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'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Exocarphobia

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌɛksəkaɹˈfo(ʊ)biə/

Sentence: I wanted to come up with a funnier word to describe exocarphobia, but the picture of that banana peel frightens me so much that I can't look at it any longer.

Etymology: From exocarp (the skin, peel, or rind of a fruit) + phobia

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COMMENTS:

Funnily enough, there's a banana peel sitting on my desk right now that looks suspiciously like the one in the picture. (Yes, it's from a banana I just ate and not more than a few minutes old.) - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:53:00

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Treprindation

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: trep-i-rahyn-dey-shuh n

Sentence: Bill's mother didn't mean to give him treprindation but that's what happened. He now peels all of his food just because she trimmed the crust from his sandwiches. His wife, on the other hand, drives him just about crazy when she eats bananas peel and all and shrimp with shells intact.

Etymology: trepidation (anxiety, worry) + rind (covering)

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Skinsternation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: skin-ster-ney-shuhn

Sentence: Thelma was almost paralyzed with severe skinsternation anytime she was faced with the prospect of eating the skin of any produce or animal, fearing that it would block up or otherwise harm her digestive system.

Etymology: Blend of 'skin' and 'consternation ( A state of paralyzing dismay)

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COMMENTS:

good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-09: 07:03:00

vmalcolm Great! great word! - vmalcolm, 2008-09-09: 07:34:00

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Pelticant

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pell tick ant

Sentence: she was a total pelticant and a partial pulpican.

Etymology: pelt I can't

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Dermadrama

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dir ma dra ma

Sentence: Tanya Hide and Ed P. Durmass were seasoned actors on the highly acclaimed daytime series, "The Young and the Wrinkleless". Ed's character tried to force his victim, Tanya, to eat a banana peel. He knew her dermadrama regarding rinds of fruit would make great tv. She refused and said, "Take your banana and split". To which he replied, "Don't you like it? It has a peel...". Tanya shoved the offending former fruit covering into Ed's mouth and forced it in. He gagged and ran to wash out the bitter taste with some cleansing lather. This is really why their show is called a Soap Opera...

Etymology: Derma (the deep vascular inner layer of the skin) & Drama (turbulent or highly emotional situation;the quality of being arresting or highly emotional)

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Shunappealing

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: shun a peeling

Sentence: Animal or vegetable, Christine just could not bring herself to consume the epidermis of her convestibles. I mean really! Consider where it has been! She found it very shunappealing.

Etymology: shun - to avoid. unappealing - offputting. peeling - (possibly) discarded skin of fruit/vegetable

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Crumplejiltskin

Created by: crispianity

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Skinskittish

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: skin + skittish

Sentence: The skinskittish children reluctantly ate the grapes, then finally accepted the fact that their purple mouths and hands would be with them for days.

Etymology: skin (the outer layer of an organism) + skittish (jumpy or jittery)

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Being skinskittish would cause them to have a great deal of skinsternation. - Mustang, 2008-09-08: 22:19:00

Kids like that would have Grape Expectations! - Nosila, 2008-09-09: 00:32:00

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Peelophobia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: peel o fobe eya

Sentence: Jackie had a tremendous case of peelophobia. She could not bare to look at an orange rind, apple parings or a banana peel, never mind eat them. She could not even eat in a steakhouse, lest they serve potato skins. They did not appeel to her at all.

Etymology: Peel (the rind of a fruit or vegetable) & POhobia (Unnatural fear;an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things)

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Rindossiferous

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Rind-ossifer-ous

Sentence: Betsy worried that her skin would crinkle and crack to the point that she became totally rindossiferous.

Etymology: Rind + ossify

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-08: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-03: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James