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DEFINITION: v., To be so obsessed with the lives of celebrities that you neglect your own personal affairs, responsibilities and hygiene. n., A person who is infatuated with celebrities.

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Celebsession

Created by: dalmero8

Pronunciation: ce/leb/se/ssion

Sentence: Her celebsession with celebreties in rehab is annoying and sometimes creepy!!!

Etymology: celebrity (or celebrated person) + obsession

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Glad I read your comment to Tigger before commenting. GMTA ... great minds think alike! So when two of you independently came up with the same verboticism ... it must be doubly good! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-15: 20:57:00

That happens frequently around here, dalmero8. Don't sweat it... Say, wouldn't it be simple to just keep track of the celebrities that aren't in rehab? - Tigger, 2008-02-15: 21:57:00

I like it!! Sounds a lot like my own obsessceleb. - Mustang, 2008-02-15: 22:53:00

Good word! - Stevenson0, 2008-02-16: 15:01:00

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Inmattuated

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: in-mat-oo-eyt-ed

Sentence: Matt Damon, Matt Damon, Matt Damon... That's all Cynthia ever thinks about. She knows EVERYTHING about him, what he likes, what he doesn't like, what he eats, who he's been with, even what toothpaste he uses. She has seen all his films at least a dozen times each. The printing on her "Borne" CDs has worn off from constant handling. She is so inmattuated that she regularly writes to correct his publicist.

Etymology: infatuated (possessed by a foolish or extravagant passion, esp for another person)+ Matt Damon (Matt Damon)

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TheStorialist

Created by: TheStorialist

Pronunciation: MAYR-ih-lin-mawn-ROH-ment (esp. breathlessly)

Sentence: I foolishly chose to wear a skirt on a windy day, and nearly had a Marilynmonroment.

Etymology: Finnish.

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Slebsess

Created by: Wattywords

Pronunciation: slɛb'sɛs

Sentence: Looking up from his keyboard, James McCowan observed the woman as she entered the office. Glancing around, she scanned the walls quickly, as if seeking approbation from the brightly coloured posters supporting local events and charities. Though dingily dressed in worn jeans and a ketchup-stained t-shirt, she paused, shoulders back and with one foot advanced, shook her lank blonde hair and confronted the man with her yellowing beam for just a few seconds too long. Her large handbag, stuffed with magazines, dwarfed her tiny frame. The Councillor's heart sank. Another fan, here to petition him to approve Milly Cyrus' application for a music license for her country pile. Why the wretched woman had bought a manor house in Warwickshire to throw exclusive parties was beyond him, but the slebsession of the local women had tuned the issue into a lightening rod of political pain. This was decidedly not what James had entered public service to deal with.

Etymology: Celebrity. Obsession.

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Celebsessed

Created by: triangleman

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Foologize

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: foo-LUH-jahyz

Sentence: They were a motley bunch of dysaficionados, waiting for days to catch a fleeting glimpse of their favorite silebrities. And in snow, sleet and rain celuvoids hugging fandamentalists foologized about fanalties, whilst their own lives stalled on empty.

Etymology: FOOLOGIZE: fool -a silly or empty headed person: log|os|: speech & ize: verbal suffix. CELUVOID: empty "head" about films & screen stars. FANDUMENTALIST: one who believes every word written in "celebazines". FANALTIES: fan's banalities.

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COMMENTS:

Sounds like she might even be a Tomfoolerist! All tomfoolery aside, the fool in foologize makes it a great creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-15: 10:16:00

Sounds like she might even be a Tomfoolerist! All tomfoolery aside, the fool in foologize makes it a great creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-15: 10:16:00

Sorry it posted twice ... had a freeze-up on the computer ... only put it once ... but evidently it took before and after the sticky-up! Dang it! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-15: 10:56:00

what a tongue twister - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-15: 11:10:00

great word u came up with there! i like saying out loud! sounds so wierd... - 8Revolution8, 2008-02-15: 14:27:00

Maybe it's the oooh ...oooh ... in the foooh loooh gize that makes this such a fun word to say! Your verbot has oooh-ooohing in more ways than one! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-15: 20:38:00

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Celebremania

lauram22

Created by: lauram22

Pronunciation: ce-le-bre-man-ia

Sentence: Jenny has celebremania, she is obsessed with celebs!

Etymology: celeb- a famous person re- mania- excessice addiction

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Celebsession

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: səlebseshən

Sentence: Jill has such a clelbsession that she finds it hard to leave the house. First, because she might miss some news about one of her favorites. Secondly, she has been known to squeal and faint at the sight of a local celeb in the form of the local TV weatherman who shops at her neighborhood grocery.

Etymology: celebrity (a famous person) + obsession (the state of being preoccupied with someone or something)

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Celebretard

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: sell-ebb-re-tard

Sentence: Realizing that her fish had all died and that she had not eaten properly in a week, Jackie realized that her obsession with following the details of Britney Spears' mental breakdown had caused her to celebretard her own life.

Etymology: celebrity - a celebrated person + retard -a holding back or slowing down.

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Excellent etymology ... couldn't have chosen a better descryptive combo ... especially the retard! Great creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-15: 10:04:00

libertybelle i didn't want to offend anyone -so i made sure to put the definition as written in Webster's. Though i suppose people don't necessarily get up in arms when they read their kids pj's are flame retardant. - libertybelle, 2008-02-15: 10:35:00

I never gave it a thought libertybelle ... good point. It is never my intention to offend, when words can be perceived in many ways. Yet ... I can't help thinking, if we shunned every word that might be mindtwisted so it can be construed offensive, we might have to become mutants! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-15: 11:10:00

Either that, or we'll have to create verbotocisms like "rockrock" or "boulderstone" - DeltaRho2K, 2008-02-15: 13:41:00

Great creation! It could also apply to the celebrities who do stupid things in public eye to inspire such fascination. - Tigger, 2008-02-15: 23:00:00

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Starlazer

Created by: loxhobabl

Pronunciation: star-lay-zur

Sentence: Kids nowadays are such starlazers because they emulate lives of celebs when they should set their own paths.

Etymology: star: a celebrity or famous person lazy: shiftless; low ambition in life

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-15: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Tigger. Thank you Tigger. ~ James

Nosila - 2008-02-15: 02:00:00
Tigger, great idea! Did you think of it when you were hanging out with Demi/Ashton/Bruce at Sundance or as a guest at Eddy Murphy's fake wedding or schmoozing with Heidi and Seal at that Versace Fashion thingy?? Do tell, enquiring minds want to know...

Tigger - 2008-02-15: 02:46:00
Oh, the Versace thing! Wasn't that just absolutely fab? All my peeps were there and... Well no, I wasn't actually there, but I uh — I read all about it. I could've gone, but I was still distraught over the Pam Anderson divorce. [Ok, I'm giving myself the creeps now — I hate people who talk like that!]

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

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