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'Omigod, I'm surrounded.'

DEFINITION: n. The weird feelings that rise up when you notice that you are being followed by a police officer, or a cop car, or the Special Forces Anti-Terrorist Unit. v. To feel nervous, self-conscious and guilty whenever you see a police officer.

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Hulmos

Created by: Soyabaa96

Pronunciation: Hul` mos

Sentence: I get a feeling of hulmos when I see a cop.

Etymology:

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Omnidread

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: OM-knee-dred

Sentence: Generica quickly took a mental inventory of her possible transgressions when she saw the herd of uniformed coppers converge on her zone of control. Sure, she helped Waldo burn his draft card and disappear into the seedy underground, but that was long ago. They probably weren't looking for her, but the OMNIDREAD rose up in her craw like too many shots of sweet brandy. Perhaps she was just being paranoid, but then she remembered that Timmy The Beard was wasting away in a Guantanamo torture cell for the crime of...."SUSPECTED NOVELTIES"

Etymology: OMNI+DREAD=OMNIDREAD.....OMNI: encompassing everthing you may have done, even in your youth.....DREAD:to be apprehensive or fearful,to fear greatly,to feel extreme reluctance to meet or face the authorities;Middle English dreden, from Old English drǣdan...

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metrohumanx Bush and Cheney are going to slip away unpunished like thieves in the night. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-12: 02:05:00

metrohumanx Actually, it was Roger Bacon who was imprisoned for "suspected novelties" back in the 13th century, i believe- but history has a nasty way of repeating itself. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-12: 02:21:00

Your suspected novelties are good, metro...interesting phrase! - Nosila, 2009-01-12: 19:13:00

metrohumanx Thanks, N ! I wish I could say it was my own invention (suspected novelties). - metrohumanx, 2009-01-13: 07:59:00

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Fuzzanoid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fəzənoid

Sentence: Jerry can be a real fuzzanoid. He flinches almost every time he leaves his apartment. This might be because is a career criminal who lives next to a police station.

Etymology: fuzz (police) + paranoid (unreasonably or obsessively anxious, suspicious, or mistrustful)

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Bluedar

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈbluˌdɒɹ/

Sentence: Some think that bluedar is some sort of magic fuzzy sixth sense or pigcognition, while others claim that it's just a keen awareness of surroundings and good copstincts. But they can't fool me: I know for a fact that there's a powerful, invisible energy that connects all police officers together. It's called...The Force.

Etymology: from blue + (ra)dar

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I have nothing but the utmost respect for every police officer I've ever met, and I use the word "pig" in only the silliest imaginable way. - ErWenn, 2008-03-20: 01:06:00

May the Force be with you, ErWenn! - Nosila, 2008-03-20: 01:15:00

petaj Nice one - force um, this can be a real handicuff. - petaj, 2008-03-20: 02:27:00

Unique: but somewhat boarish! I like it! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-20: 05:22:00

Maybe bluedar is a force of habit! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:37:00

And the song of the day is .... Don't It Make Your Brown eyes blue?" - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:38:00

Or, Blue Moon... not a good idea when acted out upon. - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-20: 17:40:00

BTW, great word! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-20: 17:43:00

petaj I think the song of the day is. And the heat/beat goes on, la de da de da by Sonny and Cher.... or The heat is on, by Glenn Frey - petaj, 2008-03-20: 23:01:00

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Parapolized

Korinne

Created by: Korinne

Pronunciation: Par-a-pole-ized

Sentence: I felt parapolized as the police cruiser pulled up behind me at the red light. "Will they notice my expired sticker?" I wondered.

Etymology: Paralized + Police

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Fbhives

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: eff - bee - hii - v - sss

Sentence: Carla brokes out in fbhives as she drove around town. She imagined large, dark cars were following closely behind her and that any any moment she might be stopped, even though she had no idea what she might have done.

Etymology: FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation: a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice) + Hives (skin reaction that may develop from allergies or emotional stress resulting in slightly elevated patches that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and often are accompanied by itching)

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Puntastic! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-12: 10:34:00

Arresting word...maybe that's where they get Sting operations from! - Nosila, 2009-01-13: 00:38:00

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Authoriphobia

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: aw THOR i PHOE bee yah

Sentence: I was having another attack of authoriphobia as I pulled over to the side of the road, but the police car kept driving right past.

Etymology: AUTHORITY: people in power PHOBIA: irrational fear

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Galaziophobia

Created by: c2flores

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Hangxiety

Created by: doseydotes

Pronunciation: ˈhaŋ-ˈzī-ə-tē

Sentence: Mildred tried to fight it, she really did, but she found herself sweaty with hangxiety every time she passed Ralph, Woolworth's security guard. It had been 55 years since she'd filched that tube of lipstick - she'd been too scared to ever use it, and she ended up throwing it in a drainage ditch - but she was certain that all Ralph had to do was look at her closely enough and he'd KNOW.

Etymology: From the British root, hang, meaning to stand about waiting for the trouble to start so one can get in on it early; and the Finnish (the Fins are such good finishers), xiety, meaning a group that collectively ducks its head in a guilty manner.

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Interesting etymology! When I think of hanging ... I think gallows! Your word is frighteningly good! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:45:00

One way to generate true hangziety would be to ask a cop "How's it haning?" - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:47:00

Such a clever pun ... and incorporating hang with all it's meanings was absolutely brilliant! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:48:00

Comprehensive and learned etymology. Saturday night's alright for fighting.... - stache, 2008-03-20: 16:53:00

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Susspooked

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sus-spookd

Sentence: Seeing the cop car in her rear view mirror, Alice felt susspooked, recalling that just yesterday she had ripped off from her mattress the DO NOT REMOVE UNDER PENALTY OF LAW tag.

Etymology: suspect, spooked

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Not the mattress tag!? Oh, that's hilarious. - Tigger, 2008-03-20: 11:57:00

Great originality! It ssssssslides over the tongue and ends with a poke ... fun to say and a fun sentence ... Double Kudos to you today! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:03:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

mokelmoney - 2009-01-12: 12:32:00
copetrinoia

mokelmoney - 2009-01-12: 12:38:00
copetrinoia: cop/ e/ tri/ noia- to be petrified of the cops to the point of paranoia. Also, not change the subject [no pun intended] ,however I have made numerous contributions. Why are they being disregarded? Please check again...thats Bea Helfy or mokelmoney. Thank you

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-27: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

DiplomatUfimskmef - 2018-05-27: 19:30:00
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