's verboticisms today. Good luck!

wordmeister - 2006-11-24: 11:16:00
Good word chris. I have been giftmiffed a few times. Hey, does anyone know what the official title will be for the game winner? They should be able to come up with a good title. How about adding "VbD" to the playername since the winner should be awarded a "Doctorate in Verbotomy".

- 2006-11-24: 11:40:00
The winner (mother?) will be drunk with the power, so how about "Verbloto"?

- 2006-11-24: 11:48:00
Mother drunk?? Never!!! (heavy sarcasm)

- 2006-11-24: 11:50:00
the two styles of drawings seem blended now - very cool

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 13:49:00
Thanks!

deadpanwalking - 2006-12-05: 11:09:00
My vote's for Mother. Consistently clever. Having said that ... watch your back in round 2!