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'Let me help you with that zipper'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone in spite of their repeated assurance that they have things well in hand, and already have their own remedies in mind. n. Unwanted help or assistance.

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Aidandregret

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ayd and ree gret

Sentence: Mary meant well, but too often her attempts at helping people were unrequested and ended up as an aidandregret situation. This was true when her boyfriend, Dick, had that unfortunate zipper accident. Mary acted like a flyattendant and tried to help him with his seatbelt, which locked and failed to get into an upright position. He had trouble finding the nearest exit and as a result has been temporarily grounded. His new Zip Code is OOH NOO. Yes, there's something about Mary...

Etymology: Aid (help, assistance) & Regret (sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment;be sorry) Play on Aid and Abet (assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing)

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Foistaid

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Foyst - ayd

Sentence: Rhonda seemed unable to resist the notion that others couldn't possibly do without her helpful intervention, and as so often was the case those she provided foistaid to became victims rather than recipients of genuine assistance; it was almost as if she heard voices calling....."Help me Rhonda."

Etymology: Blend of foist and aid

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COMMENTS:

Love those Beach Boys...too bad one of them is a Soprano now thanks to Rhonda! - Nosila, 2008-05-26: 00:57:00

Awesome word, but...aren't you s'posed to use it IN your sentence? - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:05:00

Just sayin'.... - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:05:00

Hmm, Beach Boys and the Sopranos....seems an odd mix. :) - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 02:35:00

Oopsie...yep, it IS supposed to be in the sentence and now it is. Thanks for the reminder. - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 02:35:00

petaj Those victims should band(aid) together to provide hoistaid to each other and pull Rhonda out of the way. - petaj, 2008-05-26: 02:59:00

very clever - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-26: 09:40:00

Git her outa my pants... - galwaywegian, 2008-05-26: 11:15:00

de nada, amigo - stache, 2008-05-26: 12:34:00

Hang on, help is on its way - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:28:00

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Insistassist

Created by: wpkesq

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Unhelpcome

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ənhelpkəm

Sentence: Jill’s assistance is almost always unhelpcome. It’s not that her efforts are insincere, it’s that they are often bungled and cause pain and suffering.

Etymology: unwelcome (not gladly received) help (assist)

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Samarizip

Created by: sydviscious

Pronunciation: suh-mare-a-zip

Sentence: The girl was just trying to help so she did what any good person would do and samarizipped that zipper because she knows best and is addicted to helping, which doesn't need an intervention.

Etymology: Samaritan: a good, helpful person Zipper: is there really a need for am explanation?

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Overaide

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: over ride

Sentence: Marjie was single-minded in her efforts to win the first aid officer of the month award. To that end she had resorted to overaiding her team mates. Now every paper cut was treated with iodine and bandaging, every headache with excessive and vigorous head massage, every little bump or bruise with lashings of arnica and warnings about occupational health and safety. Their protests were ignored, their bandaids stripped off and replaced with industrial strength bandage and some had even resorted to wearing balaclavas to avoid losing their hair.

Etymology: over ride (bully, browbeat, ignore protests) + aide (one who provides assistance)

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COMMENTS:

Heh heh....all that's left is CPR. Good word. - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 04:57:00

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Ineptitool

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: in ept i TOOL

Sentence: Some people are, simply put, ineptitools when faced with the job of fixing things. Even easy jobs like doing laundry baffle the ineptitool - who uses detergent in the clothes dryer. Often the ineptitool makes a situation worse by getting in the way or simply spills the paint on the carpet.

Etymology: From: inept, ineptitude and tool. Often those who are easily manipulated are referred to as “tools”. Those who are ineptitool can’t use tools, nor be put to good use themselves.

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Fixaided

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fix-a-ded

Sentence: Marilyn was fixaided on being the most helpful employee in the firm, to the consternation of her fellow employees who didn't necessarily want her help or her imposition.

