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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: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: ann-ee-mone-ee

Sentence: Clive's late owner had planned for his own death. This included generous payments of animoney to ensure Clive's kennel would see a maid twice weekly and his chef would have the best ingredients and dental cover.

Etymology: 'Ani' from animal + money = Animoney. A play on 'alimoney', (maintenance payments to a former spouse.)

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dis-pet-say-shun

Sentence: All the years of enduring his master's baby-talk and bad breath paid off when Fluffy found out he was left a generous dispetsation.

Etymology: dispensation, pet


funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-21: 12:23:00

love it! - Syzygy, 2007-09-21: 23:10:00


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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: artr

Pronunciation: jur-bil-yuh-nair

Sentence: Nobody thought twice about the stupid little rodent until the old man died and left it his fortune. Now everybody just loves the sweet, adorable gerbillionaire.

Etymology: Gerbil (any burrowing rodent of the subfamily Gerbillinae, inhabiting hot dry regions of Asia and Africa and having soft pale fur) + Billionaire (a person who has assets worth a billion or more dollars, francs, pounds, or the like)

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: fill-OOD-uh-cree-chur

Sentence: Joe was a wealthy mortgage broker, but his dearth of endearing qualities left him without friends, family or hares. Just before his demise, he left his estate, including stork options, to the only living thing which did not despise him - his groundchuck, Speedbump. A thorough analysis of Speedbump's petfolio revealed him to be the wealthiest PHILUDICREATURE in North America , and got him on the covers of both Forbes and People magazines as "The Financial World's Richest Rodent"- A title envied by by many Cheap Executive Officers.

Etymology: Prefix PHIL-loving : having an affinity for (late latin)+LUDICROUS: meriting derisive laughter or scorn as absurdly inept, false, or foolish + CREATURE: a lower animal; especially : a farm animal Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin creatura, from Latin creatus, past participle of creare.....thus: PHILUDICREATURE


metrohumanx After a week of petsitting, I'm back. Now we can ALL sing along: - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:39:00

always lots of pun and games on Fridays - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 15:29:00

I think Joe was a "philudicrit" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:53:00

metrohumanx Mister Slater's Parrot was a philidicreature- but a lovable one. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 07:31:00


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Created by: WordSlammer

Pronunciation: A-nor-mali-tised

Sentence: An un normal thing left for a much loved pet from their Anormalitised owner


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: beest - kweeth

Sentence: Over her family's protestations Lucinda chose to beastqueath all of her worldly goods to her dog, Barrymore.

Etymology: Blend of 'beast' (animal) and 'bequeath' (will, impart, leave, bestow, grant, consign)


metrohumanx Did he Barrymore Bones? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:49:00

ruff break - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:02:00

Barrymore, a hard act to follow... - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:08:00

Looks like it drew quite a furore. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:37:00


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Created by: skeeterzirra

Pronunciation: in hare eh tans

Sentence: Elmer Fudd left a large inharetanse of his carrot patch farm to Bugs Bunny.

Etymology: inherit and hare

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pair/ott/tri/moany

Sentence: Since parrots often long outlive their owners, Polly was provided for with a generous parrotrimony.

Etymology: parrot + patrimony (property inherited from one's father)


But the family of Polly's owner, took the matter in to their own hands: it was garrotimony. Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:33:00

metrohumanx A spokesman for parrots said he's glad...NO parrots were involved. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-03: 08:56:00


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Created by: apathy42

Pronunciation: pet-a-fish-ee-airy


Etymology: Pet and beneficiary


Glad I didn't go with this version! - Osomatic, 2007-09-23: 20:41:00


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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