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'I'll hide these Alligator Pumps with the Crocs'

DEFINITION: To find something you really want in a shop, but then, since you cannot buy it immediately, to hide it so that no one else will get it.

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Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: hiyd and go sneek

Sentence: While shopping, Martha hid the 90% discounted high-end purse in a pile of stale, leftover Christmas candy. With some luck, she'd be able to run home and grab the gift card she forgot. She's a regular hideandgosneaker.

Etymology: hide and go seek, sneak

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Created by: Korinne

Pronunciation: Shop/a/hoard/er

Sentence: A chronic shopahoarder, Janeane hid the store's last pair of burgandy pumps so she can buy them later.

Etymology: Shop + Hoard (A play on the word Shopaholic)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: eye doo lay tor

Sentence: Her idoolatry had become an artform which never failed, apart from that one time, when she secreted the to-die-for lingerie in the the pet gift section at Maaaceys.

Etymology: idolater, do later.


love it - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-26: 11:28:00

Love the sentence and word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-26: 18:52:00


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Created by: sharktrager

Pronunciation: SHELF-ish-ness

Sentence: I'm only shelfish at Christmas.

Etymology: From shelf hoarder and selfish so and so

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Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: shop-block

Sentence: I went shopping and found something fabulous, alas I had no money. I had to shopblock the other customers by hiding it.

Etymology: like cockblock

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Created by: jeceelpz





very nice play on shop, guy, guise ... I like it. - silveryaspen, 2008-01-04: 12:40:00


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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: stoh-a-wair

Sentence: Bob was the bane of booksellers, carefully stowawaring much-sought-after or rare editions for later purchase.

Etymology: With "stowaway" in mind, based on STOW: to conceal and WARE: goods for sale.


PS: YES, I am guilty of stowawaring! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-26: 04:22:00

good one! - galwaywegian, 2007-12-26: 07:07:00

Clever! Right on the meaning! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-27: 19:39:00


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Created by: Niktionary

Pronunciation: pree-tayil

Sentence: A master at the art of pretail, I managed to get the last shirt in that store in my size.

Etymology: pre+reatail

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Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: hahyd-uh-wey

Sentence: Josh decided to hideaway the last Linkin Park CD with the John Denver CD's so he could come back for it later.

Etymology: Hide: to conceal from knowledge or exposure; keep secret. + Away: from Layaway - a method of purchasing by which the purchaser reserves an article with a down payment and claims it only after paying the full balance.

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Created by: freakystyley

Pronunciation: Hi-Do-Nis-Tick

Sentence: That Shirley is such a hidonistic character when it comes to shopping for jeans.

Etymology: Hide + Hedonistic


Thought it would have been rawhidonistic leather trousers. Good word. - galwaywegian, 2007-12-26: 07:09:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-26: 11:28:00


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