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DEFINITION: n. A person who likes to dress up and seems to have a different outfit for every occasion. v. To dress up in fancy clothes whenever you go out because you don't know who you're going to meet, and you don't want to get dressed down.

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Pradabsessive

TimTheEnchanter

Created by: TimTheEnchanter

Pronunciation: prahd-ahb-SESS-iv

Sentence: Claudio was trying to be helpful but for a brief moment, he forgot Melinda was such a pradabsessive. "Why don't you wear that red Vera Wang dress," he asked, "isn't that your favorite?" "What do you think I am," she shrieked, "some kind of heathen?!??! I already wore that dress; I certainly can't wear it again!!" Claudio shook his head, plopped down in the chair, and waited patiently, knowing she would eventually find the perfect outfit to wear to her bankruptcy hearing.

Etymology: Prada + obsessive

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Chicrity

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sheek/ri/tee

Sentence: Jenny is always out shopping for new, wonderful and different fashion because she approaches life with a great deal of chicrity. She loves to wear her best clothes every day for every occasion.

Etymology: CHICRITY - noun - from CHIC(fashionable; stylish; style and elegance in dress) + ALACRITY (cheerful readiness; willingness)

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Allegance

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Awl-egg-gunce

Sentence: She dressed elegantly for every possible occasion, as she prided herself on being an allegant person.

Etymology: All + elegance

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Clobbersnob

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Klob-err-snob

Sentence: Jayne had always been a Clobbersnob, even at school she had to look her best just in case the modelling scouts happened to drop in looking for the next Kate Moss!!

Etymology: Clobber(Brit informal Clothing or personal belongings) + Snob(Person with an exaggerated respect for high social standing, looks down on those regarded as socially inferior. = Clobbersnob.

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Tuxspeedo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: təkspēdō

Sentence: Thomas does not believe in informal clothing. Casual Friday? Not for this guy! Even when he goes to the beach he wears a tuxspeedo.

Etymology: tuxedo (a suit of formal evening clothes) + speedo (a bathing suit)

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Primpcess

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: primp-cess

Sentence: Margot was known as a primpcess because she dressed for every occasion like she thought she was royalty.

Etymology: princess: woman with the status of a princess + primp: dress with great care and attention to detail

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COMMENTS:

like it... - mweinmann, 2009-07-22: 19:52:00

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Multimodel

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: mull - ti - mowd - l

Sentence: Lenore was a multimodel woman who wore several outfits in one day as if life were more about the clothes you had on then on the activities you participated in or who you were as a person. She had a different set of clothes for taking a walk, shopping, jogging, reading the newspaper, writing a letter, cooking dinner, etc.... It seemed to everyone who knew her that her life was lived for the clothing.

Etymology: multi (contains multiple colors in the same size), multimodal (Having, or employing multiple modes) , model (display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion)

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Frockle

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: fraw-kull

Sentence: Samantha's habit of frockling herself in a revealing dirndl came to an abrupt end when she realized that it exposed the spare attire around her waist.

Etymology: frock +sparkle

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COMMENTS:

So now she's reattired from being attired! Good word - Nosila, 2008-06-03: 23:06:00

A good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:31:00

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Dresspihomage

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: dress/pee/hom/aj

Sentence: She was a slave to her dresspihomage and worshipped at the designer boutiques.

Etymology: dress + homage + espionage

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Divattire

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dēvətīr

Sentence: Julie loves pamper herself. She never feels better than when she is wearing her divattire. The only problem with her expensive tastes is that it doesn\'t match her income. She will do almost anything, including skipping meals to avoid making selections from the poordrobe.

Etymology: diva (an admired, glamorous, or distinguished woman) + attire (be dressed in clothes of a specified kind)

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COMMENTS:

- excellent word. "poordrobe" - great! - splendiction, 2009-07-21: 21:45:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-03: 04:34:01
Today's definition was inspired by Sarah Jessica Parker's crazy hat which she wore to the London premiere of Sex in the City. See: Sarah Jessica Parker's Hat. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-06-03: 06:49:00
The hat was made by another galwaywegian!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-03: 09:44:00
Hey Galway, So you have a hat like that too!! Neat! I assume you always wear it when you're playing Verbotomy, just to get the creative juices going! ~ James