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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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Regaliac

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re gay lee ak

Sentence: Marisa was a regaliac for sure. She had an outfit, with accessories, for every mood, occasion, national holiday, season and impulse. To say she was overdressed and over the top would be putting it mildly. For instance, she wore her clotheshorse outfit going to the races;when out shopping, she had a dress made of credit cards all linked together and for a wine-tasting, she had an ensemble made entirely of corks. Why she had even bought herself an outfit for her own funeral...a stunning little black dress with grave accents and a hat with a horse-drawn cortege around the brim. Hopefully it would still be in style by then!

Etymology: regalia (especially fine or decorative clothing)& maniac (an insane person)

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COMMENTS:

neat ideas for Halloween - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 15:12:00

Top word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:25:00

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Primpcess

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

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Galalamode

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: gal a la mode

Sentence: Sal was a galalamode. She had an outfit begetting every occasion. She wore Gucci when she walked her poochie. She wore Dior to the Store. She wore Chanel to talk on her cell. She wore Cardin in the garden. She wore Balmain when she took the train. She wore Saab to Rehab and she wore FCUK when she visited her boyfriend!

Etymology: Gal (alliterative term for a young girl) & A La Mode (French for "in the fashion" or up to date).

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COMMENTS:

eggzelunt! - Mustang, 2009-07-21: 07:49:00

Love the word & Sal's matches of designers/occasions-funny! - splendiction, 2009-07-21: 21:40:00

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Glamoeccentric

green

Created by: green

Pronunciation: glam-o-eccentric

Sentence: I took avant-garde-window-dresser-author Simon Doonan's advice and gave away all my ordinary clothes. Now I'm very glamoccentric when I feed the chickens and dig in my urban garden.

Etymology: glamour eccentric

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COMMENTS:

You are a true glamoeccentric! Look your jacket even matches SJP's. All you need is the hat! - wordmeister, 2008-06-03: 12:58:00

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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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Overextravaganter

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: oh-ver-ex-trav-ah-gan-ter

Sentence: Elliemight was such an overextravaganter...even when she dressed for the most mundane jobs around the house.

Etymology: Over- as in "Over the top" ~ On or upon, so as to cause an apparent change in one's mood, attitude. Extravaganter - One who is very - Extravagant - Lacking restraint in spending money or using resources.

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Clotheswhorese

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cloze/horse

Sentence: Cammy Leon was such a clotheswhorese that she had a stable full of every imaginable kind of outfit.

Etymology: clotheshorse + well you know (sort of a sequel to wordmeister's shoohoh)

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COMMENTS:

She gives me nightmares... - Nosila, 2008-06-03: 23:03:00

Sounds good also as "cloze-SWOR-ese" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:29:00

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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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Redundesigner

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: REDUNDant+DESIGNER

Sentence: She only buys redundesigner clothes, many of which can only be worn for one specific occasion.

Etymology: REDUNDant+DESIGNER. redundant: Exceeding what is necessary or natural; superfluous.(See redundecorum)

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Holiduds

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: hol-i-duhdz

Sentence: Every day's a holiday when you wear your holiduds.

Etymology: Holiday (a day fixed by law or custom on which ordinary business is suspended in commemoration of some event or in honor of some person) + duds (clothes, especially a suit of clothes)

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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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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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Attiresome

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: at-iya-sum

Sentence: Judy was the sort who would wear haute couture to the supermarket just in case she bumped into the latest big brother 'celebrity'. Her attitude was becoming increasinglt attiresome to her friends and family.

Etymology: attire - clothing; tiresome - boring, tedious

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guess you're not a sex in the city fan - bookowl, 2008-06-03: 15:14:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2008-06-03: 19:34:00

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Apparechichi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ah - pare - uh - CHE- CHE

Sentence: Veronica was a dedicated apparechichi with an extensive wardrobe consisting of fashions for any and all possibilities including the unlikely prospect of encountering celebs, big business moguls, politicians or even royalty.

Etymology: Blend of 'apparel' (clothing) and chichi (pompous, pretentious)

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Fadshionista

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fad shun ees ta

Sentence: Carrie Itoff was a fadshionista of world fame. She wore costumes for every occasion and season. Her wardrobe took up 2 of the 3 bedrooms in her home. When her friends saw her wearing the fascinator all done up with butterflies, bees and ladybugs in colours to match her lawn green dress, they knew they were in for some gardening. Or as Carrie would say, a garden party. When real insects started buzzing her hat,in droves, her masquerade turned into a masqueRAID!

Etymology: Fad(an interest followed with exaggerated zeal) & Fashionista (a devoted follower of fashion)

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Fashionabelle

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: fash-en-a-bell

Sentence: Naomi hired three wardrobe mistresses to take care of the outfits she needed as a fashionabelle. One of their key duties was to track how long each item was worn and to retire it to the thrift shop after 10 hours of wear.

