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Perfumiogate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pərfyoōməgāt

Sentence: Trudy was once told by a less-than-discreet boss that she might want to use a stronger deodorant. Her response was to perfumigate her body. If you were to visit her workplace you'd think that most of her coworkers were ill with all of the coughing and runny, red eyes. Strangely none of this occurs when she is absent.

Etymology: perfume (a fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and spices, used to impart a pleasant smell to one's body or clothes) + fumigate (apply the fumes of certain chemicals to (an area) to disinfect it or to rid it of vermin)

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Odorium

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Ecscentric

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ek sent rik

Sentence: coco was very ecscentric, using chanel no5 to disguise the faxct that she smelt more like canal no5, directly after the fish kill.

Etymology: eccentric, scent

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COMMENTS:

your sentence is a bit fishy but funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:45:00

Great word ... strong sentence, so strong i can smell coco from here. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:27:00

Ah, she wore it just for the halibut... - Nosila, 2009-01-23: 23:28:00

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Perfumigate

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: per-fume-i-gate

Sentence: I didn't have time to shower. I could mitigate the bed head with enough product--the wet look is in again, right?--but what to do about my gameyness? I decided to perfumigate, but didn't have any of my signature scents available. I ducked into a convenience store, grabbed the latest issue of Vogue and rubbed all the perfume samples all over my dirty jeans and shirt. On the upside, I got a whole section to myself in the movie theater!

Etymology: Perfume combined with fumigate

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COMMENTS:

artr I hate it when someone steals my word before I thought of it. PERFECT! :-) - artr, 2009-01-23: 05:55:00

very good - galwaywegian, 2009-01-23: 08:06:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-01-23: 17:13:00

A witigate no one could litigate! - Nosila, 2009-01-23: 23:35:00

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Scentimentalist

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (n.) sěn'tə-měn'tl-ĭst' (v.)sěn'tə-měn'tl-īz'

Sentence: Meagan, ever the scentimentalist, manages to shave precious minutes off her morning routine by plying herself with the of the perfume and body spray samples at the bottom of her makeup drawer.

Etymology: scent + [sent]imental + -ist

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COMMENTS:

Nice word. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:33:00

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Odorpowering

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: ooo - dore - pou - ering

Sentence: Jack's Cologne was always so odorpowering that instead of turning him into the female "HiJack" machine that he believed himself to be, he often found himself alone.

Etymology: Odor + Overpowering >> Odor (Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume; A strong, pervasive quality) Overpowering (overcoming or overwhelming; affect or impress excessively)

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COMMENTS:

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:46:00

wonderfully witty - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:36:00

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Offscentsive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: off sent siv

Sentence: Estee Louder did not do anything by half. Even her perfume was triple applied and you could smell her coming a block away. When she started in the new office, people's attendance started to drop and it was found that they were all allergic to her strong perfume. They found her offscentsive. When management investigated, they asked where she had transferred in from. Cologne, Germany was the reply.

Etymology: Offensive (causing or able to cause nausea) & Scent (odor, perfume, aroma, smell)

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Youreeka

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: yew-REEK-uh

Sentence: Eureka! thought Jan when she came up with what she thought was the very clever idea of bypassing a shower and simply doubling up on deodorant spray, but her friends and acquaintances silently shouted 'youreeka' whenever they got close to her.

Etymology: Blend of you and reek, word play on the word 'eureka'.

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:45:00

Great word - TJayzz, 2009-01-23: 14:16:00

Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:13:00

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Scentipede

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sent a peed

Sentence: Flora was from Cologne and she was the office scentipede. You knew you were in her presence before you even saw her. She wore a strong haze of perfume around her daily and especially so when she returned from overseas trips with duty free shops. She was truly a scentsational worker.

Etymology: Scent (odor, aroma) & Impede (block one's ability (in this case, to breathe properly) & Wordplay on "Centipede" (bug with 100 legs)

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Youreeka

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: u reek a

Sentence: Her name was Youreeka, she came from Eureka and she doused herself daily in perfume and havoc did wreak-a!

Etymology: WordPlay on "Eureka" ("Eureka" comes from the Ancient Greek word εὕρηκα heúrēka, meaning "I have found (it)") -used by Archimedes to denote discovery of a discovery or invention) & Reek (stink)

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