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'I can't believe you left me here all day. Alone!'

DEFINITION: n., A sulky look characterized by prolonged eye contact, which pets give their owners and/or spouses when they feel neglected. v., To stare at someone with a sad-eyed look in an effort to make them feel guilty.

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Pouttle

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊdḷ/

Sentence: The default expression of my dog is a pouttle, so I can forgive him, but humans who do it make me want to smack them.

Etymology: sounds like "pout" but more cutesy

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Glowergard

Created by: Kevcom

Pronunciation: gla-wer-garghd

Sentence: Old Jessie gave me a glowergard late last night after I forgot to change his water. Poor Jessie, he can't even try to be independent...

Etymology: glower + regard

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Critiseyes

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cri/ti/size

Sentence: Each day when she left for work her cat would critiseyes her from the tiny opening in the living room shutters.

Etymology: criticize + eyes + critter

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COMMENTS:

MrDave2176 should this perhaps be spelled critterseyes? - MrDave2176, 2007-10-22: 17:16:00

good one MrDave - that would have been better - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-23: 05:56:00

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Pethetic

Created by: Misanthropic

Pronunciation: Pet-thetic

Sentence: Pez stared at me with that pethetic look he gives.

Etymology: pet + pathetic

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COMMENTS:

zxvasdf So pathetic I had to vote! - zxvasdf, 2008-09-21: 20:40:00

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Manipisad

Created by: sallybeth

Pronunciation: man-ip-e-sad

Sentence: She gave me a long manipisad to tell me how long it's been since i took her for a walk.

Etymology: manipulate and sad

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Chimplore

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: chimp-lore

Sentence: I couldn't stand it when the dog would chimplore me to feed him, even though I knew he could barely drag his overweight body around the park as it was.

Etymology: Implore: call upon in supplication combined with chimp, as in the animal with expressive eyes.

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Fidoeyed

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fīdōīd

Sentence: After a long, hard day at work Jeff*s pup Bobo greets him with his best fidoeyed look as if to say **How could you leave me all day here with that stupid cat?** Guiltreats will surely ensue.

Etymology: fido (a generic name for a pet dog) + doe-eyed (having large, gentle, dark eyes)

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Staretling

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: stay r tling

Sentence: The eye contact she found staretling

Etymology: startling, stare

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Peekablue

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: peek/a/blue

Sentence: Apache, Laura's dog, after being sad and lonely all day would whine and play peekablue with her when she got home from work.

Etymology: PEEKABLUE - noun - from PEEK (a quick, or furtive look, or glance; peep) + BLUE (dejected, depressed, despondent, down-hearted, downcast, glum, melancholy)

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Lowguiltify

Created by: emilylind

Pronunciation: lowguiltify is pnownced 'low' ad then the word 'guilt' and then 'fy'.

Sentence: My pet decided to lowguiltify he for making her feel neeglected .

Etymology:

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

remistram - 2007-10-22: 10:34:00
Came up with this one thanks to my sucky-baby cat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-22: 11:32:00
Your pet inspiration! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-10-22: 19:09:00
Petspiration? Nah, sounds a little too much like dog sweat.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 03:03:00
Pet sweat? That smells like a good idea for a definition. I will put it on the list. Thanks ErWenn! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-17: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2011-07-06: 04:33:00
staretling