Verboticism: Partnerbarter

'There's no way a guy with a mono-brow is marrying my daughter!'

DEFINITION: n. A chosen mating partner who is not well-accepted by one's parents. v. To fight with one's parents over the selection of a suitable mate.

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Meeso

Created by: madziboo8

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Mallector

Created by: folieadork2

Pronunciation: \mal-ek-tor\

Sentence: Her parents believed her choice of a partner was a mallector due to his poor manners and lack of dignified clothing.

Etymology: mal: bad; lect: to choose; -or: one who does

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Misterrightfight

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mister-right-fight

Sentence: Carol was headed for a misterrightfight with her parents. So what if Dylan's a jobless, penniless, detention center drop-out and his pants droop under his butt so you can see his boxers? So what if his goal in life is to be the next Eminem, and all his friends are rappers and gangstas. She loves him and that's all they'll ever need for a lifetime of happiness. Her parents just don't understand.

Etymology: Mister Right: the man of your dreams + fight: argument; row

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Objectimate

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Ob ject tee mate

Sentence: It didn't matter if I was dating a teacher or a toilet cleaner my parents would always objectimate anybody new in my life.

Etymology: Object + mate = Objectimate Object, to express or feel disapproval, dislike, or distaste; be averse. Mate, partner, husband or wife; spouse.

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COMMENTS:

checkmate...great word! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:32:00

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Raquelcony

Created by: Rachelgettier

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Nonpatrematrix

Created by: k3nbr33

Pronunciation: non|pä|tur|e|mä|tur|iks

Sentence: My parents thought that my recent girlfriend was disrespectful and negative towards me; they did not approve of her, and therefore she was a nonpatrematrix

Etymology: Non-: Not Patre-: Father Matr-: Mother -Trix: A woman

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Ilsentimate

Created by: AlyssaluvsBTR12

Pronunciation: il-sēnt-i-mātĕ

Sentence: The father felt very ilsentimate about his daughter's boyfriend.

Etymology: Il-Bad Sent-to feel, think Mate- partner

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Spartner

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: spart - nur

Sentence: Because Jeffrey caused such adverse reactions among her family and friends, which often led to fights, Emily was starting to think of him as a spartner instead of a partner.

Etymology: spar (to fight), partner

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COMMENTS:

spartacular word! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:35:00

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Romanticlate

Created by: myrrh

Pronunciation: (n;) row-MAN-tih-clut (v;) row-MAN-tih-clayt

Sentence: (n;) Jenny had found the perfect man, but he turned out to be a romanticlate. (v;) Robert and his parents screamed and romanticlated for hours that night.

Etymology: Partially derived from the word "romance;" barely any etymology otherwise.

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Kinflict

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪnˌflɪkt/

Sentence: While kinflict is most often caused by a choice in significant other, it can also be caused by other lifestyle choices, such as becoming a vegan, converting to Judaism, or switching to Mac from PC.

Etymology: From kin + conflict

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