Verboticism: Vanityflair

'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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Pickanmix

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Pik-an-mix

Sentence: Tom was a serial toenail picker, he just couldn't help it. It didn't matter where he was, on the bus or out for the evening he just had to pickanmix all the rough pieces. It got to the stage when all his friends refused to go out with him because it had just got too embarrassing to sit there watching him remove his shoes and socks in public.

Etymology: Pick(to remove unwanted matter, i.e from toes) + Mix(to associate with others) = Pickanmix

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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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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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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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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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Prinkompoop

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: PRIN-kuhm-poop

Sentence: Bob thought that he was "groomed-to-zoom", but too many "hairs in the butter" by Bob, a persistent prinkompoop, seemed more likely to lead to gloom.

Etymology: Blend of PRINK: to preen, to groom oneself, to smarten up oneself; NINCOMPOOP: one who acts foolishly - enough & esp not to know when & where to groom. HAIRS IN THE BUTTER (sl) a delicate situation. GROOMED TO ZOOM (sl): well dressed & preened.

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-07: 13:59:00

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Exhigienist

Created by: IllmaticKD

Pronunciation: Ex'hy'gene'ist

Sentence: The abhorrent display of Rodney's blatant exhigienist behavior was very unsettling, his bikini-line wasn't maintained very well.

Etymology: noun; the melding of the words exhibitionist and hygiene. Also see exhigienism.

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Korinne Rodney!!! LOL. Good one! - Korinne, 2007-12-07: 23:34:00

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Grossogroomer

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: grossogroomer: grohs - oh - groom - her

Sentence: Mary clipped her nails, including her toe nails by biting them ... what a grossogroomer.

Etymology: grossogroomer: gross for disgusting ... groomer ... for the disgusting inappropriate grooming action.

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Poputend

Created by: Abraxised

Pronunciation: pop-uet-end

Sentence: Are you poputending right now?

Etymology: populace (the people living in a particular country or area), tend (to prepare physically

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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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