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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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Shopperdrone

Created by: ghhshirley

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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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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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Letusowe

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: let us o

Sentence: Oh, the Crowds in the Mall are frightful,but the sales are so delightful. And since we have one week to go, letusowe, letusowe, letusowe. It doesn't show signs of stopping, And I've bought my cards for shopping, My limits are now way down low, letusowe, letusowe, letusowe! When we finally kiss goodnight, How I'll have hated going out in the store! When I get my bill I'll turn white, And hope that I don't lose the farm. The shoppers are slowly dying, And, for credit we're still applying, But as long as you love me so, letusowe, letusowe, letusowe!

Etymology: Play on "Let it Snow"...Christmas Song (apologies to Sammy Cahn & Jule Styne)...owe (to be in debt)

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Wiispreestings

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: wee - spree - stings

Sentence: Everyone in Stan's family wanted a Wii game system. As he went from store to store trying to find them, he realized that they were in short supply and cost $250.00 each. After that, he found he needed to add controllers and games in order to make them "playable". He was laying out $500.00 for each person and putting extreme mileage on his car, not to mention the time he was spending. As he tried to stay in a festive mood, he started to sing Carols as he drove all over the city. One of his new favorites became "This Wiispreestings, all day in my car, buying gifts, I travel afar. Sears and Nordstom, Best Buy and Walmart followed by the nearest bar."

Etymology: Wii (Nintendo Wii, popular video game system) Spree (engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping) Stings (cause sharp or stinging pains or discomfort)

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COMMENTS:

Wii are the Champions, my friend! Great Word and Rendition! - Nosila, 2008-12-17: 21:37:00

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Shopnosis

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: shop-no-sis

Sentence: Everyone was in a state of shopnosis, grabbing any piece of junk they could get their hands on, not paying any attention to what these objects were, their purpose or appropriateness. Uncle Moe has been as bald as a cue ball since he was 35. Imagine the surprise on his face when he sees the hair straightener that his niece bought him.

Etymology: hypnosis (an artificially induced trance state) + shop (to visit stores for purchasing goods)

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Presentension

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pres ent ten shun

Sentence: You know the feeling of presentension in the store, when you cross your fingers at the till in the hopes that your purchase of gifts won't be declined by your credit card company. It is followed by the relief of the sale actually going through. (Hopefully)

Etymology: presents & tension

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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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Ghoulcarding

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gool/card/ing

Sentence: On Christmas Eve the the malls are filled with people ghoulcarding, buying anything and everything in sight and willing to kill for it.

Etymology: ghoul (a possessed evil spirit, or demon) + gold card

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ghoulopogos word - Nosila, 2009-12-19: 01:54:00

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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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