Verboticism: Findstitute

'Honey, I was lost at the mall...'

DEFINITION: v., To find a lost item immediately after purchasing a replacement. n., An item which is lost and cannot not be found unless a replacement is purchased.

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Buyonefindone

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: buy-one-find-one

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COMMENTS:

BOFO, instead of BOGO? - Nosila, 2010-02-24: 22:06:00

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Repeek

Created by: FreakoSpeako

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I repeek a lost shoe.

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Dupelganger

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: DOOP-el-gang-er / spare-en-DIP-it-ee

Sentence: Yasmine owned four dupelgangers of "Queen's Greatest Hits." Two had been returned by boyfriends who had taken her copies, one had been found in an old backpack and one was a cassette that mysteriously appeared in her car one afternoon. Her sparendipity for that particular item was unparalleled

Etymology: dupe (dupicate) + Doppelganger (an exact duplicate of a person) / spare + (ser)endipity (unexpected discovery)

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COMMENTS:

MrDave2176 Tip to Mustang for thinking like a true genious! I Spotted yours after I wrote this. - MrDave2176, 2007-10-29: 09:17:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-29: 13:48:00

Great word and interesting etymology! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-29: 20:06:00

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Dumbasset

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (n.) dŭm-ās'-ět'; (intr. v.) dŭm-ās'-ět

Sentence: Harlan's original pair of glasses proved to be a dumbasset after he noticed them on his night stand while he was wearing the new pair he had purchased for $400.

Etymology: dumb = (Conspicuously unintelligent)+ asset = (An item that is owned)

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Replilocate

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: rep-li-lo-cate

Sentence: The only way I can find my missing things is to replilocate them. I just buy something just like them, and they come out of hiding just to mock me.

Etymology: replicate: reproduce or repeat + locate: to find

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Surromate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sur-uh-meyt

Sentence: When Darren showed up at the party with a surromate, he explained that his wife was lost at sea. Her side of the story is that she once accidentlly docked her canoe at the wrong pier.

Etymology: surrogate (a substitute) + mate (husband or wife; spouse)

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Restituition

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: res/ti/tu/i/shun

Sentence: After getting a third and final notice that her tuition, which she was sure she'd paid, was due she sent off another cheque only to learn that it had been cashed twice - what restituition

Etymology: restitution + tuition

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Substidude

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: səbstidoōd

Sentence: Now that their star has healed, the baseball team needs to figure what to do with his substidude.

Etymology: substitute (a person or thing acting or serving in place of another) + dude (a man; a guy)

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Fumbloid

Created by: pete452

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Substidude

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: səbstidoōd

Sentence: It wasn*t until she acquired a substidude that Wendy*s boyfriend started paying her much attention. Neither was all that bright. What she was left with was redumbdancy.

Etymology: substitute (a person or thing acting or serving in place of another) + dude (a man; a guy)

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cute - Nosila, 2010-02-24: 22:07:00

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