Etymology: fix: correct or set right + aid: help, assist -- fixate: preoccupy obsessively

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COMMENTS:

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-07: 11:53:00

Fixticious but good! - Nosila, 2009-07-07: 15:36:00

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Helpfulstress

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Help-full-stress

Sentence: Although being helpfulstress, and despite Jill's objections, Joe insisted on aiding with the washing up. Unfortunately, just like the previous occassion he managed to break more items than he actually cleaned.

Etymology: Helpful(giving or eager to give help)+ Stress(A state of mental or emotional strain.) =Helpfulstress

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Aidnauseum

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ade/naw/zee/um

Sentence: Sally's propensity to constantly offer assistance went on aidnauseum. The paramedics in her neighbourhood were particularly distressed.

Etymology: aid + ad nauseum (to an excessive degree)

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hahahah....like this one! - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 12:08:00

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Fastenation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fast en ay shun

Sentence: When Harry's fly was stuck, Mary had an instant fastenation with getting the zipper unstuck. Despite his pleas to leave him alone, Mary just had to yank and pull iuntil Harry was in dire pain. There's just Something about Mary...

Etymology: Fascination (the capacity to attract intense interest) & Fasten (to become fixed or fastened)

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Handbutt

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hand/butt

Sentence: Jenny would always handbutt into situations and usually made them much worse for the person she wanted to help.

Etymology: HANDBUTT - VERB; HAND (to give someone a hand, to help); + BUTT (from to butt in)

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Nossistance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tans

Sentence: When Dick got his, you know, name-organ, stuck in his zipper, well that Jane was nossistance at all. Her aid was not only not impeckerable, it left a track on his manhood forever. Should he survive this cock-up, he would add the word nossistance to his dickionary for future reference. See Dick, See Jane in the no-fly zone! Willie forgive her? How could he? It was a phallusy. He was a highly regarded Member of Parliament, after all. See Dick not run again...

Etymology: No (not in any degree or manner; not at all) & Assistance (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose) & insistence (the state of urgently demanding notice or attention)

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Chubby Johnson would be proud. - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:09:00

LOL....great sentence!! Very...imaginative? - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 04:56:00

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Dragginfly

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: drag gin fly

Sentence: When Ben got his naughty bits stuck in his zipper, his girlfriend Mary made things worse by being a dragginfly. There's just something about Mary...

Etymology: Dragging (something that slows or delays progress;pull, as against a resistance )& Fly (opening in front of pants) & WordPlay on Dragonfly (large flying insect)

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Unwantaid

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: UNWANTed+AID

Sentence: Her persistent unwantaid made the awkward situation even more embarassing.

Etymology: UNWANTed+AID

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COMMENTS:

nice - bookowl, 2008-05-26: 12:12:00

good one - galwaywegian, 2008-05-26: 15:40:00

good word, rebelvin - Nosila, 2008-05-26: 19:53:00

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Aidamant

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ade/a/mant

Sentence: Sally's grown children must now always wear shoes with velcro fastenings as a result of her being so aidamant about helping them tie their shoes.

Etymology: aid +m adamant (stubbornly resolute)

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Sally to easy with her kids: she needs to give them a good lacing.... - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:30:00

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Nosistance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tants

Sentence: When Larry got his fly stuck, Mary insisted on fixing it for him. Her help was of nosistance, because she yanked too hard, broke the zipper and had to call 911 to help Larry. Now, there's something about Larry, which is no longer hairy...

Etymology: No (negative,not) & Assistance (help, aid,resource contributing to fulfillment)& Insistence (urgently demanding attention)

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Insistaid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: inˈsistād

Sentence: "Let me help, let me help!" was the chorus from the twins. Mom knew it would take at least twice as long to fix breakfast if she accepted their insistaid than if she just did it herself but she wanted to encourage her children. She thought to herself, if only they be this enthused about getting jobs or cleaning up after their thirty second birthday party last night.

