Verboticism: Linguapeta

'Ooopy goopy poopy poo.'

DEFINITION: n An invented language similar to baby talk, used by pet owners to communicate with their pets. v. To speak to an animal using an invented language.

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Poochuguese

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pooch u geez

Sentence: When Maria cuddled her dog, she spoke fluent Poochuguese. She switched to Felinese when talking to her cat and Pintoguese when talking to her pony.

Etymology: Pooch (pet dog) & Portuguese (Iberian Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil; Portuguese Water Hound, a breed of domesticated dog from the Algarve region of Portugal)

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Anigmalia

surdut

Created by: surdut

Pronunciation:

Sentence: It's an enigma to me why people speak to their animals in anigmalia.

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Animalingo

Created by: peterdiplaros

Pronunciation: Emphasis on the 'li'

Sentence: I made up some new animalingo today and I am going to try it out on my dog.

Etymology: Animal and lingo (language)

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Linguapeta

Created by: Borogove

Pronunciation: ling-wa-pe-ta

Sentence: Her linguapeta differed when she approached the ugly pug.

Etymology: From 'lingua', latin for language and pet

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Petranto

Created by: lksa1

Pronunciation:

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Etymology: pet, rant

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Petpatois

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: pet pat wah

Sentence: "Any pet lovers out there fancy brushing up on their Petpatois? Would you love to be able to communiate with your four legged friend effectivly? Well a new evening class is begining next week on Thursday evening, Petptois for Everyone starts at 8pm in the village hall"

Etymology: pet 1. any domesticated or tamed animal that is kept as a companion and cared for affectionately. patois 1. a clumsy language 2.a regional form of a language,differing from the standard, literary form of the language. 3.a rural or provincial form of speech.

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Sanscritter

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: san skritt err

Sentence: all of the critters who lived out back would come a runnin' when she commenced a hollerin' in sanscritter

Etymology: sanskrit critter

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A fine portmanteau. - Clayton, 2007-06-08: 04:39:00

petaj LOL! Or could it be a language spoken when one is without their critter? Sans critter. - petaj, 2007-06-08: 06:04:00

Rintintinspired! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-08: 06:56:00

do you guys like seriously get up to milk the cows and verbotomize? or are British? I didn't even know there was a 6:56 AM! but really, great word. inspired. i may vote early! - jadenguy, 2007-06-08: 09:30:00

Up at 4:30 AM EST to get my butt to work on time. No cows, but a few chickens is not out of the question. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-08: 09:41:00

love this word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-08: 12:39:00

petaj Being in Australia really helps with the timing for me. I usually check the cartoon and new definition just before leaving work. Come up with a few ideas on the drive home and then hit the thesaurus and login during the early evening. My problem is, I often don't get to voting before the next definition is up. - petaj, 2007-06-08: 22:10:00

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Oogywoogywoo

Created by: XLilDevilGirlX

Pronunciation: oo ge woo ge woo

Sentence: aren't u a oogywoogywoo. yer u r. yer u r.

Etymology: ok i'm not gonna lie (coz i can't think of 1 to say @ this moment in time) i totally made up oogywoogywoo so it doesn't have a meaning.Which makes it even better coz then u can think of 1 urself so let ur imagintion run wild.

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Shuggadee

Created by: judyb

Pronunciation: shugg a dee

Sentence: Shuggadee ! You look great !

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Dramaticpaws

Created by: carpefactum

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Sentence: Whenever Muffy talked to her cat, it always seemed like a long dramaticpaws.

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