Verboticism: Perfumigate

Perfumigate

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Created by: artr

Definition: n. A person who wears way too much perfume or cologne. v. To reek of perfume or cologne so strongly that it literally makes other people sick.

Pronunciation: pərfyoōməgāt

Sentence: When Marcy overslept and didn’t have time to shower for fear of missing her bus she would perfumigate. She never understood why she could not keep a cat for very long. They all seemed to want to run away with tears in their eyes.

Etymology: perfume (a fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and spices, used to impart a pleasant smell to one’s body or clothes) + fumigate (apply the fumes of certain chemicals to (an area) to disinfect it or to rid it of vermin)

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Comments: Perfumigate

galwaywegian - 2010-08-09: 09:28:00
Nice one