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'There's no way a guy with a mono-brow is marrying my daughter!'

DEFINITION: n. A chosen mating partner who is not well-accepted by one's parents. v. To fight with one's parents over the selection of a suitable mate.

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Romanticlate

Created by: myrrh

Pronunciation: (n;) row-MAN-tih-clut (v;) row-MAN-tih-clayt

Sentence: (n;) Jenny had found the perfect man, but he turned out to be a romanticlate. (v;) Robert and his parents screamed and romanticlated for hours that night.

Etymology: Partially derived from the word "romance;" barely any etymology otherwise.

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Spousejoust

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: spows-jowst

Sentence: Helen carefully checked Hank's mowhawk before knocking on her parents' door. If they were going to spousejoust then she wanted her sweetheart to look his best.

Etymology: spouse + joust (a personal combat or competition)

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got my vote =-) - grasshopper, 2007-06-22: 11:26:00

Thanks grasshopper, glad you liked it! - serendipity9000, 2007-06-22: 13:21:00

Once the door opened did it turn into Stevenson0's wrestlemateia - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:40:00

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Sponsparentaloathe

Created by: AlouattaPigra

Pronunciation: Spawns Pair Ent Ill Oh Thh

Sentence: She looked into him deeply. "You know they hate you. Like Sponsparentaloathely. Its sick too." Zjasmun's eyes flickering with lust. "But they're sponsparentaloathement just turns me on you know." Folungfo's throat made a deep gupling sound. 'Looks like I'm flavor of the week due to sponsparentaloathing."

Etymology: sponse - Meaning spouse, Parental - of,from parents, Loathe - to hate.

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Inapproprimate

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: in + ah + prope + ree + mate

Sentence: My parents seem to think that my 65-year old girlfriend is an inapproprimate for a 22-year-old, but I say screw 'em.

Etymology: inappropriate + mate

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COMMENTS:

interesting how you have primate in your word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:05:00

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Erotate

Created by: Razikain

Pronunciation: Ero·tate

Sentence: I wish Tanya would stop bringing that erotate round for afternoon tea. Seeing no other option, Ben was forced to erotate with his father to win his respect for Tom.

Etymology: From Eros (love).

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good one!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 10:32:00

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Nightmate

Created by: cafisher

Pronunciation: just as it sounds

Sentence: Hubby and I were beyond distraught when our girl brought home a Hell's Angel for our approval. The man was our worst nightmate.

Etymology: nightmare just change the r to t

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Hubbysnubber

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: həbēsnəbər

Sentence: Mary\'s mom never liked anyone she dated. She didn’t think anybody was good enough for her little princess. Now that she has married, mom has become a hubbysnubber, alternately ignoring and snarking his every action.

Etymology: hubby (husband) + snubber (one who rebuffs, ignores, or spurns disdainfully)

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Patriboris

Created by: 590149

Pronunciation: pah-tree-bawr-is

Sentence:

Etymology:

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hyperborean Like. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:56:00

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Ilsentimate

Created by: AlyssaluvsBTR12

Pronunciation: il-sēnt-i-mātĕ

Sentence: The father felt very ilsentimate about his daughter's boyfriend.

Etymology: Il-Bad Sent-to feel, think Mate- partner

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Dysparamour

Created by: bwesterlind

Pronunciation: Diss-para-more

Sentence: n: Her dysparamour caused significant angst to the family. v: After they met him they had quite the dysparamour.

Etymology: Dys- Root of word meaning "Not" Paramour- Root as word meaning one who is a possible suitor.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-22: 01:42:00
Today's definition is inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Neanderthal trilogy, Hominids, Humans and Hybrids. (We couldn't go through the whole RJS week without mentioning Neanderthals!) It's a story of two parallel worlds -- a human one and a Neanderthal one. The story pivots around the romantic tension between a female human and male Neanderthal. How about that for spicing up the gene pool? And I wonder what their parents would think? Thanks to Rob for the great story, and the inspiration. ~ James