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'You're the only person who ever listens to me...'

DEFINITION: n., An ongoing relationship where one person does all the talking, whining and complaining, and the other just listens quietly and tries to appear sympathetic. v., To participate in a lopsided conversation where one person does all the conversing.

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /əˌskjunəˈkeiʃən/

Sentence: Their conversations had gotten so one-sided that she even stopped muttering "uh-huh" and completely surrendered to askewnication.

Etymology: From askew + (commu)nication


it definitely describes lopsided - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-11: 14:51:00

Ask you? If I do, will I get nications? Not only fun to play with, but fun to say ... is it sashays off the tongue! Nice one! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-11: 18:05:00


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Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: matt-trih-mohn-o-log

Sentence: When Jenna's husband would begin a droning matrimonologue about the good old days in the frat house in college, she would escape through the back door in her mind. Today she found herself in the middle of the Caribbean aboard a pirate ship, with Captain Fabio, who proceeded to use his "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Spray" in the most debaucherous of manners. Oddly enough, her husband was having a very similar fantasy, but with substantially more Greek-letter-inscribed paddling.

Etymology: matrimony + monologue


Very funny sentence! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-11: 09:08:00

love it! - galwaywegian, 2008-02-11: 12:13:00

Shamefully, I must admit marriage came to mind for me too. Great word! - DeltaRho2K, 2008-02-11: 13:06:00


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Created by: snowgirl96




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Created by: sjacksonnnn4

Pronunciation: An-Noy-If-Eye-Ing

Sentence: I was stuck in the worst annoyifying conversation today!

Etymology: (annoy- to annoy + ifying)

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Created by: mrsholstenenglish11




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Created by: justinb

Pronunciation: CON-ver-Hayte,

Sentence: i converhate you

Etymology: to hate conversing with you

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Created by: Taylor

Pronunciation: Bor-ing-tay-shus

Sentence: Taylor was having best friend issues and the only person she could talk to was her cat. However, he was very boringtatious and didnt care about her problems.

Etymology: (boring-not fun, disinterested + tatious) To not enjoy listening to others problems.

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Created by: jdverrett

Pronunciation: mon o ver say shun

Sentence: Mike usually goes into monoversations no matter who he is with.

Etymology: mono - single, one conversor - abide, keep company with ????

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Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: why-nee-taw-ker

Sentence: Annette was such a whyneetawker that her poor cat tried to get away from her every chance he could!

Etymology: Whinnnnnyyyy; To utter a plaintive, high-pitched, protracted sound, as in pain, fear, supplication, or complaint. To complain or protest in a childish fashion. Tawker ; play on the word "Talker" ; Someone whose talk is trivial drivel and non stop empty words.

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: pre-chase-shun-ship

Sentence: So, in the car my girlfriend won't stop talking. And whenever I try to say something, she cuts me off. I'm stuck in a preachationship.

Etymology: preach; relationship

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 01:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 05:57:00
very funny cartoon today - I look forward to seeing them every day

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 10:33:00
Thanks Jabberwocky! I was thinking of you when I did it. Of course, you're the cat, and I'm the babbler. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 11:38:00
that's okay - looks like a very happy cat - probably listening to some old Cat Stevens songs

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-11: 18:38:00
The cat looks so friendly, I could moggicoddle him. Another great cartoon in a long line of great cartoons!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:42:00
Your definition really elicited a lot of good words, remistram. Good one!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:43:00
I second Jabberwocky's 'I look forward to your cartoons each day' ... me two, James. Can I be the mouse missing from the ipod?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-12: 11:30:00
Thanks! Of course the most fun is seeing how everyone responds to the creative challenge by reading their wonderful words! That's what I look forward to every day. ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 01:20:00

emdeejay - 2008-12-04: 05:01:00
Love the way it FINishes :-)

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 17:28:00
"Excellent" was supposed to appear under YOUR word....ahhh- the mysteries of the comment box!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-29: 00:12:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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