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DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: ham/stir/dam/pur

Sentence: The hamsterdamper foiled his plans to put his father's eclectic Dutch pipe collection on ebay.

Etymology: hamster + damper + Amsterdam


Just as a well, might ended in a dutch auction? - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:39:00


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Created by: LadyFox




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Created by: SunnyScribe



Etymology: animal + bequest

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Created by: BSqueeze4




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Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: thur-oh-bred

Sentence: Sheba was a thoroughbread. Her late owner had thoroughly breaded her with the whole of his considerable estate.

Etymology: thoroughbred + bread, as in dough, as in moolah

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Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: chip-munch

Sentence: Dang chipmunch did me in again!

Etymology: Chip: O.E. forcippian "to pare away by cutting, always confused with "cheap" by people in my country. onomatopaeic comes from the well known author Munch's manic depressive sister Laura Catherine. So a cheap munch

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Created by: woofmaster

Pronunciation: bee-stow-al

Sentence: Lord Mannerly beastowed his fortune to his pet rabbit, and hare apparent, Mr. Whiskers. It was a rather large beastowal.

Etymology: Bestowal - "Be" + "Beast"


Mr. Whiskers obviously deserved the inharitence. Great word! - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-21: 06:49:00

Top word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:13:00

Great word, beast of the bunch. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 00:22:00


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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtskɹoʊ/

Sentence: When her father's estate was placed in petscrow to take care of his favorite mouse for the remainder of its brief life, she thanked her stars that he hadn't left anything to his tortoise.

Etymology: From pet + escrow

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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: hen/i/fish/ee/air/ee

Sentence: Not too many people know that Colonel Sanders left everything to the ones who made his dream a reality. Yes, when he passed his millions were left to his many henificiaries.

Etymology: Hen Benificiary


hahahahaha! Haha! Brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2008-08-22: 04:24:00

metrohumanx I feel a little peckish. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:42:00

I am sure the Colonel "rolled over" when he heard his henificiaries sold out to Taco Bell! - lumina, 2008-08-22: 17:30:00

Eggscellent word! - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:15:00

Looks nice; sounds nice, probably tastes nice, too! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:42:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: bee - skweek

Sentence: Elvira loved her pet mice; so much so that she made a huge besqueak to them in her will. She provided $1,000,000 for the purpose of supporting her three blind mice and another $250,000 each for the ones who could see.

Etymology: bequeath,bequest, squeak

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB. Thank you OZZIEBOB! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-09-22: 16:44:00
Lots of obvious ways to go today...I think today's winner will likely be the one who got here first.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-19: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB . Thank you OZZIEBOB . ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-24: 01:31:00
GENIUS!!! (how'd I miss it)

hyperborean hyperborean - 2012-10-24: 14:26:00
Yesterday and today's definitions are giving me deja vu. Haven't we done these once before?

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 00:34:00
maybe we have to branch out and come up with definitions

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 15:57:00
EVERYONE HAD A GREAT WORD!!! but i'm giving Sethyll the crown today