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DEFINITION: v. To enthusiastically tell and share a lame joke with an unwilling audience. n. A person who does not realize that their sense of humor is not appreciated and laughs loudly at their own jokes.

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Stinkophant

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: stink-oh-fant

Sentence: Jason thought he was the funniest person on earth. He was completely oblivious to the fact that no one thought he was very funny. Most reactions ranged from low runbled groans to complete bewilderment. He was a self-serving stinkophant if I ever saw one.

Etymology: Stink (from the smell of a bad joke)+ syncophant (self serving talebearer, slanderer, from Greek -phant meaning to show)

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Nilarious

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: nill-air-ee-us

Sentence: Lauren is so nilarious that people are always forgetting to laugh at her jokes.

Etymology: nil, hilarious

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how sad - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-01: 14:38:00

Unfortunately, Lauren is not alone...good word, Purple! - Nosila, 2008-04-01: 15:05:00

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Witticissistic

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: wit/ti/sis/sis/tic

Sentence: John was a witticissistic who loved his own sense of humour and the jokes that he wrote and was constantly pushing them on his unlaughing friends.

Etymology: witticism + narcissistic

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COMMENTS:

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-01: 11:06:00

you da man. - stache, 2008-04-01: 18:41:00

Outstanding. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-01: 22:16:00

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Technodweeb

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: tek-no-dweeb

Sentence: Maurice is an absolute technodweeb who thinks he's very hip about all computer related information but he's actually thoroughly clueless and has most of his friends snickering at him behind his back.

Etymology: Blend of 'technology' (the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area : engineering) and 'dweeb' (slang meaning an unattractive, insignificant, or inept person)

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Loonytech

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Created by: kashman

Pronunciation: loon-ee-tek

Sentence: For fun, Jason would hack into other people's hard drives, infect their PCs with trojans and spam their e-mail boxes. No doubt he was good with computers but at the same time a loonytech.

Etymology: Loony (a foolish or crazy person) + tech

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COMMENTS:

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-01: 22:18:00

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Farcefeed

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /FAHRS-feed/

Sentence: As a travelling PC Technician, Dominic often had a captive audience when he worked on people's home computers. Few people would walk away when he was working on their PC's, either because they were trying to learn or because they were afraid he'd do something to mess it up. So, while he was working, he would farcefeed them jokes. They sometimes laughed too, although it was usually a nervous kind of laugh. A lot of people didn't get his jokes, but still, a laugh was a laugh. Dominic wanted to be a standup comedian one day.

Etymology: Blend of: Farce - A ludicrous comedy; a mockery (from Old French, farcir "to stuff" as in 'a short comic sketch in between the acts of a play') + Forcefeed - to physically compel one to take food (from Latin, fortis "strong" & Old English, foda "to tend")

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I've been farcefed a few times - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-01: 14:39:00

May the farce be with you, Tigger. - Nosila, 2008-04-01: 15:03:00

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Comicentric

youmustvotenato

Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: com-mi-sen-trick

Sentence: Sean, fully comicentric, began hysterically laughing at inside jokes much to the annoyance of his friends who had no idea what was so funny.

Etymology: comic - comedian eccentric - strange, unconventional person

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Comedescend

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: coma/descend

Sentence: Everyone ducked when they saw Chris coming. He would always comedescend with his unfunny comedy on unsuspecting prey.

Etymology: comedy + condescend

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COMMENTS:

Clever blend - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-01: 22:18:00

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Ignorrant

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: ig/nor/rant

Sentence: It was April Fool's Day and Justin, the small company's sole male employee, was making more of an "ignoranus" of himself than usual. In hysterics, he explained over and over why that "Empty Folder Virus" was so funny. Molly paid no attention to Justin's ignorrant. She did, however, wonder if the Saran-wrap covering the toilet bowl in the men's washroom would ever be traced back to her.

Etymology: ignorant + rant

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Jestershmuck

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: JES-ter-Sh-muhk

Sentence: Bob, who was keen to impress the boss's daughter, fancied himself as a comedian. Sadly his jokes, which always had a yiddish flavour, were bad; in fact, they were worse than that, they were terrible. So terrible that at his looming others literally went scurrying out of the way, sometimes running into one another. "Good yontiff, pontiff," he would call to his Catholic compadres at Easter or Christmas. And coming upon the local rabbi, seated at the time, he golemically gurgled: "Did you hear about the Jewish art collector, who became a Christian? He exchanged his Rubens -for a Goya..!" So taken back was the poor man that he almost tipped over backwards off his chair. Finally there was agreement between friend and foe alike, that this schlemiel needed, figuratively, a "frosk in the pisk.' Calling him in for a chat, Roxie said, "You are not here today because we think your yiddish humour is funny. We think it's time for you to make a change." Bob paused, and let the gravity of the situation sink in. "Friends," he said, with a hint of a smile; yes, true, it's time for me to move to a deeper understanding of the art of comedy than I have ever known before. Suddenly, quick as a flash, and without warning, he came forth with, " Confucuis say: If at filst you don't succeed - mally the boss's daughter." Roxie was shocked as anyone, and all there began to speak amongst themselves. Cringing in the expectation of more jokes, Roxie exclaimed, "Perhaps, there just so much more to learn about him; what is he: a yold, a yekel or jestershmuck?"

Etymology: JESTER:clown, joker, comedian & SHMUCK -from Yiddish:dope, bore, jerk, bumbler. YONTIF: Holiday, celebration, festivity. GOLEM: fool, simpleton, graceless.GOY:Gentile. SCHMIEL:fool, social misfit. FROSK IN THE PRISK:slap in the face. YOLD, dolt. YEKEL:sucker.

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Schmuck, a Yiddish word, has a range of meaning depending on context. In its most innocuous use, a schmuck is a person who does a stupid thing, in which case "dumb schmuck" is the appropriate expression. A schmuck's behavior ranges from pesky and inconsiderate, to obnoxious and manipulative. A schmuck's personality type ranges from jerk to bastard. Schmucky behavior also falls within a range of intentionality. Some schmucks carefully plan their bad behavior, some only a little, and some not at all. For example, the bastard may spend considerable time planning his bad deeds. In contrast, the dumb schmuck and the pesky behave badly without any forethought. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-01: 00:51:00

you're such a mensch, OB. - stache, 2008-04-01: 09:27:00

Oy, from your lips to God's ears! Who knew? I get geschnecktigezoik just reading the story! - Nosila, 2008-04-01: 22:29:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-01: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-01: 08:58:00
Nice seasonal selection; I have to admit you had me for a minute.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-01: 12:36:00
Thanks stache. I was wondering if anyone would get my joke... I was starting to think that I'm just a nilarious jestersmuck, or maybe a farcefeeding obliviass. ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2008-04-01: 13:27:00
Got me as well, ya toonatic!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-10-24: 00:40:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James