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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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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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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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Anticedeped

Created by: kmeder

Pronunciation: anti-ceed-e-ped

Sentence: Tom drove down the road anticedeped, and ignored all those walking down the center of the road.

Etymology: against yield by foot

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Pepestrian

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pep est reee an

Sentence: Walking Bull denied being a pepestrian, ststing that he waited for the red man before crossing the road.

Etymology: pedestrian, pest

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Pestestrian

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pestestrēən

Sentence: Motorists get angry enough when another driver does something stupid that backs traffic up. They really get steamed when a self-important pestestrian with an I-dare-you-to-hit-me attitude decides to cross the street in the middle of the block.

Etymology: pest (an annoying person or thing; a nuisance) + pedestrian (a person walking along a road or in a developed area)

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COMMENTS:

nice - galwaywegian, 2010-09-13: 06:08:00

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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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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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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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Autopeder

Mathiu

Created by: Mathiu

Pronunciation: yoo-tow-pee-dar

Sentence:

Etymology: automobile+pedestrian+-er

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