Verboticism: Repulskin

'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Disskinbobulated

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: dis-skin-bob-yu-lay-ted

Sentence: the date was going well until he bought out some grapes that he had neglected to peel, and she suddenly felt completely disskinbobulated

Etymology: skin, discombobulated

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Abomidermy

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: a-bom-uh-DER-mee

Sentence: Bob had created such a long litany of words for his abomidermy, such as eskinchewy, dreaddruff, dermaghast, and sloughthroe etc., that he spent the whole day trying to find ways "to save his own skin."

Etymology: Blend of ABOMINATE: hate, detest, loathe, find repugnant and DERM: (skin). ESKINCHEWY (skin; eschew; chewy.)

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-09: 05:59:00

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Skinsitivity

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: skin si TIV i tee

Sentence: Hy Pokondriak had a rare psychological skinsitivity to eating any kind of fruit or vegetable covering or animal skin. It wasn't merely that the taste was unappeeling; he pelt so terrified that he had to run and hide. Even pie crust was a little scary. He had been in therapy for years in an attempt to peel back the layers of the phobia. But it didn't help that the only psychiatric practice in the whole area was "Hull, Husker, and Schell."

Etymology: skin + sensitivity

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Skintolerance

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: skinn-TAWL-ur-unse

Sentence: Mina's skintolerance prevented her from eating apples unless they were completely peeled and cored.

Etymology: skin + intolerance

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Repeelant

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: ree-peel-ant

Sentence: Nadia could still see her father picking the skin off a baked chicken, slurping it into his mouth and smacking his lips. Ew. While Nadia tried to blame her repeelant attitude on her father alone, she did, at times, acknowledge her own role. In a three-month stint as a server at TGI Fridays, Nadia served enough Loaded Potato Skins (tm) to make her repeelant complete and irreversible.

Etymology: Repellant combined with peel.

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Dermaghast

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Der-MA-ghast

Sentence: When Bob developed a picaderm for chunks of cobia skin, Roxie chundered cobiaphobically. And, soon, her dermaghast was not confined only to cobia; for she peelreeled at the sight of peaches, shellshaked at the soupcon of shrimp and couldn't shed the dread of dehusking. Dermaghast and despondent, it was clear that she was dermsquirming almost pandermically.

Etymology: 1. Derm: skin & aghast; to fear, dread 2.Cobia (cho-Bi-ah): a tropical food & game food fish. 3.Chunder: (Aust slang): to vomit.

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COMMENTS:

Ah, the classic Verbotomy technique for overcoming Verbotomist's block of flooding your example sentence with an entire suite of related words. - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:58:00

like a dark Dr. Zeus - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 12:12:00

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Huskfright

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: husk-fry-t

Sentence: Nooooooo, I just can't bear the thought of accidentally getting corn silk in my teeth. It's a bad case of huskfright

Etymology: husk (outer covering) + fright

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COMMENTS:

corny...but cute - Nosila, 2010-02-03: 10:46:00

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Dermaphobe

ajnemajrje

Created by: ajnemajrje

Pronunciation: der-mah-foh-b

Sentence: John has a fear of anything skinlike. He is a classic dermahobe.

Etymology: A play on germaphobe. a person who reacts to anything with a skin as if it is riddled with filth and bacteria.

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Fregtimalaphobia

Created by: ericsimmons39

Pronunciation: F-redge-tim-ull-a-foe-bee-a

Sentence: "Carrie, what the hell? You know kids in Spain would kill for the rest of your potato peels. Why do you have to be so ignorant?" "Frank, I'm sorry ok, i have a condition, i have Fregtimalaphobia... ok. I don't know how long i have.

Etymology: Fruit + Vegitable + Animal + Phobia... i suppose i left out the part about the skin and peels.

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Jenny has suffered from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: REPULSKIN - noun - from REPULSION (distaste, repugnance, or aversion by the thought, or presence of something) + SKIN (the external covering of an animal body, fruit, or vegetable)

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