Verboticism: Tissaphobia

'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Jenny has suffered from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: REPULSKIN - noun - from REPULSION (distaste, repugnance, or aversion by the thought, or presence of something) + SKIN (the external covering of an animal body, fruit, or vegetable)

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Disskinbobulated

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: dis-skin-bob-yu-lay-ted

Sentence: the date was going well until he bought out some grapes that he had neglected to peel, and she suddenly felt completely disskinbobulated

Etymology: skin, discombobulated

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Skintolerance

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: skinn-TAWL-ur-unse

Sentence: Mina's skintolerance prevented her from eating apples unless they were completely peeled and cored.

Etymology: skin + intolerance

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Tissaphobia

Created by: bigdude1o1

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Noskinonmynose

Created by: brimuth

Pronunciation: nos-kinon-mainoze

Sentence: When I eat, noskinonmynnose kicks in to effect immediately.

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Nonoutskined

Created by: klovezu

Pronunciation: non-out-skin'ed

Sentence: i will not eat that banana peal im a nonoutskined!

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Integumentophobia

maryamwebster

Created by: maryamwebster

Pronunciation: integ-u-men-toe-FO-bee-uh

Sentence: "Don't put a whole aardvark Beatrice's plate - she had terrible integumentophobia."

Etymology: Integument, meaning external skin and phobia, meaning fear of.

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Skinflinch

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: skin/flinch

Sentence: Sue was such a skinflinch that she gagged every time she passed by a basket of peaches.

Etymology: skinflint + flinch

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Crumplejiltskin

Created by: crispianity

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Antipithy

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: an tip pith ee

Sentence: Olive may have found him peachy, but the touch of his fuzz filled her with antipithy

Etymology: antipathy, pith

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:) - Nosila, 2011-06-20: 18:37:00

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