Verboticism: Checkeredmate

'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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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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Patriboris

Created by: 590149

Pronunciation: pah-tree-bawr-is

Sentence:

Etymology:

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hyperborean Like. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:56:00

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Raquelcony

Created by: Rachelgettier

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Dysparamour

Created by: bwesterlind

Pronunciation: Diss-para-more

Sentence: n: Her dysparamour caused significant angst to the family. v: After they met him they had quite the dysparamour.

Etymology: Dys- Root of word meaning "Not" Paramour- Root as word meaning one who is a possible suitor.

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Unsuitorble

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: un-SOO-tur-bull

Sentence: Rhys's poor hygiene standards and general gormlessness made him an unsuitorble, according to Phoebe's parents.

Etymology: unsuitable (not fit for purpose) + suitor (potential mate)

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hyperborean Perfect! You've got my vote. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:23:00

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Compartnerble

Created by: Amenti

Pronunciation: com part ner bul

Sentence: Holly thinks her new boyfriend is "the one" but her father thinks they are not compartnerble.

Etymology: Compatible + Partner

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Perrant

Created by: jadenguy

Pronunciation: per ant

Sentence: Julius was always too perrant when he came into a new relationship. He'd argue about politics, he'd suggest that their notions of religion and morality were so askewed that species of wolves would better raise children, abhor the Home team enough to have his loathing displayed in tatoo form, and sometimes got into petty fistfights with either nurturer. They would laugh after and celebrate his candor and ferocity. Then they'd fetch beers, and he'd ask for the wrong brand; he'd be home drinking his watered down drivel while the family enjoyed a nice cool refreshing

Etymology: parent + errant (+ pair?)

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Best. Beer Commercial. Ever. Anytime I see a guy with a goatee (smuggest facial hair ever) drive his hands through his slick black hair just before punching his future mother-in-law, i want a beer. - jadenguy, 2007-06-22: 10:50:00

I think you should add rant to your etymology - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 11:58:00

heh, fair enough. - jadenguy, 2007-06-22: 15:57:00

now you're back - get in the game - go to Clayton's word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:09:00

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Erotate

Created by: Razikain

Pronunciation: Ero┬Ětate

Sentence: I wish Tanya would stop bringing that erotate round for afternoon tea. Seeing no other option, Ben was forced to erotate with his father to win his respect for Tom.

Etymology: From Eros (love).

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good one!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 10:32:00

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Antimate

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: an-tee-mayt

Sentence: Not only did Shelley's parents think Lenny was her antimate, her Dad was appauled to notice that Lenny had big wads of Shelley's hair wound around his hands and fingers. To boot, he also thought Lenny had an uncanny resemblance to his crazy uncle Ike.

Etymology: anti (not) + mate (partner)

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that was a Turner of events - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 12:00:00

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

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