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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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Petafactor

Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Pet-Uh-fak-tur

Sentence: The rich widow decided that her dog would be her petafactor.

Etymology: Pet+benefactor

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Petherit

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: pett-herr-it

Sentence: Bartholomew, the pot-bellied pig who was the sole petherit of her grandfather's fortune sure tasted great after he roasted for 3 hours on the rotisserie.

Etymology: pet + inherit

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COMMENTS:

I suppose first came the pig and toast, then the pig out! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:01:00

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Gerbwill

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: jerb wil

Sentence: In his last Gerbwill and Testament, Old Man Lemming left all the money he had squirrelled away to his pets, all of whom were rodents and made Bill the Gerbil his executor. His daughter, Peggy Lemming, thought this was an oddicile and hired a lawyer to contest it. The lawyer interrogated all the heirs, including the rat and the mouse, who both squealed. As he suspected, the rodents had hamstered the Old Man's meds, so that he got confused and rewrote the new gerbwill. Peggy got her revenge on the rodents when she used her inheritance to buy several large cats for the mansion.

Etymology: Gerbil (pet rodent) & Will (a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die)

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Hamsterdamper

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

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

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Doenate

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: doe/nate

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Etymology: doe + donate

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Philudicreature

metrohumanx

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

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metrohumanx After a week of petsitting, I'm back. Now we can ALL sing along: http://www.neilinnes.org/audio/audio.htm - 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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Hareapparent

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hay rap par ant

Sentence: Bugs was the hareapparent to Bunny's fortune. The family sat aghast as the lawyer rabbitted on....

Etymology: heir apparent hare

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Heirhair

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: herehare

Sentence: Mr. Buttomhole's gerbil seemed to strut around more proudly once she became the heirhair apparent.

Etymology: heir 'inheritor' hair 'with hair'

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funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:03:00

Hear! Hear! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:40:00

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Besqueak

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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Pestament

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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: PEST-a-ment

Sentence: Marvin's last will and pestament provided for the care of his aging cat Lola until she died or she had to be put down due to complications. Lola was buried by Marvin's relatives the week following his funeral. Poor thing, at least she didn't suffer.

Etymology: Pets/pests + testment (as in last will and...)

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Comments:

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