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Zombuying

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: zämbīng

Sentence: There’s nothing like celebrating the birth of the Jesus by wondering about the mall acting like the undead — bouncing from store to store zombuying whatever comes within range. Will they come back to painful life when the bills come due? Of corpse!

Etymology: zombie (a soulless corpse said to be revived by witchcraft) + buying (obtain in exchange for payment)

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Lurchase

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Lur-chis

Sentence: Deanne stumbled through the endless maze of brightly decorated, tinsellated, festoonyoulated and carol-playing shops, stupefied and buying random objects that caught her attention. She zomgrabitated to items of medium size and moderate cost, vaguely recalling her credit limit and dragging her stumbleboon behind her. With glazed unblinking eyes she spotted a shiny articulating hand-held kitchen whizzywidget and immediately zomplasticated it, adding her latest lurchase to her already stuponderous load.

Etymology: Lurch - brrrraaaiiinnnnsssss!!! Purchase - acquire through the dangerous use of plastic when the brain is in a zombastic state.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx I want one, too. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-17: 12:14:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-17: 13:25:00

hyperborean You're on a roll! - hyperborean, 2008-12-17: 19:20:00

Very, scary realistic story! - Nosila, 2008-12-17: 21:44:00

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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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Stupenerous

Created by: Niktionary

Pronunciation: stoo-pen-r-us

Sentence: Once Max had taken a second loan on the house to send his daughter to Cancun for her Sweet Sixteen with her 19 year old boyfriend, he realized he may have been overly stupenerous

Etymology: Stupid+ generous+ spend

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Plastickorgy

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: plas-tik-AWR-jee

Sentence: Roxie never put off till tomorrow buying what she could buy today. And she was never so happy than at Christmas time, when her uberplasticity 'maxed out' in a plastickorgy of buying "happiness" for kith and kin alike.

Etymology: Blend of PLASTIC: a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered; "do you take plastic?" [syn: credit card, plastic] TICK: , n. [Abbrev. from ticket.] Credit; trust; as, to buy on, or upon, tick. To go on trust, or credit. & ORGY: any act of immoderate indulgence; "an orgy of shopping"; "an emotional binge"; "a splurge of spending" [syn: orgy, binge, splurge]

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Trancspend

Created by: nicky

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I go to the mall around Christmas and trancspend till my wife calls and says its time to come home.

Etymology: trance, spend

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Splurjesus

Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: splur 'jee zus

Sentence: In one day, Peter splurjesused $1500 on gifts. And why wouldn't he? As a Christian, it's his duty to spend as much as possible during the holiday season.

Etymology: A portmanteau of 'splurge' and 'Jesus'; the connotation of frightening abnormality from 'bejesus'

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Autoponchuspilot

Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: auto - pawn - chus - pilot

Sentence: In a trance, combining panic and Xmas-zuberance, Ned wandered through the mall on autoponchuspilot, grabbing items from shelves with no regard for price, taste or the impact his decisions would have on others.

Etymology: autopilot + Ponchus Pilot

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COMMENTS:

How very gentile! Thumbs up!...or is that down? mmm - scrabbelicious, 2007-12-14: 09:29:00

FYI: Here's how the Bible spells it: "Pontius Pilate." - Maxine, 2007-12-14: 14:25:00

bless you, Maxine - bzav1, 2007-12-14: 14:48:00

lol, i had to laugh, good job, but pontius pilot doesn't really have anything to do with christ's birth, rather death...OH!!! Okay, I get it, yeah, death can surely come by spending too much on autopilot at xmas time. thumbs up buddy... - chaiandallthatjazz, 2007-12-16: 11:52:00

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Zombuy

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: zom-bahy

Sentence: Marsha stumbled from one store at the mall to another zombuying presents for all her family members knowing full well that she would be eating Ramen noodles for her dinners, at least, until March.

Etymology: zombie (the body of a dead person given the semblance of life, but mute and will-less, by a supernatural force, usually for some evil purpose) + buy (purchase)

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Guilt

Created by: dubld

Pronunciation: gilt

Sentence: Full of guilt, he purchased everything everyone wanted.

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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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