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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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Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Gill-tee

Sentence: Samantha tapped some flakes into the fish bowl. "Aww", she said staring into the fish's sullen eyes. "Did you miss me, Chip?". Chip floated toward the edge of the bowl and nuzzled the glass. He always managed to make her feel so gillty that she had to go out to work in order to feed him. He was such a bloody selfish cod.

Etymology: Guilty - pisspronunciation

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mel-lan-col-lie

Sentence: Jake, a border collie, hated being left behind and felt melancollie and dejected. So the highly intelligent and talented dog who could control a flock of sheep or geese with just a look, would also use his stare to control his owner, making her feel very guilty for leaving him.

Etymology: melancholy: tending to promote sadness and gloom + collie: herding dog originating from the British Isles - Border Collies in particular have a distinct "gaze" that they use to control sheep, geese, children or anything that moves (except for cats, who stare back at them and refuse to be herded)


cute! - Nosila, 2010-02-17: 23:22:00


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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: anxiety

Sentence: The spaniel had spent too long at the pound and was feeling very insecure. It was now practising anxeyeity on every visitor in the hope that someone who saw his big sad eyes would feel guilty enough to adopt him.

Etymology: anxiety + eye


I won't go into a pet store for that very reason - it's too sad - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-22: 13:24:00


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Created by: Chickp

Pronunciation: Guilt-eyezd

Sentence: My dog guiltized me through the front window as I walked away from the house

Etymology: guilt+eyed

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: eyes/braker

Sentence: She could melt ice with her eyesbreaker stare

Etymology: ice breaker + eyes


well dog gives me that every day. - Chickp, 2007-10-22: 12:12:00


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Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /meglænskəli/

Sentence: When I arrived home, my pet gave me one of those meglancholies, and I couldn't help to feel guilty about leaving it alone the whole afternoon...

Etymology: MEGLANCECHOLY. n. From Melancholy + Glance

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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: puhp-pee-dahg-GYZE

Sentence: Alex had yet to master the puppydogguise--his date was not about to forgive him for dumping eggplant parmigiana all over her new white dress.

Etymology: puppy-dog eyes (expression used to describe such a look) + guise (assumed appearance)

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Created by: gobidesert

Pronunciation: pet-an-tic

Sentence: The cat has been petantic all morning -- perhaps we should take it for a walk?

Etymology: Variation on pedantic.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: critter/size

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

Etymology: criticize + eyes + critter


nice! - galwaywegian, 2008-09-18: 06:26:00

You have a crittercal eye! - Nosila, 2008-09-19: 01:47:00


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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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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