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DEFINITION: n. A person who pretends to be green because they think global warming is hot. v. To name-drop green status symbols in a shallow attempt to attract comely green people.

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Greenwannabee

Created by: queeny

Pronunciation: green wanna be

Sentence: the dude is SUCH a greenwannabee, posing like he knows how to recycle, pleaze

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Ecotunist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ek/oh/toon/nist

Sentence: Many multinational corporations are merely ecotunists in an attempt to score points with young environmentalists.

Etymology: ecological + opportunist

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Greengadfly

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: green/gad/fly

Sentence: He knew he had met his match when he encountered the leaf-lorn "Greengadfly" as he pitched his woo in the curbside recycle bin.

Etymology: although the origin of the word dates back to the time when a "fly bit the cattle", today in our politically-correct environment it is more closely associated with vagarious, vanity-conscious vegans

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Grasskisser

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation:

Sentence: He was such a grasskisser that he put his pesticide bottles in the bottom of the recycle bin and covered them with soy milk cartons

Etymology: grass + ass kisser

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Greennose

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: green - no - s

Sentence: Being the greennose that Bill was, he approached Matilda and asked if he could dispose of her used Soda Can after lunch in an ecologically correct collection device. He did this, not because he really cared about recycling but because he knew that Matilda cared very much about the green movement and she happened to be the hottest chick in the office.

Etymology: green + brown nose

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Good one! - Nosila, 2009-07-14: 22:05:00

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Ecobitionist

alecstevenson

Created by: alecstevenson

Pronunciation: Eco-bi-tion-ist

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Etymology: Eco + exhibitionist

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Opporgreenistic

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: op - per - green - is - tik

Sentence: Simon showed opporgreenistic behavior by mentioning all of his "green" habits around attractive women that he thought to be ecologically motivated. He would tell half-truths and green lies just to impress them.

Etymology: opportunistic (taking advantage of situations that arise; said of people who will take advantage of situations to advance their own interests, without regard for principles), green

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Gorestanding

Created by: OldEnglish

Pronunciation: GORE-stand-ing

Sentence: Although he used "An Inconvenient Truth" as his "Player's Handbook," somehow Shelby always avoided being accused of Gorestanding.

Etymology: Al Gore + grandstanding

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Envirostaticize

Created by: courtney0916

Pronunciation: en-vyr-o-stat-uh-size

Sentence: Carmella was not wooed when Hector attempted to envirostaticize her with his energy conserving material possessions.

Etymology: enviroment + status

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Weiredb

Created by: timmy

Pronunciation: weired b

Sentence: your weirdb.

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Comments:

- 2006-11-13: 07:11:00
How true. Green is the new status symbol. Every frigging celebrity is now wrapped in a fig leaf.

queeny - 2006-11-13: 14:11:00
love this word enviromench . hey, you guys behind the curtain, I want to change my vote.

- 2006-11-13: 14:11:00
Great sentence deadpanwalking: "When he winked when he told me he'd like to show me his Prius, I knew he was an enviromench."

- 2006-11-13: 14:11:00
And this one is funny too -- Even Larry David needs to give himself an ecoboost every now and then, as he so valiantly attempted when he tried to chase down his fellow Prius driver so he could greet him as a fellow Prius driver.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-14: 00:05:00
Today's definition was illustrated by Franke James. Thank you Franke. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-14: 10:35:00
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