Verboticism: Whygiene

'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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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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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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Publigroom

Created by: Tricou

Pronunciation: pub-la-groom

Sentence: He noticed people staring at him while he publigroomed.

Etymology: publi; as in public: groom; root word of groomer

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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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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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Repugroomnant

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Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Re pu groom nant

Sentence: Ted was notorious for his repugroomnant habits to an extent that the public would quickly congeal outside a radius that was particular to the day's specific offenses. When he takes his shoes off to trim his nails, the radius of empty space is especially large...

Etymology: Repugnant & groom

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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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COMMENTS:

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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Snortforgle

Created by: munkton

Pronunciation: snort forgle

Sentence: Old yeller would snortforgle away all of his spare time

Etymology: uncertain

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COMMENTS:

your word is far out ... so far out! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:04:00

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Primpimp

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Primp + pimp

Sentence: Elwood regarded himself as a suave and debonair stud and would pass up no opportunity to primpimp, no matter where he was or who may be watching

Etymology: Primp + pimp

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COMMENTS:

Good one! - Stevenson0, 2007-12-07: 15:16:00

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Preenoccupied

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: preen/awk/yu/pied

Sentence: Sally was so preenoccupied that she brought her whole makeup kit with her wherever she went. She sometimes used the reflection from a fellow passenger's glasses to adjust her lipstick.

Etymology: preen + preoccupied

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