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: per-fyoom-mi-geyt

Sentence: After her month-long camping trip, without access to a proper shower, it was necessary to perfumigate Joan just to be allowed on the bus home.

Etymology: perfume (a substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell, especially a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods, etc., or similar synthetic oils. ) + fumigate (to expose to smoke or fumes, as in disinfecting or exterminating roaches, ants, etc.)

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