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'They're so cute! What kind of kittens are they? Porcupines.'

DEFINITION: Something, or someone, that appears to be warm and fuzzy but is, when you get close, sharp and prickly.

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Trickupines

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: trick-yoo-piynz

Sentence: Some cacti look cute and fluffy, but when you go to hug them you find out they are trickupines.

Etymology: trick+porkupines or trick+you+porkupines (i just noticed this, wasn't intended, lol)

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Devangel

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: dev-ang-el

Sentence: Joey was a real devangel. In public he wore suits and smiled a lot, but in private he preferred leather and chains.

Etymology: devil = the new angel + angel = the new devil

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Quillusory

Created by: kyotonils

Pronunciation: kwil-oo'-zə-rē

Sentence: Her outward indifference is quillusory. If you try to move in on her territory she'll come after you like a rabid Doberman.

Etymology: (adj.) quill + illusory

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Shreddybear

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: shreddy/bare

Sentence: To prepare their child for the cruel world they gave him a shreddybear which bit him every time he cuddled it

Etymology: shred + teddy bear

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COMMENTS:

Sweet! I want one! - Alchemist, 2007-01-23: 08:16:00

I laughed audibly. Good one. - kyotonils, 2007-01-23: 08:21:00

so did I! - Javeson1, 2007-01-23: 09:55:00

I had one of those when I was a kid! - wordmeister, 2007-01-23: 12:56:00

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Devangel

Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: dev-ang-el

Sentence: Joey was a real devangel. In public he wore suits and smiled a lot, but in private he preferred leather and chains.

Etymology: devil = the new angel + angel = the new devil

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Kittytankerous

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: kit/ee/tang/ker/uhs

Sentence: Bosses have to be kittytankerous individuals to get their job done.

Etymology: kitty + cantankerous

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COMMENTS:

What about teachers? - wordmeister, 2007-01-23: 12:58:00

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Werekitten

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: we're + kit + n

Sentence: Betsy was nothing but a werekitten, she acted nice but had a black heart.

Etymology: Were + kitten

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Fuzzaphony

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: fuhz-uh-fone-ee

Sentence: All her sweetness is baloney. She's nothing but a fuzzaphony.

Etymology: fuzz + phony

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Indistofuzzitravile

Created by: TrJoshB

Pronunciation: in-di-stow-fuzz-it-ra-vile

Sentence: Although She became very attractive over the last couple of beers; I had to remind myself that she was indistofuzzitravile.

Etymology: in + distance + fuzzy + travel + vile

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wow that's alot of letters. - TrJoshB, 2007-01-24: 17:08:00

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Tinseltuft

Created by: ArsMajika

Pronunciation: TIN-cel-tuft

Sentence: You'd think that quiet librarian would be such a peach... I mean, look at her! But she's such a harpy. The woman is completely tinseltuft.

Etymology: Tinsel is sharp and grating, tacked onto tuft, as in a tuft of fur.

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Comments:

allwise - 2007-01-23: 02:28:00
he he, nice sentence =)