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Logoflage

Top verboticism of the day created by ErWenn

DEFINITION: v. To purchase a low-cost product and cover it with the label, or put it inside the packaging of a premium brand. n. A cheap product, which has been repackaged, or relabeled, by the consumer to make it look like an expensive brand.

Pronunciation: -ˈloʊgəˌflaʒ- -LOH-guh-Flahzh-

Sentence: If you can't tell the difference between the logoflaged version and the name brand one, you probably shouldn't spend the extra money on the original.

Etymology: from (camou)flage + logo

Created by: ErWenn.

Comments:

Agree with your perspective on this one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-03: 09:44:00

Top word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-03: 18:31:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-03: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ddove60. Thank you ddove60. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-03-03: 10:00:00
Your definition, ddove60, along with your cartoon, James, inspired so many witty, clever verboticisms today, a wonderful slate of fun words here today!

Tigger - 2008-03-03: 22:16:00
The cartoon is hilarious, by the way. I bet that 'convertible' handles great!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-04: 15:16:00
Thanks silveryaspen and Tigger! ~ James

Ilan - 2008-12-30: 20:25:00
Spirit of the stairwell strikes again! Missed my chance to submit "abbrandizement".

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-12: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by ddove60. Thank you ddove60. ~ James

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