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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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Natalinfraction

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: Nay-tul-in-frak-shun

Sentence: Jen loved the circus so much that she let the dog-faced boy follow her home to meet her parents. To Jen's chagrin, her parent's saw him as just another one of her natalinfractions. It was reminiscent of the time she brought home the fella who bore a striking resemblance to Jabberwocky. http://animal.discovery.com/convergence/ugly_dog/wallpaper/gallery/wallpaper02_800.jpg

Etymology: natal (pertaining to procreating), infraction, fatal attraction

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COMMENTS:

I updated the link. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 08:22:00

Hey!! I resemble that remark - oh I mean resent - it's Friday 'let the pun begin' - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 09:13:00

Sorry 'bout that bit of Jabbermockery - I couldn't resist. BTW, rikboyee's Jabbergasted is one of my favs! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 09:37:00

well shucks...consider me rikbouyed by your remarks - rikboyee, 2007-06-22: 18:56:00

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Romeohno

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: romee o no

Sentence: When Juliet brought her fiance home to meet the folks, her father called him Romeohno. Her parent's hostility just increased her determination to marry her true love. When asked why she wanted to spite her folks, she answered quite simply, "Forsooth,I love him and when we wed, I have the chance to change my name from Juliet Capulet. If my parents had really loved me, verily they would not have picked such a rhyming name to torture me!"

Etymology: Romeo (ardent male lover in Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet, who was the son of the Montague Family, feuding enemies of Juliet's Capulet Family)& Oh No (a term to describe fear or regret...and used by Mr.Bill on the old SNL skits, just before something awful happened)

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CharlieB :-) - CharlieB, 2011-05-27: 09:04:00

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

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Kinflict

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪnˌflɪkt/

Sentence: While kinflict is most often caused by a choice in significant other, it can also be caused by other lifestyle choices, such as becoming a vegan, converting to Judaism, or switching to Mac from PC.

Etymology: From kin + conflict

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Ridger

Created by: nohidden

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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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Parentalignergabbering

Created by: grasshopper

Pronunciation: parent/al/ig/ner/ga/bber/ing

Sentence: The day my family was to meet my love I begged my parents to have an open mind and no parentalignergabbering,Please I begged them...

Etymology: parental = a parent figure, igner = ignerant, ga = gap, bbering = blabbering = parentalignergabbering

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Annoyfriend

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: uh-noi-frend

Sentence: Jill's father just can't stand her current annoyfriend.

Etymology: annoy (to disturb or bother in a way that displeases, troubles, or slightly irritates) + boyfriend (a frequent or favorite male companion; beau)

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Mrrightoutofleftfield

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mis ter rite out of left feeld

Sentence: The big day to meet the parents had been set and Alice nervously brought her Mr. Right home. Her father Ned was very curious about the man who could capture his little princess' heart. Alice had been a straight A student, cheerleader, volunteer, model, singer, great cook, beauty queen and had earned a scholarship and got her Phd in Astrophysics. When they arrived at the door, Ned was unprepared for the unkempt, illiterate, grimy trogolodyte who Alice had driven over. His name was Albert Capone, he grunted in answer to her father's pointed questions and leered at Alice's Mom, Phyllis in an entirely inappropriate way, while necking with Alice. Mr Right turned out to be Mrrightoutofleftfield, a caring father's nightmare. Alice would hear no bad things about him from her Dad and thought he was being unfair. She finally saw the light, literally, when the FBI Helicopter spotlighted their home and many agents swarmed them arresting Al on the spot for multiple charges including income tax evasion. Ned has now taken charge of finding a suitable replacement for Albert. Afterall, Father knows best.

Etymology: Mr Right (The man who would be the perfect mate)& Out of Left Field (an unexpected, bizarre, or unwatched source (especially in the phrases out of left field and from left field... a baseball reference)

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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