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'Sorry, but you're not my type'

DEFINITION: v. To sacrifice your health, your family, and even a few friends to money, only to discover that money doesn't like you. n. A sacrifice made for money that goes unrewarded.

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Econwhore

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation:

Sentence: That econwhore won't stop hitting on my money... I mean me.

Etymology: Enon: economy, whore: do I really need to explain that?

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Bucked

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: buhkt

Sentence: Alan wanted so much to get ahead on his bills. He just wanted to be able to take his girlfriend out to a nice dinner without having to skip meals for the rest of the week so he jumped at the chance to work overtime. He upset his mother by cancelling their weekly get together and majorly annoyed his roommate who was non-too-happy about walking his dog to pull an over-nighter. When he went to his car in the morning to retrieve a change of clothes, he found a ticket, whose fine exceeded all the extra cash he had just earned. BUCKED AGAIN!

Etymology: buck (money) + "another word that rhymes with buck" (screwed)

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Forfeitune

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: for fet tyoon

Sentence: When Billy lost the lovely Miranda to a wealthier man, he soon discovered that old Beatles' forfeitune, "Can't Buy Me Love..."

Etymology: Forfeit (surrender;sacrifice something) & Fortune (money;a large amount of wealth or prosperity)

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Bucksflat

Carla

Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: buks-flat

Sentence: The enjoyment he derived from each successful investment appeared to be negatively correlated with his increasing wealth. By the time he realised this, his wife had already left, unable to compete with the FTSE 100 for his affections. The vastest magnum of champagne could not disguise the fact he had a serious case of bucksflat.

Etymology: bucks fizz + flat

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Patcashic

Created by: pandafever

Pronunciation: pu-kaz-ick

Sentence: I gave it all up, only to discover that patcashic doesn't pay!

Etymology:

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Disclamisfaction

Created by: paperhoard

Pronunciation: dis-clamis-faction

Sentence: Even though Jim won the lottery he still suffered from disclamisfaction because money couldn't buy him cleavage. Can also be found in the famous song "I Can't Get No Disclamisfaction" by the Appalachian Mountain Boys.

Etymology: Clams - Slang A dollar: set me back 75 clams PLUS Dissatisfaction - The condition or feeling of being displeased or unsatisfied; discontent.

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Poor Jim. He's always so discomboobulated. - purpleartichokes, 2007-02-02: 07:20:00

Jim can't get no! - wordmeister, 2007-02-02: 10:35:00

Poor Jim.... - paperhoard, 2007-02-02: 11:11:00

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Mutualfundimentia

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: mU-tual-fun-dE-men-sha

Sentence: Jill suffers from mutualfundimentia after she to sacraficed her all to get David's affection, only to be snubbed.

Etymology: mutual fund/ dementia

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COMMENTS:

plus *fundamental* - nice word! - Alchemist, 2007-02-02: 09:17:00

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Mammonerd

Created by: w5lf9s

Pronunciation: ma.men.urd

Sentence: It was when everyone had turned away and noone returned his calls that he finally realized that he had become a mammonerd

Etymology: from "mammon"- wealth regarded as an evil influence and "nerd" - a pejorative applied to people with an above-average IQ and few gifts at small talk and common social rituals

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Profittear

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: prof-i-tār

Sentence: Working to the detriment of one’s home life is the classic sign of a profittear.

Etymology: Profit (gain resulting from use of capital) + tear (to cause pain, bitterness)

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Jackjilted

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: jac/jil/ted

Sentence: He was totally jackjilted by the only thing he really ever cared for in his life.

Etymology: jack (slang for money) + jilted

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COMMENTS:

Poor Jack! Poor Jill... Things must of been tough for the whole family. - wordmeister, 2007-02-02: 11:11:00

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