Verboticism: Cherholder

'Why were you looking at that girl?'

DEFINITION: n. A person who wants to monopolize all of someone's love and tries to prevent them from sharing it with others.v. To monopolize someone's love.

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Themissus

Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: the-miss-iss

Sentence: Heff wanted to spread the love, amongst other pestilences, but themissus was adamant that they were "meant to be together" and some other soppy nonsense.

Etymology: Because it's pretty much the normal behavior of women who think not being a sex-object appeals to men.

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COMMENTS:

Obvious? Maybe the themister works too. - Stevenson0, 2007-04-17: 12:56:00

See sexist etymology (just below the word "nonsense") for rebuttal. - Bulletchewer, 2007-04-17: 13:12:00

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Sin-wat

Created by: vonnegut

Pronunciation: sin-wat

Sentence: "As your husband, I'll want all your love for myself." She stared at me with widening eyes. "A sin-wat!"... "I will not marry a sin-wat." She stood. "Goodbye." "Good-bye?" I was crushed.

Etymology: Created by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., for Cat's Cradle, published in 1963.

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Valenmine

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: val/en/mine

Sentence: When he caught her deleting all of his contacts on his cell phone, Dick realised with trepidation that perhaps Julie was a valenmine.

Etymology: Valentine (your beloved one) + mine (all mine, not yours, can't have him, he's mine!)

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is that where the seven cupids work? - galwaywegian, 2007-04-17: 07:12:00

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Smotherhalf

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: smuth-er-half

Sentence: Bill's possessiveness meant he wasn't good boyfriend material. Pity the poor girl whose smotherhalf he was.

Etymology: smother (to suffocate) + other half (expression meaning one's partner or spouse)

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Erotocentric

Created by: suzanne

Pronunciation: eer -ott- oh -sent-rick

Sentence: she dropped her coffee on him in an eroticocentric attempt to get him to forget Angelina was in the room.

Etymology: Eros- god of love and lust centric - centred on focused on.

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Flirteckler

Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: flir-teck-ler

Sentence: because of her bad attitude towards love and hooking up in general, she was an annoying fliteckler to everyone around her

Etymology: flirt + heckler

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Insecuramorata

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: /in/seh/kyoor/a/mah/rah/ta

Sentence: Gina smiled as she passed by the couple walking towards her which earned the poor guy that grinned back at her a thump on the forehead by his insecuramorata.

Etymology: in·se·cure = subject to fears, doubts, etc.; not self-confident or assured: an insecure person+ Inamorata comes from Italian innamorata, feminine of innamorato, from the past participle of innamorare, "to inspire with love," from in- (from Latin) + amore, "love" (from Latin amor, from amare, "to love"). A man with whom one is in love is an inamorato.

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interesting - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-24: 16:11:00

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Amorosite

Created by: brianmcmickle

Pronunciation: ah-mor-o-site

Sentence: He could escape the constant questioning of the amorosite as she constantly redirected his attention towards her by making him feel guilty about it being directed anywhere else.

Etymology: Combination of the Spanish word Amor meaning love and the word parasite (attached to a host sucking its life force).

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COMMENTS:

Perfect! - lumina, 2008-06-24: 22:04:00

Nice word Brian. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-25: 06:38:00

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Idolinsecation

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: ahyd - l - in - si - key-shuhn

Sentence: She exited the bathroom in her new fluorescent yellow lingerie with all the confidence of darth varder at a comic-con, when she realized her boyfriend was entranced with Kirstie Alley on dancing with the stars!! Her idolinsecation would have none of that, she subtly kicked off her slipper into his eye....

Etymology: Idolization - Insecure

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Or worse yet...maybe he was staring at Bruno... - Nosila, 2011-03-23: 19:41:00

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Loveleech

Created by: meatloafster

Pronunciation: love + leech

Sentence: Sara's such a loveleech. I feel like she's got me by the balls.

Etymology: Someone who leeches love.

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COMMENTS:

lovelee - galwaywegian, 2007-04-17: 07:04:00

petaj Seems both you and Sara are suckers for love. - petaj, 2007-04-17: 07:19:00

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