Verboticism: Failohan

'Her hair is not!'

DEFINITION: v. To assess an individual's current mental state, or identify hidden personality traits, through careful analysis of their hairstyle. n. A method of psychoanalysis based hairdos and don'ts.

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Pilidivinate

Created by: torgo

Pronunciation: pilly-div-in-ate.

Sentence: I have mastered the art of pilidivination. see that girl over there? Total nutter.

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Afronalysis

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: afrōnaləsis

Sentence: People could tell Latonya\'s mood by a simple process of afronalysis. If her afro is brushed and picked out she was feeling fine. If it is flat, things were not so good. If she is wearing a baseball cap everybody better stay clear. The technique fell completely apart the day she showed up with a buzz cut.

Etymology: Afro (a thick hairstyle with very tight curls that sticks out all around the head, like the natural hair of some black people) + analysis (a system of psychological theory and therapy that aims to treat mental disorders)

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COMMENTS:

yes the definition leaves out the bald! Good word! - splendiction, 2009-07-30: 23:20:00

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Frizzometer

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: frizz-oh-meet-er

Sentence: Jack looked at Alice and his frizzometer told him that based upon her wildly mused hair she was having a very bad day.

Etymology: frizz (frizzy hair) + o (all inventions from the 50's had o in their title) + meter (to gauge)

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Tressomancy

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: tre-suh-man-see

Sentence: I tried to look aloof but she was using the dark powers of tressomancy to divine my true feelings.

Etymology: From MANCY which means "divination by means of" and TRESS which means "hair".

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Infurpretate

Created by: danboaz

Pronunciation: in-fir-pre-tate

Sentence: When interviewing folks for new postitions the recruiter typically delved kno further than his infurpretation

Etymology: Fur + interpretation

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Trichologize

Created by: jannn

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Strandreader

Created by: Chistinalove

Pronunciation: str - and - re - d - ur

Sentence: Val considered herself a perfect strandreader.

Etymology: strand - hairstrand reader - well ... you know sortof like a hand reader but one for hearstrands

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Folliculology

anemone

Created by: anemone

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Hairpinion

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: hair-pin-yun

Sentence: It was everyone's hairpinion that Martha's constant hairstyle changes reflected her moods. If she was having a good day her hair looked well groomed, but if she had a fight with her boyfriend she looked pretty ratty.

Etymology: hair + hairpin: a little metal thing which is used to keep hair out of one's face + opinion: a conclusion that was based on belief instead of concrete facts.

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COMMENTS:

A neat and stylish word. I bet your hair looks good today! - jrogan, 2009-07-30: 09:06:00

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Reconnoithair

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: reck/con/noyt/air

Sentence: His job was to reconnoithair the party and alert all incoming males of any signs of PMS.

Etymology: reconnoiter + hair

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