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Couturd

Created by: uvadavidg

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Voguard

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: voh-gahrd

Sentence: Heather and Tonya are all too ready to let every woman in their office know when they have made a fashion faux pas. These voguards have mastered the not-quite-soft-enough whisper to comment on any infraction they see. So beware. These mavens of haute couture could inflict a designer shiner to the reputation of the chic bleak. Heaven help anyone who succumbs to the concept of "Casual Fridays".

Etymology: vogue (something in fashion, as at a particular time) + guard (to keep under close watch in order to prevent escape, misconduct, etc.)

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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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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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Coutourdeforce

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: coo/toor/de/fors

Sentence: Julia was a coutourdeforce and would relentlessly critique wardrobe malfunctions.

Etymology: couture + tour de force

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COMMENTS:

- excellent word! - splendiction, 2009-07-24: 16:38:00

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Fashionazi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fash - uh - NOT - zee

Sentence: Brunhilda was a heartless fashionazi who couldn't resist tossing out blistering assessments of what she considered to be fashion blunders by others, especially those who were above her on the social registry.

Etymology: blend of fashion and nazi

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COMMENTS:

green So funny and apt. Excellent word. - green, 2008-06-06: 12:39:00

makes me think of Seinfeld - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:09:00

Great word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:03:00

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Sartoricist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sar tori sist

Sentence: ChiChi & Fadima set themselves up as the two fashionistas in the accounting office. They set the trends and mocked those who did not. They were so vicious about it that the wags in the office dubbed them the Dresstapo. Fadima went too far when she ridiculed the new girl, Mensa, in payables. Mensa did not even try to compete in the office fashion Olympics and satoricist that she was, Fadima made fun of her at every opportunity. Wasn't she surprised when Mensa was promoted over her and ChiChi and made their new boss. Yes, accounting can be accrual world, even when you are trendy!

Etymology: Sartorial (of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring, clothing, appearance) & Satiricist (someone who ridicules with satire)

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COMMENTS:

Mensa's got intelligent style! What will she do as their boss? -rise above? (Dresstapo - love it!) - splendiction, 2009-07-24: 16:33:00

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Streason

Created by: pungineer

Pronunciation: Stree-son

Sentence: The office girls loved nothing more than gabbling in the canteen about petunia's latest act of streason, wearing last season's fashion this season...well i mean you just wouldn't would you, i would just die if i was seen dead in the full length puffball this summer, i mean oh my god...and with those shoes etc

Etymology: season+treason = fashion crime

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COMMENTS:

Sounds like they were doing verbal strip tease... - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 17:10:00

We have a word for girls like that at work...a coven! - Nosila, 2008-06-06: 20:13:00

Very clever. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:06:00

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Garbastardry

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: gahr-bas-TERD-ree

Sentence: Roxie's garbastardry was ruthless and relentless.

Etymology: GARB: clothing in general, costume, fashion, looks; BASTARDRY: attitude, of unpleasantness and meanness, held by a disagreeable person. (slang)

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COMMENTS:

I think I know her! - Mustang, 2008-06-06: 08:02:00

Roxie doesn't sound like a very nice person - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:08:00

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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 coloured co-oridinated style.

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

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COMMENTS:

Sounds like they had the latest in fadaggery! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 17:13:00

Good word. "Fadger-badger" also sounds good. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:10:00

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