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Malviv

Created by: collins2

Pronunciation: Mahl-viv

Sentence: The man was malviv by not following the rules

Etymology: Bad living

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Autopeder

Mathiu

Created by: Mathiu

Pronunciation: yoo-tow-pee-dar

Sentence:

Etymology: automobile+pedestrian+-er

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Scareambulate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skayr am byu layt

Sentence: When Denny decided to scareambulate the drive-through at the local fast food joint, he wanted a milk and a chili. His milk was shaken and his chili was alarming.

Etymology: Scare (frighten) & Perambulate (walk by foot)

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Psychoantisidewalkism

Created by: 585860

Pronunciation: cy-co-ant-I-side-walk-is-uhm

Sentence: The man on the bike had psychoantisidewalkism so he rode on the highway.

Etymology: psycho- in the mind anti- against

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Suisidewalk

Created by: FreakyDeak

Pronunciation: soo-ih-syde-wok

Sentence: He sure does love to suisidewalk. Maybe we should buy him a helmet instead of a car.

Etymology: Suicide + Sidewalk

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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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Megaperpoly

Created by: ryan14

Pronunciation: mega-purp-aly

Sentence: look at this megaperpoly holding up the line with his dumb questions!

Etymology: roman

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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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Footstrong

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: fut - str - ong

Sentence: Murray was becoming too footstrong for his own good and others feared that he put himself in danger every day as he dared to go on foot where none would go before him... He crossed highways if there was not a better route, he walked through drive-thrus and today, he walked up to a toll-booth to get directions.

Etymology: A play on the expression "headstrong", instead foot + strong >> headstrong (Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want) footstrong (determined to go places on foot that only vehicles should go) foot (travel by walking; "he followed on foot) strong (potent: having or wielding force or authority)

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COMMENTS:

Wow! A foot trip and a head trip all rolled into one! Onederful! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:34:00

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Perambulance

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: per-AM-byu-lance

Sentence: Pammy, quit wailing like a siren and get off the road. Your perambulancing will get you killed one of these days.

Etymology: perambulate (walk) + ambulance (emergency vehicle that moves at high speed and has right of way)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Huh, just realised I've made three verbotomisms beginning with p in a row. - petaj, 2009-03-03: 07:03:00

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