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'Apparently, Santa has been into the festive spirits all day long.'

DEFINITION: v., To prepare for holiday events where you must chat with irritating co-workers or nagging relatives, by consuming just enough alcohol to make you feel "relaxed". n., A person who arrives at a party pre-inebriated.

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Alcoholerate

Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: al ku 'haw lur ayt

Sentence: Ruth hates her inlaws, but she'll be fine if she alcoholerates before their party.

Etymology: alcohol + tolerate

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Loadstoned

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: low d stow nd

Sentence: Carter knew how to bolster up for the Christmas gatheringy-dingdings. All it takes is a slew of morale boozeter shots. Everyone knows that a Carter is good at getting well-loaded, yet still delivering the goods. For parties, Carter was well sot after, perhaps because of his plastered smile, and smooth as Black Velvet tongue. He was a loadstoned attraction.

Etymology: LOADED, STONED, LODE STONE. Loaded and stoned are synonyms for being inebriated. Lode Stone not only means a magnetic rock, it is also any thing that attracts others.

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clever - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-19: 15:51:00

This must be how they invented Carter's little liver pills!!! Good word. - Nosila, 2008-12-19: 22:40:00

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Soirebacchus

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: Swa-ray-bock-us

Sentence: Pete loved the holiday season because he loved going to the parties for the free booze. Going from party to party, Pete would always show up at another party drunk. He was a classic Soirebacchus.

Etymology: Combination of "Soire" from soiree - a party or reception held in the evening; and "Bacchus" - the Greek God of wine.

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Putrumintumtum

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: poot/rum/in/tum/tum

Sentence: When he received his invitation to the Christmas lunch he took the little drummer boy's advice and putrumintumtum.

Etymology: put + rum + tum (as in tummy) + pa rum pum pum pum

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libertybelle Hysterical!!! - libertybelle, 2007-12-18: 10:36:00

I need to ruminate on this one! Very clever and offbeat! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-18: 16:17:00

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Previouslyunsobered

Created by: gemmgemms

Pronunciation: pre-vee-us-lee-un-so-berr-da

Sentence: They could all tell he was previouslyunsobered.

Etymology: previous:before + un:not + sober:not drunk

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Hoptimist

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: HOP - tuh - mist

Sentence: After a couple of "steadiers" Bob, a hoptimist with a 'corona' of confidence, marched smilingly into his workplace's Christmas party, greeting heartily fellow-workers who normally 'drove him to drink".

Etymology: HOPTIMIST: Blend of hop(s), used in beer brewing. Consider slang "On the hops", and Optimist: One who feels that things will work out well. STEADIER: (sl) a beer to steady the nerves. CORONA: 1.A crown 2. Mexican beer. DRIVE TO DRINK: Make s.o so irritate

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Fauxmas

Created by: jmotsch

Pronunciation: foe mass

Sentence: After a full day of toasting, Jim was totally fauxmassed when he arrived at the children's choir performance. I must always fauxmas before attending midnight mass.

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Otannenbombed

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: o tenənbämd

Sentence: It was just his first week at his new job and Gerry wanted to make a good impression at the Christmas party. Unfortunately he chose to use a little liquid courage to prepare for the event. He showed up otannenbombed. With all of the smirks, snickers and pointing Monday morning, he wished he knew what had gone on Saturday night.

Etymology: O Tannenbaum (Carol: O Christmas Tree) + bombed (intoxicated by drink or drugs)

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terrific - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-19: 14:02:00

Excellent!! - Mustang, 2008-12-19: 18:59:00

Love it - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-21: 17:20:00

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Hollyjollyhammered

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: hall-ee-jaw-lee-ham-erd

Sentence: He was so hollyjollyhammered that he offered to grace everyone at the office Christmas party with his heavenly voice and sing a Christmas tune - it was an amalgamation of Silent Night, Little Drummer Boy, and Take This Job and Shove It.

Etymology: Hollyjolly (as in the Christmas spirit) + hammered (drunk, wasted)

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Putrumintumtum

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: put/rum/in/tum/tum

Sentence: When he received his invitation to the Christmas lunch he took the little drummer boy's advice and putrumintumtum.

Etymology: put + rum + tum (as in tummy) + pa rum pum pum pum

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COMMENTS:

Luv it! So clever and superbly adorable. Touches the kid that lives in all of us and makes Christmas such fun! - silveryaspen, 2008-12-19: 10:31:00

Good one - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-21: 17:19:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-18: 03:37:00
Today's definition was suggested by yellowbird Thank you yellowbird ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-19: 00:45:00
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silveryaspen - 2008-12-19: 01:11:00
Is it just for the moment we live? What's it all about when you SOT it out, Alkie?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-23: 01:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by yellowbird. Thank you yellowbird. ~ James

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