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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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Uberplasticity

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: ew-burr-PLAS-tiss-ee-tee

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' buying "happiness" for kith and kin.

Etymology: Combination of "UBER" in recent coinages extreme, over the top & beyond the norm + PLASTIC: "the plastic" slang term for a credit card + -ITY: state or condition. *

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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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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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Wassale

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: wassail

Sentence: Here we go a wassaling, among the deals so keen, and here we come a wandring back home venting spleen. Debt and woe, come to you and to you your wassale too. And God dammit, I've spent way too much again.. and God take me before the bill arrives.

Etymology: wassail + sale

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COMMENTS:

Ain't it great re-lyricking old carols! We should make a CD of New Old Carols with modern words....I can see them now stocked up beside Chia Pets in Walmart! - Nosila, 2008-12-17: 21:40:00

petaj Dingdong merrily lay-by, All round the tills are ringing, Doggone verily we buy, our plastic cards aflinging. Gloria, how's Anna's debt extending? - petaj, 2008-12-18: 05:39:00

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

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Stupemaxifaction

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: STOOP-ih-max-ih-faction

Sentence: Ebinezer flung back the musty curtains and threw open the frosty windows which looked down upon the busy village street below. Pure snow slightly muffled the sound of silver sleighbells and cash registers, but gladdened the heart of the old ex-skinflint deep within him. Barely pausing for his boots and top hat, Ebinezer could not wait to immerse himself in this STUPEMAXIFACTION which seemed to fill everyone with the profound joy of giving which had eluded him for so long. Now if only that 48 inch plasma HDTV was still in the shop window.....Ho Ho HO !

Etymology: STUPEfy+MAXImize+satisFACTION= STUPEMAXIFACTION.....STUPEFY:to make stupid, groggy, or insensible,the state of being stupefied by intoxicants or pervasive jolliness; Middle English stupifien, modification of Latin stupefacere, from stup─ôre to be astonished + facere to make, do .....MAXIMIZE:the greatest quantity or value attainable or spent, an upper limit allowed (as by a legal authority or one's credit rating); Latin, neuter of maximus biggest.....SATISFACTION:the payment through penance of the temporal punishment incurred by a sin or excessive credit abuse, fulfillment of a need or want,no matter how costly,the quality or state of being satisfied, no matter how briefly; Sixties English,Can't get no,Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin satisfaction-, satisfactio, from Latin, reparation, amends, from satisfacere to satisfy.Hey Hey Hey.

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metrohumanx Is it Christmas yet? http://isitchristmas.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-12-17: 00:32:00

metrohumanx Trusting a crackhead to do all your shopping...Obnoxious alkies who talk without stopping...Drunken pole dancers with gold nipple rings...These are a few of my favorite things. (not really) - metrohumanx, 2008-12-17: 00:49:00

metrohumanx That was an original MetrohumanX musical contribution. All together now... - metrohumanx, 2008-12-17: 00:51:00

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Giftguiltawish

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: gift - gilt - a - wish

Sentence: Nancy was overtaken with an extreme sense of giftguiltawish. This caused her to spend endless amounts of money and time buying everyone she had even talked to during the year with a gift during the holiday season.

Etymology: Gift (something given willingly, eg as a present)+ Guilt (Self-reproach for supposed inadequacy) + Wish (Something desired or longed for)

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Mesmeryuleogy

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: mez-mer-YULE-oh-gee

Sentence: With their brains completely befuddled by the frantic shopping spree Brad and Linda offered one another sincere mesmeryuleogy at all the great buys they were making, not realizing they had maxed out 4 credit cards and were working on a fifth with purchases of what was likely to find it's way to the recesses of closets of their friends.

Etymology: Blend of mesmerized (spellbound), Yule (Christmas, or the Christmas season) and Eulogize (to praise highly)

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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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