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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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Worsecase

hellohime

Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Worsecase - Wurz-Kayce

Sentence: 1)He's not my boyfriend, he's my worsecase. 2)I worsecasted my parents last night. They screamed at me for an hour. 3)If it was not for my worsecase, my parents would hate the man I eventually married.

Etymology: Worsecase: From "Worse case Scenario. The act of dating a person your parents will absolutely hate so that when you introduce them to your real partner, they will look better in comparison. Without the Worsecase, the parents might object to the now not-so-objectional person you are actually dating.

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Parentrepidation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: pair-en-trep-eh-DAY-shun

Sentence: Because of the lack of social skills and obvious lack of education of her boyfriend Burno, Melinda's parents both had severe cases of parentrepidation, and were sending signals to Melinda that it was time to send Bruno packing.

Etymology: Blend of the word 'Parent' and 'Trepidation' (n. nervous or fearful feeling of uncertain agitation)

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Nonclandestined

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: non klan DESS tind

Sentence: They kept their relationship a secret for as long as possible because he knew his clan would never approve of her, nor hers of him. It was nonclandestined to be. Sure enough, word soon got out and he had to bid her a tearful goodbye. Later, his mother told him, "You need to stick with your own kind, Neanderthals, and not hook up with those Homo Sapiens girls. They look weird anyway with their little tiny split eyebrows."

Etymology: nonclandestine / clan / destined

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love it! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:33:00

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Nonpatrematrix

Created by: k3nbr33

Pronunciation: non|pä|tur|e|mä|tur|iks

Sentence: My parents thought that my recent girlfriend was disrespectful and negative towards me; they did not approve of her, and therefore she was a nonpatrematrix

Etymology: Non-: Not Patre-: Father Matr-: Mother -Trix: A woman

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Inmate

ohwtepph

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: inn - mehyt

Sentence: Susan always ends up finding the wrong mate and the right inmate. His dad always says that the men she carries with him to her bedroom always appear to be imprisoned by the simplicities of the Stone Age: bulky, deformed and has bad dinner etiquette, which includes spearing the family dog and eating it.

Etymology: in- [prefix meaning not; inappropriate] + in-law + mate [husband/wife]

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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

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Ungroom

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: un groom

Sentence: When Jessie defied her folks and married her caveman beau,Gronk, he became an ungroom to her father. Not only was Gronk unable to speak in big words, he unfortunately decorated the side of her father's garage with cave drawings. The new in-laws soon became outlaws to Jessie's dad.

Etymology: Un (negative;not prefix) & Groom (a man who is to be or has recently been married; care for one's external appearance)

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Misterrightfight

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mister-right-fight

Sentence: Carol was headed for a misterrightfight with her parents. So what if Dylan's a jobless, penniless, detention center drop-out and his pants droop under his butt so you can see his boxers? So what if his goal in life is to be the next Eminem, and all his friends are rappers and gangstas. She loves him and that's all they'll ever need for a lifetime of happiness. Her parents just don't understand.

Etymology: Mister Right: the man of your dreams + fight: argument; row

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Fiancney

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fee/awns/nay

Sentence: Juliet went through one fiancney after another until she finally ran away with Romeonoway

Etymology: fiance + ney

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COMMENTS:

Romeonoway is great too! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 07:11:00

thanks Purple - slow day - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:50:00

Oops--hadn't seen this in the list. Great minds think alike, eh? - mplsbohemian, 2007-06-22: 22:33:00

doo doo doo do - doo doo doo do - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-23: 00:49:00

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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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COMMENTS:

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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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