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'I need to feel sexy again! Give me Britney's abs!'

DEFINITION: v. intr., To compensate for emotional rejection by trying to change one's appearance through aggressive dieting, exercise and/or plastic surgery -- common among aging divorcees.

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Egoplasty

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: EE-go-plaz-tee

Sentence: Make your egoplasty appointment soon.

Etymology: ego + medical term

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DrWebsterIII nice word - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-24: 00:19:00

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Abpolish

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ab/poll/ish

Sentence: The only way to abpolish her demons and win back her self esteem was to throw herself wholeheartedly into sculpting a new physique.

Etymology: ab (as in abdominal) + polish + abolish

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Anuddergudun'! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:02:00

I must abpologize - I found this one tough so I had to milk it for all it was worth - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 10:35:00

Abpolish doesn't have the snarky pejorative connotations. Yours is best! - skeeterzirra, 2007-09-20: 14:23:00

Sure was a tough one. Abfab Jab! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-20: 17:46:00

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Transfigurize

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: tranz - FIG - yur - ize

Sentence: After a messy divorce with lots of criticism being aimed at his 'sagging' physique, Brandon decided it was time for him to transfigurize and to remold his body to a shape and condition he'd had many years earlier.

Etymology: Based on the word 'transfigure', (to change in outward form or appearance; transform)

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Metamorfailosis

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: metəmôrfāləsəs

Sentence: After his wife left, Bruce went on a gym spree. Fellow patrons knew him as big guy in the wet sweats. He expected a huge change. He experienced metamorfailosis. Caterpillar in. Caterpillar out.

Etymology: metamorphosis (a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one) + Fail (be unsuccessful in achieving one’s goal)

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Makeoverreact

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪkoʊvəˌɹiækt/

Sentence: The reality show "If My Ex Could See Me Now" became very popular due to the disastrous makeoverreactions of its stars.

Etymology: makeover + overreact

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good one ErWenn - nice to see you're back - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 12:11:00

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Expite

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: Ex-pite Just like it looks.

Sentence: Once the divorce was final they couldn't wait to to run into each other at the gym for a good dose of expite. Of course that didn't take too long since each was spending almost every spare moment there trying to make up for years of whocouldcareless marital workouts.

Etymology: Ex (former spouse) Spite (Nya Nya...)

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Superfacial

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: Su - per - fae - shul

Sentence: Nancy was in her 40s and newly single, so she made her appointment at the clinic to be superfacialled.

Etymology: Superficial - Facial, or other means of rejuvenation

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Dumpensate

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dum pen sayt

Sentence: He dumpensated by joining a gym for the jilted.

Etymology: compensate, dump

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must be getting to the end of the summer - welcome back - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-20: 11:35:00

Welcome Back, galwaywegian...dumpfounding word! - Nosila, 2008-08-20: 23:40:00

Thanks for minding the shop!! - galwaywegian, 2008-08-21: 06:36:00

Absolutely fantastic word ! :) - Morikvendi, 2008-08-21: 19:51:00

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Remoddeh

Created by: LadyFox

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Metadivorcesis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: met/uh/di/vohrs/sis

Sentence: To get back in the game after his marriage fell apart, he had to go through a metadivorcesis to redefine himself physically, mentally and spiritually.

Etymology: METADIVORCESIS - from - METAMORPHOSIS (any complete change in appearance, character, or circumstances) + DIVORCE (total separation, or disunion)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by staggolee. Thank you staggolee! ~ James

OZZIEBOB - 2007-09-20: 17:44:00
Sure was a tough one. Abfab Jab!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-06-02: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by staggolee. Thank you staggolee. ~ James