Verboticism: Adhellsivex

'Aaaaahhhh! AAAAAHHHHHH!'

DEFINITION: n. The horrible pain that comes from pulling a bandage off of hairy skin. v. To inflict pain or injure when removing a bandage.

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Epilagony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: epəlagənē

Sentence: The screaming and crying coming from the doctors examination room made those waiting for their appointment quite uncomfortable. Finding that the noise was coming from a 40-year-old man undergoing the epilagony of a Band-aid removal made more than a few snicker.

Etymology: epilation (removal of hair by the roots) + agony (extreme physical or mental suffering)

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Hairrowing

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hair/row/ing

Sentence: The ripping off of that bandage was a most hairrowing experience.

Etymology: hair + harrow + ing

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COMMENTS:

Hairiffic word! - Nosila, 2009-12-31: 00:18:00

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Plastectomy

SteveMB1959

Created by: SteveMB1959

Pronunciation: plast-ec-tomy

Sentence: I had a 'plastectomy' today. It took half my hair away.

Etymology: The removal of band aids, (platers), from hairy skin.

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Trichotrauma

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: trick-o-traw-ma

Sentence: It was a cold Halloween and the neighbourhood was filled with the joyful sound of families laughing and enjoying themselves. Suddenly a horrendous screech filled the night and an eerie silence descended on the revellers. Was it a spirit raised from the dead, was it an escaped pet cockatoo, was it Aunty Em practising her singing? No. It was a hairy legged Dad who had banned his children from trick or treating. In revenge his darling children had ripped duct tape from his knee, to see him suffer from trichotrauma. "Faaaaaghlicle" he screamed as the second piece was stripped off.

Etymology: tricho (hair) + trauma (injury)

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COMMENTS:

a nasty trich! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-06: 07:27:00

ouch!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-06: 11:38:00

You're a fantastic storyteller! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-06: 18:04:00

Yes, yes! - Clayton, 2007-06-06: 18:13:00

I didn't want to vote for your word because it would put your score just over mine, but the word's just too good. - ErWenn, 2007-06-07: 01:18:00

Wonderful! - texmom, 2007-06-07: 12:14:00

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Tornture

Created by: Katisms1

Pronunciation: torn-TURE

Sentence: "While the original cut hurt like a mother, removing the band-aid was sheer tornture!"

Etymology: torn (as in flesh) + torture

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Plasterip

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: plaz-ter-rip

Sentence: Even though he braced himself, the plasterip he felt when she yanked of his bandaid made him yell.

Etymology: plaster (british name for band-aids) + rip (what happens to the hair when it gets yanked from your skin by the band-aid being removed)

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Ouchlessmyass

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: owch-less-my-ass

Sentence: I had heard that ripping a band-aid off quickly was the least painful method, however, when I did it to Mark, judging from his blood-curdling scream, I suspected he just experienced ouchelessmyass. He claimed it was depullofterror and I had committed follikill - I say he was just being a big baby.

Etymology: From Band-Aid's ridiculous claim to be "ouchless"

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COMMENTS:

You have 3 terrific words here - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-06: 11:36:00

i hear water actually helps with the ouchless band-aids. - jadenguy, 2007-06-06: 16:44:00

I'll bet massage oil or lubricant works even better. - Clayton, 2007-06-06: 18:15:00

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Sasquouch

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: ˈsas-ˌkwouch

Sentence: Nurse Betty motioned silently for her young Candy-Striper student nurses to gather 'round. "Sshhhhhhhh" she whispered. "Up ahead you will see a Perfect specimen of Genus Sasquouch in Room 3". "Listen girls, as Nurse Greta removes the bandage from his hairy arm. "You will learn to identify this Medical Oddity by the upcoming scream of "Kelly Clarkson"

Etymology: Sasquatch - large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and also known as bigfoot (pronounced big baby)and Ouch- Used to express sudden pain or displeasure

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COMMENTS:

Ha! "KELLY CLARKSON!" :) - lumina, 2008-07-29: 12:25:00

Love it,hooterbug! Best One Yeti!!! - Nosila, 2008-07-29: 17:19:00

metrohumanx Positively inspired, hooterbug! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 01:18:00

Crazy, yeti like it! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-30: 05:40:00

metrohumanx ABOMINABLE SHOWMAN! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-31: 03:55:00

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Bandagony

Created by: delmundo

Pronunciation: ban-dag-o-knee

Sentence: Children are the primary sufferers of bandagony, as the dirty little buggers are always soiling their sterile adhesive strips.

Etymology: Bandagony - n. a combination form of band-aid (an adhesive surgical strip) + agony (hurts like hell).

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Skinflagration

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: skin-fleh-GRAY-shun

Sentence: Hector yelled with the pain he felt across his skin as the large piece of tape was yanked off, calling it a skinflagration, as the sensation of burning was so intense.

Etymology: Blend of 'skin' and 'conflagration'. (fire; especially: a large disastrous fire)

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