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'What do you think of my latest dance moves?'

DEFINITION: n. A person who, despite professional lessons and incessant practice, cannot dance without looking like a ruptured goose. v. To dance in an awkward or clumsy manner.

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Top verboticism of the day created by Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: roo-dofe-nurdy-ev

Sentence: Anna Pavlova's boyfriend thought he was the most graceful dancer on the floor but his bone crunching side kicks earned him the nickname rudeoafnerdyev.

Etymology: rude (clumsy) + oaf (awkward lout)+ nerdy + Rudolf Nureyev

Created by: Jabberwocky.


It is tutu much for us! - Nosila, 2009-07-11: 01:40:00

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Twoleftfeetwoodmac: /too-left-feet-wood-mac/ Twoleftfeetwoodmac was a terror on the dance floor. Etymology: two left feet + wood + fleetwood mac Created by: porsche.

Beakdancing: /beek-dans-ing/ Colin thought he was the epitome of 'urban' dancefloor choreography and irresistable to the ladies. In reality he was beakdancing, flapping and webbing all over the place like a hyperactive cockerel. He might find he was a hit with the birds after all; the feathered variety! Etymology: beak - the bill of a bird; breakdancing - acrobatic street dancing, orgins related to hip hop music Created by: Rutilus.


great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-29: 10:41:00

Get Down! - Nosila, 2008-05-29: 22:51:00

Very good. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-30: 06:46:00

Appallroomdancer: /ap-all-rume-dan-sur/ Jose was a famous appallroomdancer. People shrank back in horror when he was on the floor. Etymology: appall (fill with horror) + ball room dancer Created by: bookowl.


Been there, done that. - Mustang, 2008-05-29: 18:17:00

Good one, doubt he danced at the Appallo Theatre, too! - Nosila, 2008-05-30: 01:10:00

Nice one. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-30: 06:45:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-29: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

Mustang - 2008-05-29: 18:13:00
Michael's dancing sounds just like mine. Great word!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-10: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

mrskellyscl mrskellyscl - 2009-07-10: 09:49:00
Whatup with the \\\\\\that appears whenever I type a quote or apostrophe?

artr artr - 2009-07-13: 13:25:00
Guest artist? New style? Reminds me a bit of Shel Silverstein.

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