Verboticism: Grewwwwm

'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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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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Pugiene

Created by: callmedump1

Pronunciation: pújeen

Sentence: It is disguting to see people pugiene,which is totally uncalled-for.

Etymology: public+hygiene

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Exhibitionalgrommer

Created by: Mindy1955

Pronunciation: ex-hi-bi-tion-al-gru-mer

Sentence: The exhibitionalgrommer got great pleasure out of forcing others to watch him clean and maintain his appearance. The more disgusting the greater the pleasure.

Etymology: Middle English, this phenomenon has been present since the begining of man.

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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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Grossgienist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gross + hygiene

Sentence: He is the ultimate grossgienist, cleaning the wax out of his ears on the subway and depositing under the seat.

Etymology: gross + hygiene

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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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Whygeine

Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: why-gene

Sentence: Instead of personal hygeine, stanley seemed to focus on public whygeine. Do you think my toenails are too long? he would ask. No one seemed willing to respond.

Etymology: why + hygiene

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Scablutionist

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: scab/blew/shun/ist

Sentence: Scott was a diehard scablutionist who loved to pick his scabs in public.

Etymology: scab + ablution + exhibitionist

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Grossogroomer

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: grossogroomer: grohs - oh - groom - her

Sentence: Mary clipped her nails, including her toe nails by biting them ... what a grossogroomer.

Etymology: grossogroomer: gross for disgusting ... groomer ... for the disgusting inappropriate grooming action.

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Malaproprimp

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: mal-ap-ruh-prĭmp

Sentence: Gina's malaproprimp act was not a good idea. She never saw the deer she at 65 mph. She was busy applying her mascara.

Etymology: malapropos: Inappropriate; out of place; inopportune. + primp: To dress or groom (oneself) with meticulous or excessive attention to detail.

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 14:08:00

Very good word! - Mustang, 2007-12-07: 17:41:00

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