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Incerebrdemi

Created by: emnbrock

Pronunciation: in-sar-a-bruh-demi

Sentence: That person who just jumped off a bridge is an incerebrdemi.

Etymology: in- not, without; cerebr- brain; demi- people

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Carstruck

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: CAR struck

Sentence: What an odd guy Tom is. First he just loved cars the way that a lot of young boys did. But soon it was more like an obsession. He had become completely carstruck. He took pictures of every new model that came out and pretty much wallpapered his room with them. Then it got even odder. He started to think like he was a car. He walked up to drive-throughs and ordered food, sat in a parking space at a drive-in movie, weaved in and out of traffic making honking noises and even worse...he started showering in his driveway.

Etymology: CAR: and STARSTRUCK: exhibiting a fascination with famous people

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COMMENTS:

I thought of this word too, but wasn't able to come up with your wonderful sentences! - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:28:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:19:00

Miles of smiles in your sentence! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:32:00

great ideas! - splendiction, 2009-03-02: 21:31:00

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Ignorambulator

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ig-nor-AM-buhl-ayt-ehr

Sentence: Seemingly unaware of traffic laws or of the fact that he was impeding traffic as well as endangering his very life, Norman continued on, the unmindful ignorambulator, leaving cursing motorists in his wake.

Etymology: : Blend of 'ignoramus' (one who is lacking knowledge or information as to a particular subject or fact) and 'ambulator' (One who walks about; a walker)

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Roverstepping

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: rove er step ping

Sentence: The bands of roverstepping teens were frightfully irritating to the motorists.

Etymology: ROVER, OVERSTEPPING. Rover - somebody who wanders from place to place. Overstepping - exceeding boundaries and limits.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Nice word. Good construction. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:49:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:14:00

petaj Rover is also a vehicle manufacturer - petaj, 2009-03-03: 06:59:00

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Strideology

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: stry/dee/ol/oh/gee

Sentence: Stan's strideology was that humans are indigenous to the planet and therefore always have the right of way over mechanical devices such as cars.

Etymology: stride + ideology

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Damned clever! Very cerebral, too. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 06:09:00

funny...I like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-02: 07:58:00

Ideal! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:19:00

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Antisophy

Created by: brocknem

Pronunciation: An-ti-sof-ee

Sentence: As the pedestrian was doing many Antisophy tasks, a burglar came up to him and shanked him.

Etymology: Anti- against -sophy - wise

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COMMENTS:

wooowww im quite shocked to be honest with you. - brocknem, 2010-09-13: 12:30:00

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Dumblethrough

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Dum-bull-threw

Sentence: Shmoe went walking one day and realized he was starving! As he was walking he noticed a blister on the heel of his foot and he was too tired to go inside the burger joint. So, he walks up to the drive through and cuts in line in front of the cars. Thelma at the drive through could not believe this jerk would do such a "Dumbelthrough" act at the drive through.

Etymology: To be dumb and cut through in front of others. (no manners)

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Deadestrian

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ded est reee an

Sentence: the deadestrian must have been an outofhisheadestrian to try crossing there.

Etymology: pedestrian dead

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Malsophy

Created by: jessi18

Pronunciation: Mal-so-fee.

Sentence: Walking in the middle of the road requires ample malsophy.

Etymology: Mal-wrong sophy-wisdom

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Peregrump

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PAIR-uh-GRUMP

Sentence: Unable to afford the most elementary form of wheeled transport and not having the skills needed to operate even a skateboard, Fritz nurtured a lifelong grudge against scooter pilots, cyclists and anyone flaunting their customized chromium wheelchairs. Rejected by the Rebels, Fritz had become a PEREGRUMP ever since he meandered down from the hills and across the highway. Asserting his pedestrian rights, he would often step arrogantly into the flow of traffic, protected only by his hundred-meter stare and imaginary aura of invincibility. Fritz had ample time to adjust his attitude as his mangled body recovered from an all-too-close encounter with an S.U.V. Now he's in traction, staring at the hospital ceiling as he mentally composes his Speedbumpkin Manifesto and creates verbotomisms with a pencil clutched between his teeth.

Etymology: PEREGrine+gRUMP=PEREGRUMP....PEREGRINE: having a tendency to wander, sometimes obliviously;Middle French peregrin, from Medieval Latin peregrinus, from Latin, foreign.....GRUMP:a person given to complaining,an act borne of ill humor or sulkiness, sometimes malicious.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx SPEEDBUMP: a low obstruction placed on a roadway to limit vehicular speed (1972).....Bumpkin:an awkward and unsophisticated rustic;perhaps from Dutch bommekijn small cask, from Middle Dutch, from bomme cask Date: 1570 :) - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:26:00

You must have watched the program on the Unabomber last night! - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:30:00

fantastic sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:15:00

and a terrific last line! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:41:00

insightful & funny! - splendiction, 2009-03-02: 21:29:00

So talented :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-25: 14:06:00

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