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DEFINITION: v. To sit in your car and repeatedly honk your horn, so that your passengers, who are waiting inside the house, know you are ready to go. n. A person who uses a car horn as an multi-purpose communication tool.

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Honkvince

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rhymes with conkvince

Sentence: not only did Marty conkvince his family in the kitchen, from the warmth of his car he would honkvince them it was time to leave.

Etymology: conkvince (a previous verbotomy this week) + honk

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Carmunicator

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: kar mew nik ay tor

Sentence: The instalation of a novelty hooter in his car turned him from a carmunicator to a carmoonicator

Etymology: communicator, car

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Sonatabitch

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: so-nah-tah-bich

Sentence: Gabriel started sounding his Dominican Doorbell before he even pulled up in front of the house. He thought he was effectively saving time and energy. Everyone else thought he was a sonatabitch!

Etymology: SONATA (a composition for one or more solo instruments, usu. written in three or four movements) + BITCH (a female dog) sounds like: son-of-a-bitch.

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COMMENTS:

Cute word and sentence! - Nosila, 2009-05-01: 18:41:00

DrWebsterIII i learned something ('Dominican doorbell") I love your sentences, always (and your etymology) - DrWebsterIII, 2009-05-02: 15:42:00

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Honkquest

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hon kwest

Sentence: Hank's latest date had to endure his honkquest outside her home until she appeared. But our Honkquistador soon met his match when her irate hubby put sugar in his gas tank.

Etymology: Honk (blast your car horn) & Conquest (an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone)

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Rudetoot

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: rewd-tewt

Sentence: It doesn't bother me so much that my neighbor gets picked up for work by the ambulance every day at 5 am, what really gets me is that her partner insists on summoning her with a rudetoot consisting of every siren for at least 10 minutes.

Etymology: rude + toot - also a play on rooty-toot.

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle oops, i didn't see that i came so close to someone else's word. I try to create before i read. Sorry! - libertybelle, 2009-05-04: 09:14:00

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Toottweet

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: toottweet

Sentence: Jeremy has his own form of e-communications. Texting,Twitter? Not for him. When he wants to summon his girlfriend he tweets her with his car horn. And he expects her to appear toottweet.

Etymology: toot (to sound or blow a horn, whistle, or wind instrument) + tweet (to post on Twitter)a play on toot sweet (Quickly, immediately, at once. This word is a corruption of the French ‘tout de suite’, which literally means 'all at once')

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Hornbell

Created by: dekra

Pronunciation: horn-bell

Sentence: John couldn't bring himself to walk 30 feet up the sidewalk, so he simply rang the hornbell repeatedly until Jess was annoyed enough to come outside.

Etymology: Car Horn + Door Bell

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Honkistador

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: honk ees ta dor

Sentence: Honkistador, your Mustang stands in need of company And like some horny gigolo now, you reek of rudity!

Etymology: Honk (to sound/use the horn of a car) & Conquistador ("Conqueror" in Spanish language;Spanish explorers/adventurers who conquered Mexico and Peru in the 16th century; also song title by group Procol Harum in 1967)

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COMMENTS:

clever - mweinmann, 2009-05-01: 11:39:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-01: 13:39:00

Honkistador - ha ha! Well done. - splendiction, 2009-05-01: 16:48:00

libertybelle Love it!!! - libertybelle, 2009-05-04: 09:09:00

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Hornacular

Created by: kalex

Pronunciation: hor-naa-kew-ler

Sentence: Her mother spoke in the hornacular, just honking and honking rather than going to the door.

Etymology:

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Omnihonkist

Created by: phoenix89

Pronunciation: Omni - honk -ist

Sentence: Some people like to use their car honks to signal everyone for everything. n. To assume people know what you want just by you honking your car horn or any sound producing tool of the like.

Etymology: Omni : all / Honk : to cause a sond. / ist : someone who practices a certain thing.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-01: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you for giving us the honk! ~ James

splendiction - 2009-05-01: 16:47:00
I wasn't going to play today, but I couldn't resist your definition, metro!

mrskellyscl mrskellyscl - 2009-05-01: 17:52:00
These are all so good -- very talented wordsmiths.

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-02: 05:35:00
I haven't wanted to play all week here...but Metrohumnax you've always got the right words to say :) Great definition as always! I do come vote on my favs. I may come back one day and create again...I don't know yet...Ciao!

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-05: 01:15:00
OMGosh another freakin' typo..."Verbotoslap" me Metro! lol METROHUMANX* ya know you're one of my best friends on here...sorry about that typo... :)~ Great definitions as always Metro!

dochanne - 2009-05-06: 00:25:00
Nice.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-11-15: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James