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Afronalysis

artr

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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Toplockraphy

Created by: logan260

Pronunciation: top-lock-ruh-fee

Sentence: Jane's toplockraphical signs indicated that she prefers her wild nights on the carpet as opposed to more conventional furniture, based on the residual static electricity swirling about her like a psychotic halo.

Etymology: topographical....assessing geography based on the upper appearance of the earth. locks.......hair

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Frizzitology

Created by: skelk

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Hairtmology

Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: Hair-T-Molo-gy

Sentence: A recent professer of Hairtomolgy as discovered that people with Bed-Head have a greater chance of being grouchy due to poor Sleep

Etymology: Hair - Etmology

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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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Failohan

Created by: BeauKnows

Pronunciation: Fail-O-han

Sentence: Starting off in a parent trap. Later becoming a mean girl on a freaky Friday. Then driving a Volkswagen bug "fully loaded", spells disaster. That’s not a bad hair day! That’s a failohan.

Etymology: Failing and Lohan

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Characthairize

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kair - ak - tare - ize

Sentence: Lisette had beautiful hair so Phil tended to characthairize her as pleasant, organized and ethical. He believed that Mona was unintelligent and lacking in manners because of her wild and unkept hair. In fact, his hairsessments were erroneous because; of the two women, Mona was the one with integrity, intelligence and loyalty.

Etymology: characterize (describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of), hair

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Categhairise

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: cat-egg-hayr-ize

Sentence: Sebastian's ability to categhairise people accurately (even if bald) had usually kept him out of ha(i)rm's way.

Etymology: categorise + hair

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Barnetologist

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: bar net olo gist

Sentence: he was a true barnetologist, able to read right through the hair line.

Etymology: barnet, an English colloquialism of a hair do.

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Trichoanalysis

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: try-co-a-nal-a-sis

Sentence: Sven gave up his psychology course for hairdressing, but still liked to analyse his customers. He called it trichoanalysis

Etymology: trich (prefix meaning hair or thread) + psychoanalysis (you know what that is)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Somehow I stumbled over this old one and had to have a go. - petaj, 2007-03-07: 03:28:00

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