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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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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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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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

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Conalien

Created by: m1carren

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Her dad freaked out when he found out she was in love with a conalien.

Etymology: con: with Alien: of another

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Matusrejecticus

Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: may tus re ject icuss

Sentence: My dad performed matusrejecticus and threw my boyfriend out the door.

Etymology: mate - match reject - throw out

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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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Ridger

Created by: nohidden

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Fiancney

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fee/awns/nay

Sentence: Juliet went through one fiancney after another until she finally ran away with Romeonoway

Etymology: fiance + ney

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Romeonoway is great too! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 07:11:00

thanks Purple - slow day - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:50:00

Oops--hadn't seen this in the list. Great minds think alike, eh? - mplsbohemian, 2007-06-22: 22:33:00

doo doo doo do - doo doo doo do - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-23: 00:49:00

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Gallfriend

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gawl-FREND

Sentence: Kevin's gallfriend's parents thought he was tall, dark and loathsome and called him aboyminable, but that was nothing compared to how we thought of her. We dreaded her malaproposing and becoming his offiancé.

Etymology: gall (vex or irritate) + girlfriend

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Stick him on Broadway; he could be an aboyminable showman. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 04:41:00

Or at the moulin rouge, he could be a gaulfriend - galwaywegian, 2007-06-22: 05:08:00

Who knows? He might even play Radio City Music Gall. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 09:59:00

maybe he's a time lord from Gallifrey - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 12:11:00

petaj He's not a friend of yours is he Gallwaywegian? - petaj, 2007-06-22: 22:37:00

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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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