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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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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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Raquelcony

Created by: Rachelgettier

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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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Woowho

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: woōhoō

Sentence: When Richard met his daughter*s new suitor, all he could say was **woowho?** For the rest of the day he could be heard muttering **over my dead body**.

Etymology: woo (try to gain the love of someone) + who (what or which person or people) play off of woohoo, an expression of excitement

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Meeso

Created by: madziboo8

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Prohibmate

Created by: oliviabrown

Pronunciation: pr/ō/hibm/ā/te

Sentence: My dad prohibmated me from seeing Bob anymore.

Etymology: prohib- prohibit, mate- mate

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Alieitify

Created by: brandonmarrotte

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Sentence: My parents dont like my boyfriend, Stan, so I had to alieitify to prove his worth.

Etymology: Alie- to be alienated, or not liked, seperated

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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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Conalien

Created by: m1carren

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Sentence: Her dad freaked out when he found out she was in love with a conalien.

Etymology: con: with Alien: of another

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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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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