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Ragtagteam

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ragtagtēm

Sentence: Doris was delighted when a couple of the girls from accounting invited her to lunch on her first day at her new job. What she couldn’t have known was they were going to ragtagteam her about her outfit. They took turns belittling her in every way. By the end of the meal she was in tears. Like a couple of K&G double agents the duo of fashionistas had disappeared into the crowd leaving Doris with a crushed spirit and the bill.

Etymology: rag (fashion) rag (rebuke severely) ragtag (untidy, disorganized) tagteam (a pair of wrestlers who fight as a team)

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Fashun

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fashən

Sentence: Jesse was all too quick to fashun anybody she felt wasn\'t trying hard enough to keep up with the latest trends. And then it happened. She made a mistake. She was in a hurry one morning and grabbed last year\'s baseball cap. She spent the day being liliculed by the very folks she loved to razz.

Etymology: fashion (a popular trend, esp. in styles of dress) + shun (persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution)

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Fauxpasderise

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Foe-par-der-ize

Sentence: Although her peers would often Fauxpasderise her, Giselle insisted on not shaving her underarm hair. Despite being frowned upon in the UK, where she came from it was perfectly acceptable.

Etymology: Faux Pas(a social blunder)Origin French 'False step'+ Derision(contemptuous ridicule or mockery) Origin Latin from deridere 'scoff at' = Fauxpasderise

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COMMENTS:

green Great word. I'll use it. - green, 2008-06-06: 12:38:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:11:00

Useful word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:07:00

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Ridicut

green

Created by: green

Pronunciation: rid- i- cut

Sentence: Jasmine could throw fashion ridicuts with such surgical precision her victim's were left speechless.

Etymology: ridicule cut

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COMMENTS:

Sharp and nasty! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 14:13:00

Sounds painfully; but I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:06:00

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Sorimom

Created by: Sabam

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Fadillory

Created by: zduck

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Debutaunting

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /deb-yoo-TAWN-ting/

Sentence: Having recieved an acedemic scholarship to an affluent university in the early 90's, Clara's family could never have afforded to pay her tuition there, not even for a quarter of a semester. Despite her best efforts to fit in, her 'thrift-shop' wardrobe made her an outcast, and she had to endure constant debutaunting from the other female students. Then, when the grunge fashion trend hit, she suddenly became popular, and those same girls were asking her for fashion tips. That's when Clara decided to focus her degree in business toward the fashion industry — so she could make a career of overcharging women like that for their obsessive preoccupation with fashion.

Etymology: Debutante - a young woman making a debut into society (from French, débuter "make the first stroke") + Taunting - making an insulting gibe or sarcasm; scornful reproach or challenge(possibly from Middle French, tanter "to tempt, try, provoke")

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 12:46:00

Clever word and sentence, Tigger - Nosila, 2008-06-06: 20:11:00

you took your time to think of that i guess good word though - PRINCESSkadi, 2008-06-08: 09:59:00

Another interesting connotation. Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:14:00

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Frockfuzz

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: FROCK+FUZZ

Sentence: Whatever she wore, she knew the frockfuzz would be judging her.

Etymology: FROCK+FUZZ. frock: a gown or dress worn by a girl or woman. fuzz: police (slang)

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Cococackle

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: kəʊ kəʊ ˈkak(ə)l

Sentence: The catwalk was Molly's playground. Never on it, Molly was an observer who could not and would not curb her cococackling for any body,

Etymology: "CoCo" Chanel - pioneering French fashion designer - meets a raving lunatic squawking bird prone to "Cackle" - raucous clucking cry of a bird -

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Fadger

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: fad/ger

Sentence: Jenny was a stuck up fashion bitch who loved to fadger anyone not wearing the latest in style fashion designer label.

Etymology: FADGER - verb - from FAD (a temporary fashion) + BADGER (to harass, pester, nag)

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