Verboticism: Pickanmix

'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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Preenoccupied

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: preen/aw/ku/pyed

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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COMMENTS:

Maybe Sally was lipstick, but not lippy! Very good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-09: 16:02:00

Right on ... from the way it pops off the tongue to the way it hits the brain - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:06:00

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Uninhibagroom

Korinne

Created by: Korinne

Pronunciation: Un-in-hib-a-groom

Sentence: Simon has always made himself "at home" whereever regardless of context. He's been known to uninhibagroom various locations of his body, including trim his pubs, in the most public of places. Simon is a uninhibagroomer.

Etymology: Uninhibited + Grooming

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Toejammer

Created by: looseball

Pronunciation: toe+jamm-er

Sentence: He's a toejammer,every time I see him he's picken his nose or diggen at his butt,or pulling white cheese from under his arm pit's.

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Repugroomnant

zxvasdf

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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Commanicure

Created by: hendrixius

Pronunciation: /kah-man-uh-kure/

Sentence: I can't believe Suzy insists on commanicuring her toenails in the middle of her commencement address...

Etymology: "common" and "manicure"

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COMMENTS:

at least she wasn't commandomanicuring - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 14:01:00

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Fauxpolish

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: foh-PAHL-ihsh

Sentence: Alex's girlfriend of six months was on thin ice when she fauxpolished her make-up in the middle of his great-great-auntie's funeral.

Etymology: faux pas + polish (to polish one's appearance, or nail polish)

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COMMENTS:

Yup, waaaaay off my game. - mplsbohemian, 2007-12-09: 12:01:00

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Inappropreen

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: in-un-proh-preen

Sentence: While she ate her yogurt on the subway, and to her horror she heard the disturbing sound of "click, click" behind her. As her stomach flipped, she saw someone inappropreening behind her, she quickly covered her yogurt so the shards of toenails wouldn't contaminate it.

Etymology: inappropriate + preen

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COMMENTS:

Love the word -- the sentence makes me nauseous. Great job!! - Tigger, 2007-12-07: 22:48:00

Great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-09: 15:52:00

love the onomatopoeia of the p's in that word ... and you know what it means without looking it up! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:00:00

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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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Dreadicure

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: dred/i/cure

Sentence: Jim had no clue how disgusting it was each time he brought out his "man bag" and started with his monthly dreadicure right there in the living room. To make matters worse, he just let the clippings fly where they may, thinking it was hilarious each time Bud the dog would catch one in his mouth. Yeah, we was a real prince.

Etymology: dread + pedicure = dreadicure

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COMMENTS:

yuck - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-31: 13:45:00

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Exhibygienic

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: eksəbījenik

Sentence: Maybe it is because she was raised in a commune where everything was done in a group setting, maybe because she is an only-child, but Sunshine*s employer didn*t seem to appreciate her exhibygienic ways. For some strange reason they chastised her for applying deodorant and brushing her teeth while she did her work as a receptionist.

Etymology: exhibitionist (extravagant behavior that is intended to attract attention to oneself) + hygienic (being clean; sanitary)

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