Etymology: fashionable + elle (supermodel) + belle (of the ball)

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love it - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 14:31:00

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Costumate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kos too mayt

Sentence: Lola had a get-tup for every occasion, season,reason and activity. She would costumate herself appropriately whether she was sewing, bowling, at the movies or just buying groceries. You could read a lot about her just by going through her massive closet. Her boyfriend finally cracked when he saw her outfit for going gardening. He said, "You are not wearing that outfit to go weeding...you look like a hoe!"

Etymology: Costume (dress in a costume,the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class) & Consumnate ( perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities;make perfect; bring to perfection)

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Voted for you~ I busted out laughing! You're so funny! Happy New Year~ :) - abrakadeborah, 2012-01-08: 11:20:00

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Splushing

Created by: kazer100

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

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Glambidextrous

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: glam-be-dex-truss

Sentence: it didn't matter what the occasion was, she had the perfect outfit, she was that glambidextrous.

Etymology: glamorous, ambidextrous

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COMMENTS:

artr Nice word! - artr, 2009-07-21: 06:44:00

fabulous - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-21: 10:24:00

glambitious word! - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 10:55:00

Hilarious - "was that glambidextrous"! - splendiction, 2009-07-21: 21:42:00

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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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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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Garbener

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: garb en er

Sentence: Greta loved to match her outfits to her activities and/or venues. She especially loved to dress the part while doing the gardening. That is why they called her Greta Garbener.

Etymology: Garb (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion) & Gardner (someone who takes care of a garden)

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Mannequindredspirit

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: manna/kwin/dred/speer/it

Sentence: Sally was a mannequindredspirit and had an outfit for every occasion. She was famous for her ability to strike an appropriate pose.

Etymology: mannequin (fashion model) + kindred spirit

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She was no dummy... - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 10:57:00

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Fashionatic

Created by: march

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Marianne has a special look for every ocassion, she's a fashionatic.

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Shoutdress

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: shout dress

Sentence: Shanel always shoutdressed everyone for every occasion with her expensive, fashionably loud garments that shouted, “I’m the best!” and "Like me!". In her world appearances were everything: eventually she forgot how to speak with spoken language and relied exclusively on her trusty loud outfits to do her talking. Thinking was no longer necessary for Shanel - all she had to do was wearaste.

Etymology: From: outdress and shout - to use clothing for communication.

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Glad Shanel has channelled herself! - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 19:16:00

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Pajamapolly

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: |pɑ ː dʒam ː ə ː ˈpɒli|

Sentence: Dorian loved grey and every other colour and he loved his pajamas. He had pajamas for every occasion and always looked very smart indeed, in a kinda sleep-over way.

Etymology: Pajama : Sleeping attire which has become high street fashion for crazy people. Polly: A first name and also a twist on poly which has many meaning(s).

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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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Stylophile

Created by: focusteacher

Pronunciation: sty lo fyl

Sentence: When he showed up to the Habitat For Humanity project in a three-piece-suit, the other workers realized that Ned was a true stylophile.

Etymology: From the Greek stylos=pillar, used from 1770 to mean "mode or fashion of life" + French phile=one that loves or likes.

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Frockenstein

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fräkənstīn

Sentence: Madame Lulu never wants to be caught wearing the same outfit twice. The good news is that she is a skilled seamstress and can create whatever she imagines. The bad news is that her imagination causes her to create frockenstein outfits that can startle even her friend Lady Gaga.

Etymology: frock (a woman’s dress) + Frankenstein (A monster made up from several bodies)

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Apparechichi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ah - pare - uh - CHE- CHE

Sentence: Gabriela was a dedicated apparechichi with an extensive wardrobe consisting of fashions for any and all possibilities including the unlikely prospect of encountering celebs, big business moguls, politicians or even royalty.

Etymology: Blend of apparel and chichi (pompous, pretentious)

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Chicrity

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sheek/ri/tee

Sentence: Abby 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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Primpetual

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: prim-PECH-oo-uhl

Sentence: This was going to be Cleowulf's greatest challenge. Despite all his research in women's magazines, Miss Primpetual remained a mystery to him. He thought of resorting to dresspionage and blingshui was not out of the question. Finally she became feed up with his strange behaviour, and suggested that he should do something about his sybilitarianism. He thought, amongst other things, that she was imeldaranged, and decided to headed to Manila to see if he could find some answers there.

Etymology: PRIMP: to groom oneself with meticuluous or excessive care and attention PerPETUAL: continuing or continued without interruption, ceaseless. "Stars Primp For 'Sex And The City' Premiere. Sarah Jessica Parker sparkles at the Sex and the City" www.okmagazine.com/blog/post/6983/Stars-Primp-For-'Sex-And-The-City'-

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interesting sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 15:10:00

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Fashioninstabile

ampruteanu

Created by: ampruteanu

Pronunciation: fa-schon-een-stah-bee-lay

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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