Verboticism: Painomonia

'The salesman told me I didn't need to pay a cent.'

DEFINITION: n. The type of headache you get from buying too many things with your credit card. Note: Symptoms do not usually appear until the following month.v. To buy yourself a huge credit card headache.

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌɛndəɹɪˈθɹældʒiə/

Sentence: Enderythralgia is quite common and most medical experts consider it a rational response, and thus not a true pathology. Endomelanalgia (pain caused by _not_ being in the red) is a much rarer and more serious condition.

Etymology: end- (in) + erythr- (red) + -algia (pain) "pain caused by being in the red"

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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: bye-now-PAYN-lay-turr

Sentence: As Alex opened the mail, he was stricken with buynowpainlater, the result of buying a diamond for a girl who broke up with him the next day.

Etymology: "buy now, pay later" + pain


poor Alex - I'll bet she was a slimpicker too - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-04: 12:18:00

You really have to wonder about Alex's dates sometimes. - mplsbohemian, 2007-07-04: 13:53:00

Great word mpls! - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-04: 14:03:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2007-07-05: 03:40:00


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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: newer/algia

Sentence: He developed a serious case of newralgia when he replaced all his appliances with new ones.

Etymology: neuralgia + new

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Created by: administraitor

Pronunciation: vee-sa-grayn

Sentence: The intensity of Jenny's monthly attack of visagraine depended on how close she came to her credit limit.

Etymology: visa (card) + migraine


I just realized that this could appear sexist. I know that Johnny could just as easily buy 35 pairs of shoes (or power tools for that matter) My apologies to anyone who needs them! - administraitor, 2007-07-04: 10:35:00


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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: by-grayn

Sentence: He had been caught up in an 8 hour Ebay whirlwind and he could already feel a buygraine coming on

Etymology: buy, migraine


He needs to take some Buylenol..good word. - Nosila, 2009-07-16: 12:10:00

;D - xMelody, 2009-07-16: 16:03:00


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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: sell/ee/brall/hem/or/aj

Sentence: My bank account suffered a sellebralhemorrahage after my last shopping spree.

Etymology: cerebral hemorrhage + sell

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Created by: MisUndrstd




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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: sign/us/hed/ake

Sentence: I don't know which was worse, my signusheadache or the carpal tunnel in my writing wrist after mall hopping on Saturday.

Etymology: sign + sinus headache


That type of charging always leads to delay-aw-ache at night. - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-04: 06:45:00

nightmares such as "A mall and the night visitors" - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-04: 11:30:00


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Created by: rahullotli

Pronunciation: dan-ki-ti-ni

Sentence: If i didn't have a credit card i wud b safe from dankitini



nice - rahullotli, 2007-07-14: 14:15:00


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Created by: gonzo

Pronunciation: pain-o-monia

Sentence: He needs silence,darkness and money to cure a terrible painomonia

Etymology: pain- no money- pandemia

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