Verboticism: Whygeine

'Excuse me, but are you giving us your full attention?'

DEFINITION: v. , To groom oneself in inappropriate places or at inappropriate times n., A person who practices personal hygiene in public places.

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Prinkadillo

Created by: teriaki

Pronunciation: PRINK-uh-DIL-oh

Sentence: An uncomfortable silence spread across the room when the guest speaker interrupted his own sentence to dislodge an offending food particle from his teeth. Seemingly unaware the prinkadillo, he continued from precisely where he had stopped.

Etymology: Eng. prink 'to primp, dress, or groom oneself with elaborate care' + Eng. peccadillo 'small offense' from L. peccatum 'transgression'

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Prinkompoop

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: PRIN-kuhm-poop

Sentence: Bob thought that he was "groomed-to-zoom", but too many "hairs in the butter" by Bob, a persistent prinkompoop, seemed more likely to lead to gloom.

Etymology: Blend of PRINK: to preen, to groom oneself, to smarten up oneself; NINCOMPOOP: one who acts foolishly - enough & esp not to know when & where to groom. HAIRS IN THE BUTTER (sl) a delicate situation. GROOMED TO ZOOM (sl): well dressed & preened.

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 13:59:00

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Vanityflair

Created by: psi4got

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Sentence: Ellen was completely oblivious that her vanityflair caused others to stare in disgust and amazement. She simply assumed everyone loved looking at her when, in fact, they couldn't look away as she trimmed her toenails and plucked nose hairs regardless of social conventions.

Etymology: She's so vain. I'll bet she thinks this moment is about her.

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COMMENTS:

good word - Nosila, 2010-03-30: 23:15:00

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Obliviprimp

Created by: ReputedTart

Pronunciation: o-bliv-uh-primp

Sentence: Forensics made a quick determination that the car accident had been caused by an obliviprimp when they saw the tray of makeup attached to the dashboard.

Etymology: Oblivious + primp

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Inapproprimp

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: in-ap-pro-primp

Sentence: She thought he would be the perfect groom until he engaged in inapproprimp behavior at her parent's dinner table. He combed his hair, picked his teeth and dug wax out of his ears. Sensing their revulsion, she immediately called off the wedding and decided to look elsewhere for a mate. Although he acted heartbroken when she told him, he was delighted to see that his scheme worked. To celebrate his freedom, he took all his buddies down to the tavern where they could all be rude and inappropriate, and engage in regular guy behavior with impunity.

Etymology: inappropriate: improper, unsuitable or untimely + primp: dress or groom with meticulous attention to detail

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Publiflosser

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pəbliflôsər

Sentence: Tim was almost invisible as he rode the bus, not because nobody noticed him but because nobody wanted to acknowledge a publiflosser. Ever since the dentist found his first cavity, he had become obsessed with his oral hygiene.

Etymology: public (open to or shared by all the people of an area) + Floss (clean between (one's teeth) with dental floss)

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Exhigienist

Created by: IllmaticKD

Pronunciation: Ex'hy'gene'ist

Sentence: The abhorrent display of Rodney's blatant exhigienist behavior was very unsettling, his bikini-line wasn't maintained very well.

Etymology: noun; the melding of the words exhibitionist and hygiene. Also see exhigienism.

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Korinne Rodney!!! LOL. Good one! - Korinne, 2007-12-07: 23:34:00

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Poputend

Created by: Abraxised

Pronunciation: pop-uet-end

Sentence: Are you poputending right now?

Etymology: populace (the people living in a particular country or area), tend (to prepare physically

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Horrigienics

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hor/i/jen/niks

Sentence: Unaware he was performing a series of horrigienics in front of the passengers on the south-bound 7:52 AM crowded Yonge Street subway train, Joe proceeded to remove his socks and shoes and clip his toe nails and finger nails, brush a layer of dandruff from his head to his lap, clean the wax out of both ears and snip a dozen, or so nose hairs in preparation for his 9:00 AM job interview downtown.

Etymology: HORRIGIENICS - noun - from HORRID (shockingly dreadful; abominable; extremely unpleasant, or disagreeable) + HYGIENICS (the practice and promotion of one's health)

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Sounds like Joe was way overdue for some personal 'sanitation' - Mustang, 2008-10-31: 05:20:00

As my hug's brother, now about 48 used to say at age 5, "That's grossp." Yeah, with a P. *ha* - lumina, 2008-10-31: 13:12:00

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Commanicure

Created by: hendrixius

Pronunciation: /kah-man-uh-kure/

Sentence: I can't believe Suzy insists on commanicuring her toenails in the middle of her commencement address...

Etymology: "common" and "manicure"

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at least she wasn't commandomanicuring - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 14:01:00

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