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DEFINITION: v. To expectorate unexpectedly, especially in situations where it is not considered socially acceptable. n. A person who habitually spits, even when among polite company.

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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: spew trid

Sentence: When people cannot converse without being spewtrid, I avoid them like the plague.

Etymology: SPEW - to spit forth from the mouth. PUTRID - disgusting; spoils everything.


Life is nicer when things are just ducky ... not yucky! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 00:58:00

I actually met a person last week who kept spitting on me when they talked so this brought back memories and I, too, just couldn't stick around very long!! - mweinmann, 2009-03-12: 08:18:00

Moral of the story - never stand in a corner at a party - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:15:00

Clever word! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 15:56:00

Ick! Good word! - Mustang, 2009-03-13: 06:06:00

"spewtrid"-ific! word there Silveryaspen! spewtrid + terrific :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-14: 22:50:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spitēəsingkrəsē

Sentence: People have learned to give this guy on the bus plenty of personal space. It is well known that he suffers a particular spitiosyncracy. If anybody dares to engage the phlegmonster in conversation they are sure to do it from a distance.

Etymology: spit (saliva, typically that which has been ejected from a person’s mouth) + idiosyncrasy (a mode of behavior or way of thought peculiar to an individual)


heh - galwaywegian, 2010-09-23: 14:26:00


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: gawb-itt

Sentence: Sheila wished that Ray would keep his gobbits to himself, especially since the H1N1 outbreak.

Etymology: gob (as in saliva) + bit (as in pieces)

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Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: shoot - um - spu - tum

Sentence: Clint and Dirk were both heavy spitters.... They could generate bucket sized quantities on a good day. Their sputum was copious and frequent but what irritated their friends was the shootemsputum that landed in places where no one would expect or intend.... Every day for them was a spewtemup at the OK Coral.

Etymology: Shoot, ShootEm and Sputum


terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:14:00

metrohumanx Mind- numbing grossology! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:37:00

petaj Now, loogie here pilgrim, we don't want no trouble here on the ranch. There's no place for lungfighters at the OK corral. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:24:00

Very funny. Yuch, yuch, yuch! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:45:00


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Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: spi FOON

Sentence: A lot of young women at my university don’t like anyone to know that they smoke. These women sit on the toilet and smoke their cigarettes so no one can see them. Part of the spifoon ritual in their cubicle spittoons is to spit on the floor while they smoke. It is really gross and disgusting.

Etymology: BUFFOON: a gross and usually ill-educated or stupid person SPIT:


Excellent word choice! Oh and about those washroom puffers, they're in denial; others will know they smoke even if they try to spit off the stench! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 22:15:00

Terrific sentence and word. Agree with you and splendiction ... no matter how much they spit, kissing them would still be like cleaning out an ashtray! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 19:18:00


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Created by: kairi988





Don't give up ... you have great potential! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 12:36:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: vess oooooooooooooo veeeeeeee uk!

Sentence: Alarmed at the sound of the vesuviyucking coming from the kitchen of Metro's Mouthwatering Diner, she decided against ordering the green salad.

Etymology: vesuvius as in volcano, yuck as in yuck


with the special dressing - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:17:00

how clever to relate such unwelcome eruptions - Super Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 13:55:00

metrohumanx NO SOUP FOR YOU!! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:46:00

She should ve-sue-vious them! Good word! - Nosila, 2009-03-12: 20:20:00

I'm never eating out again. - Mustang, 2009-03-13: 06:07:00


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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: mahl-APP-row-PELL (malapropeller)

Sentence: Hank was quite gross in his youth- and now he's so crude and uncouth. He hacked up some moisture- and launched a thick oyster- so hard it included his tooth. Yes, Hank the Skank would belittle- all those who would swallow their spittle- For him it was sport- to land one in the port- We hope that he gags on a Skittle. (Hank was a MALAPROPELLER of the worst kind. An unrepentant DISGUSTOLAUNCHER, he would decorate the sidewalk with loathome lung by-products, repellent dollops of drool and vulgar volumes of vile vapours, too.)

Etymology: MALAPROpos+proPEL= MALAPROPEL.....MALAPROPOS: in an inappropriate or inopportune way; French mal à propos (1668).....PROPEL: to drive forward or onward by or as if by means of a force that imparts motion;Middle English propellen, from Latin propellere, from pro- before + pellere to drive.


metrohumanx Ptyalize expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:31:00

Metrohumanx, I was imagining the graphic details as I read your sentence :)~ EWWW WEEE Old Hank is one Malapropel type Fella! I just hope he doesn't smoke as he starts to choke and fling out something YELLOW! (GOOD one!) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-12: 21:05:00

excellent create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 10:14:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hork yewl

Sentence: Her blind date turned out to be a mystery date, especially after he covered her in his trachial fluids. He was none other than Horkule Poirot and her little grey cells wished she had never agreed to this outing.

Etymology: Hork (to release phlegm from nose or throat)& Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie's fictional Belgian Detective)

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Created by: Menotyou


Sentence: He has a problem he always spits he has spirettes.


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-12: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2009-03-12: 06:39:00
sometimes I worry about metrohumanx :)

mweinmann - 2009-03-12: 16:08:00
This definition really caused me to see, I actually met someone last week who actually did this!!

splendiction - 2009-03-12: 22:13:00
The words today are hilarious and disgusting at the same time - oh, another definition!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-23: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James