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DEFINITION: To unconsciously adopt the vocal mannerisms and linguistic stylings of the people with whom you are speaking.

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Created by: loofarama

Pronunciation: a-dapped-terr-prett-ashun

Sentence: his adapterpretation was going too far. it was like he was that little voice in my head: saying what i wanted to, but couldn't

Etymology: adapt + interpretation


COLON: - loofarama, 2007-09-12: 16:25:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: mim/ee/uh/jar/gon

Sentence: After spending many hours interviewing high school students, the counsellor's mimeojargon became part of her life and her friends just didn't understand her.

Etymology: mimeograph + jargon

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: lin-gost

Sentence: After visiting New York, I realized I was left with a linghost when I ordered lobstah with with gahlic sooahce.

Etymology: lingo, ghost


sort of like Casper the friendlinghost - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-12: 09:54:00

It's all getting a bit spooky for me. When I wish to contact the spirit world, I talk to my barman. Nice word it sorta lingers. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-12: 17:29:00


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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: hack + sent

Sentence: I found myself speaking in a brogue when I visited Ireland, luckily nobody beat me up for having such a painfully obvious haccent.

Etymology: Hack + accent

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Created by: graypenguin

Pronunciation: lawl-er-ize

Sentence: He became so lolerized that nobody knows what he's saying except 16 year old girls.

Etymology: lol + ized (as in "to become")

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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: ver-BOR-row

Sentence: Nigel was often miffed that people felt it was necessary to verborrow his British accent when speaking to him.

Etymology: Verbal and Borrow

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Created by: cmcesq

Pronunciation: Ver-nack-a-meel-eon

Sentence: No matter where she travelled, she spoke like a native -- a true vernachameleon.

Etymology: Vernacular + chameleon

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Created by: sparkles510


Sentence: Ami's new attitude was definitely influenced by palingo from Jess.


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Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Sink-wistick

Sentence: no.

Etymology: Synch: to match or fuse Linguistic: as pertains to language

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Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: voh-kuh-lahyz

Sentence: John spent a weekend in Brooklyn and began to vocallies by saying "fugetaboudit" all the time.

Etymology: vocal + lies

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Jabberwocky - 2007-09-12: 10:46:00
and if you happen to like run on sentences you would be a linguaclonedrone

MrDave2176 MrDave2176 - 2007-09-12: 21:43:00
Does that mean if you drone on endlessly to people on a mobile you are a cellphone linguaclonedrone?