Etymology: insist (demand something forcefully, not accepting refusal) + aid (help, typically of a practical nature)

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Pestassist

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: pest/ass/ist

Sentence: If your glass is half full, you're an optimist, if it's half empty, you're a pessimist and if it's never quite right, you're a pestassist.

Etymology: pest + assist + pessimist

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Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:26:00

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Intrusolve

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: ĭn-trōō'sŏlv

Sentence: Mark only wanted to know how to indent the first line of a paragraph in MSWord, but Ethel intrusolved the issue by creating a macro that formatted the entire paper.

Etymology: intru(sive), coming without invitation or welcome; solve, to find the answer or explanation for; clear up; explain.

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Hudrafit

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: huhd-RaaAaah-fit

Sentence: When Bob felt in danger of being assosinated by too much samaritanism, he would always yell loudly "Hudrafit." Perplexed, the steadfast succourist would immediately ask" What's hudrafit?" To which Bob would quickly reply: "Help Unnecessary Don't Remember Asking For IT."

Etymology: Acronym: (As set out in sentence) Assosinate: Kill with kindness by misinterpreting and/or overresponding to call of "SOS." Futhermore, my lip reading skills tells me that's the word the unfortunate fellow in the cartoon is painfully uttering. Do you all agree with me?

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I'll have to remember that the next time I go to choose a movie - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-26: 11:58:00

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Remediabullheaded

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: reh/mee/dee/ah/bull/hed/ded

Sentence: The new assistant was remediabullheaded and drove everyone crazy.

Etymology: remedy + remediable (that can be remedied or cured) + bull headed

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COMMENTS:

Remenable word! - Nosila, 2009-07-07: 15:37:00

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Foistaid

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: foi - st - ai - d

Sentence: Lucy insisted on practicing foistaid on her mother's prized petunia patch. Mom reminded her that everything had been cultivated and weeded and that Lucy need not touch her flowers while she was gone. When Mom got home, Lucy had incorrectly identified them as weeds and pulverized the prized petunias into pitiful piles of dried out debris.

Etymology: foist (to force onto another,to falsely; identify as real; to defraud) aid (help, assist) play on first aid

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COMMENTS:

love saying this - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-07: 11:52:00

I know....does it sound like Elmer Fudd? - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 12:07:00

mrskellyscl I\'m thinking of the Three Stooges - mrskellyscl, 2009-07-07: 20:14:00

artr Could have been forcedaid too but foisted doesn\'t get enough play. Great word! - artr, 2009-07-09: 08:46:00

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Handbutt

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hand/butt

Sentence: Jenny would always handbutt into situations and usually made them much worse for the person she wanted to help.

Etymology: HANDBUTT - VERB; HAND (to give someone a hand, to help); + BUTT (from to butt in)

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COMMENTS:

Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:25:00

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Scaramedic

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: skar amm edd ik

Sentence: His aunt was a noted scaramedic, with her own methods of first aid from door handle dentistry to air hammer cpr. to her a bit of zippercumcision was a piece of (bloody) piss.

Etymology: paramedic scare

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scary but funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-26: 11:56:00

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Foistaid

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: foyst-ayd

Sentence: Mary Jo seemed unable to resist the notion that others couldn't possibly do without her helpful intervention, and as so often was the case those she provided foistaid to became victims rather than recipients of genuine assistance.

Etymology: Blend of 'foist' (To impose (something or someone unwanted) upon another by coercion or trickery) and 'aid' (assistance)

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Assholesistance

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass hohl siss tahnss

Sentence:

Etymology: assistance asshole

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-26: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-26: 09:51:00
Jabberwocky edges out Stevenson0 for the top prize in Shamu Week! Congratulations to Jabber, she is obviously an expert at creativity and understands the all the intricacies and details of animal training. (I imagine she had a very well-trained spouse!) Congratulations to all the players for a great week! And thanks again to Amy Sutherland for teaching us how to shamu. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-07: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James