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Buyemic

Created by: mygirlboo

Pronunciation: Buy-emic

Sentence: Did you hear about Kathy? She became buyemic during the holidays.

Etymology: Buy + Bulimic

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Clausquander

Created by: Lingoism

Pronunciation: Clau-skwon-der

Sentence: Jenny had to go to rehab after the Christmas holidays to cure herself from the Clausquander syndrome after effects.

Etymology: Claus - Santa Claus Squander - to spend or use (money, time, etc.) extravagantly or wastefully

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Masteriscarding

Created by: thejoshinator

Pronunciation: Master-is-card-ing

Sentence: Jimmy was full of excitement about Christmas and had no care for money saving, so set out masteriscarding like mad.

Etymology: Mastercard+is, which shows the master is the card (master/is/card), which is like being a zombie, controlled by the credit card. 'Is' also makes the master the credit card owner, going crazy and carding (carding is using a credit card master/is/carding).

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Felizombiebought

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: fay-lee-zom-bee-bot

Sentence: The stresstivities of the holidays proved too much for Jose, and he slipped into felizombiebought, ignoring price tags and purchasing totally inappropriate gift items for his loved ones.

Etymology: Feliz Navidad, zombie bought

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COMMENTS:

Great word!! Wish I'd thought of it. - Mustang, 2007-12-14: 07:51:00

'I want to wish you a Merry Christmas - I want to wish you a Merry Christmas - I want to wish you a Merry Christmas from the bottom of my wallet' - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-14: 10:47:00

Very clever - nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-14: 15:05:00

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Shopnosis

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: shop-noh-sis

Sentence: Stumbling through the mall in a state of shopnosis, she was glad she brought her pillow and blanket so she could have a nice sleep on one of the comfy leather couches.

Etymology: shop + hypnosis

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COMMENTS:

I like it! Deck the malls with spending folly, fa-la-la-la-lah la-la-la-lah... - Tigger, 2007-12-16: 16:33:00

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Obligiftion

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: ob lih GIF shun

Sentence: I love that feeling of obligiftion that holidays and birthdays engender. (Not.) There's nothing like spending money on someone you don't really like so that he/she doesn't talk negatively about you to other friends or relatives. It is a joy that is only exceeded by the thoughtful, useful, and attractive (not) gift that said person in turn gives you through his/her own sense of duty and obligiftion, and then expects to see displayed in your house when he/she visits.

Etymology: obligation + gift

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COMMENTS:

obligreatword! - Nosila, 2009-12-19: 01:53:00

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Trancepurchasing

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: trance-pur-chasing

Sentence: There she was, mulling through the mall trancepurchasing again.

Etymology: trance (zombie like state) Purchase (buy)

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Noelosis

Created by: jmotsch

Pronunciation: no el oh sis

Sentence: Jeb was suffering from a bad case of noelosis of the giver.

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Mastercarteblanche

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: mah-stir-cart-blahnch

Sentence: Jeff realized that giving his wife the gold card to buy his grand daughter a Christmas present would get pricey, but he never figured that she'd go all master carte blanche on him and buy up every Hannah Montana item that the stores stocked.

Etymology: Master card: credit card company + carte blanche: indiscretionary power

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COMMENTS:

Hannah is hypnotic...must buy, must buy! - Nosila, 2008-12-17: 21:46:00

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Yesmastercardia

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: yes/master/cardia

Sentence: During the holiday season I suffer from extreme yesmastercardia and let my credit card lead me like a divining rod to every overpriced bargain. I am compelled to buy for I must obey, I must obey

Etymology: yes master + master card

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COMMENTS:

kudos - bzav1, 2007-12-14: 07:40:00

...followed by mastercardial infarction when ya get the bill in January. Good word Jabber. - purpleartichokes, 2007-12-14: 08:58:00

Another great word and week! We all say yes master to you in unison. - Stevenson0, 2007-12-14: 12:41:00

or followed by attackacardia ... if you don't pay on those credit cards! This word with its yes master dominates the day the way that credit cards can dominate a life. Terrific word! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-14: 14:09:00

Bravo: another great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-14: 15:01:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-14: 01:55:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen Thank you silveryaspen ~ James

silveryaspen - 2007-12-14: 14:44:00
Liked all the words!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-17: 01:26:00
Thank you silveryaspen for the great idea ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-12-17: 19:12:00
Into the valley of malls, went the $5 hundreds ... It was the light of the charge brigade!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-18: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

'Must buy presents.'

DEFINITION: n., The wondrous, and the "wonder how I'm going to pay for it" feelings of the holiday shopping season. v., To stumble through a shopping mall like a zombie on a buying binge, grabbing anything and everything that will fit on your credit card.

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