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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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Divattire

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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