Verboticism: Confiscreate

'The seat broke, so I made a new one...'

DEFINITION: n. The creative, yet blatantly illegal use of plastic milk crates, and the latent fear of prosecution associated with this alleged crime. v. To create and build home furnishings using stolen milk crates.

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Confiscreate

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: con-fis-create

Sentence: Lorraine was aghast when she first saw her boyfriend's apartment and found that it was totally furnished with confiscreated milk crates. She wondered, "Should I be concerned that he's a klepto, or content that he's a creative cratecrafter?"

Etymology: Confiscate: steal;seize + create: build, compose

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Comments: Confiscreate

Jabberwocky - 2009-04-03: 12:29:00
terrific combo

Nosila - 2009-04-03: 23:36:00
Great word, mrsk...he stole her heart, so why wouldn't he steal anything else???

silveryaspen - 2009-04-04: 09:01:00
nice blending, too!