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DEFINITION: v. To gasp and go rigid with shock when someone unexpectedly hugs you. n. The gasping sound, and associated rigid body reaction, which a person who is "not comfortable with physical intimacy", emits when they are unexpectedly hugged.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: roy al teez

Sentence: When Michelle placed her hand where she shouldn't, it caused a royaltease for the protocol police and a royal pain in the back side for the Royal Bodyguards. Ameri-CAN indeed!

Etymology: Royal (regal, queen-like) & Tease (the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously;provoking someone with persistent annoyances) & Wordplay on Royalties(royal persons collectively)

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: skwēzwēz

Sentence: Tom's family was not very good expressing intimacy. When he married Sunshine his family collectively developed a squeezewheeze. In the receiving line Tom's mother gasped so much that Sunshine's folks were convinced that she had asthma. At the reception there was so much oxygen being sucked in that the caterer had trouble keeping candles on the tables lit.

Etymology: squeeze (a hug) + wheeze (breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest)


How did Tom and Sunshine ever get together? - otherguy, 2009-04-06: 07:47:00

metrohumanx I think we're ALL Bozos on this bus! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:38:00


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Created by: mangojo

Pronunciation: Guh-SHRIG

Sentence: When the young man touched her waist she gashriged suddenly and exclaimed, "Get away from me boy! No one ever touches me like that!"

Etymology: A combination of the words gasp, shudder and rigid.

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Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: imp - hing - hur - snap

Sentence: Gloria moved slowly and roundly. She was a force to be reckoned with and especially did not like to be touched or hugged. If someone approached her too quickly and with wide arms, it might cause an impingehersnap.....and Gloria would tense up, snapping her legs and spine into a defensive position....somewhat like a crisp, round cookie!

Etymology: impinge - (encroach, interfere or contact) her, snap (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension) gingersnap (a crisp, round cookie)


metrohumanx ...and somewhat like a timber rattlesnake? - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:14:00

metrohumanx I like this word more each time i see it! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:43:00


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Created by: Bughunt

Pronunciation: Gah-hug gahug

Sentence: "Oh, look over there, poor lady, what a gahug.."

Etymology: Gah! -scream or cry Hug -affection

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snuh-guhlp

Sentence: Mary is not comfortable with hugs. If her husband feels the need, he must give her at least 20 minutes notice for her to prepare. Last week, after she had her hair done, the stylist gave her a big, spontaneous hug. Mary's snuggulp startled the hairdresser so much that she dropped her scissors. So much for that tip...

Etymology: snuggle (to draw or press closely against, as for comfort or from affection) + gulp (to suppress, subdue, or choke back as if by swallowing)

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Created by: Charon




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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: flab her grasp

Sentence: Despite briefing on the protocalling, for caution and careful handulling, at the Queen's soft touch, the lackadaisical lady, with a strong hand, flabbergrasped the Queen!

Etymology: FLABBERGAST, GRASP, GASP. Flabbergast - astonish, surprise, shock, startle, flummox. Grasp - hold with the hand. Gasp - quick intake of air when startled by being flabbergrasped. /// Protocalling is a verbotomy based on protocol for calling on the queen. /// Handulling is a verbotomy based on the need to dull all hand gestures when handling the queen, so they are not misconstrued as hand gestures attacking the queen.


metrohumanx Grasp her flab=Flabbergrasp! A quasi palindrotomy ! VERY good, Silvery! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:38:00

LOL Too funny! I like it :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:10:00

Yikes, Metro! Never gave it a thought. Now I need to start thinking backwords as well as forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 11:20:00

Absolutely flabulous, silvery! - Nosila, 2009-04-06: 19:13:00

Best of the day. - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 20:41:00

metrohumanx Just don't start backing talkwards! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:18:00

queueirked - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:32:00

delete the above comment please - forgot to change screens before beginning a new verbotomy! Forgot to look backwords while trying to go forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:49:00

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:45:00


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: shud-ehr-hug

Sentence: Seeing the breach of protocol in the inappropriate touching of a monarch by the new first lady, the Queen and many who saw it experienced a gasping shudderhug in response to such a major no no.

Etymology: Blend of 'shudder' (react with revulsion) and 'hug' (embrace)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: winss ov waylz

Sentence: When asked what was the high point (or most publicized aspect) of her recent trip to Britain, the First Lady said it had to be her receiving the winceofwails for encircling her Majesty in a photo-op embrace. The whole episode became a royal pain, for her and the House of Wince-or!

Etymology: Wince (grimace;flich, cringe) & Wails (emit sound of sorrow or grief) & play on Prince of Wales (The Heir to the British Throne and some of Queen Elizabeth II)


metrohumanx Didn't Henry Kissinger once grab Margaret Thatcher's ass? Nobody made a big deal out of THAT! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 00:58:00

Royal pun = roils of fun! Great create and right on the definition, too! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 01:21:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-06: 07:50:00
Thank you! My former husband's family didn't hug and I hugged his Mother and she let out a loud gasp and went rigid... They all changed and became more loving towards each other, after I married into their family. It changed them forever and they all hug each other now. :) (I hug people I care about and love) Hugs are great! ;)

readerwriter - 2009-04-06: 10:22:00
Sounds like you were on a Mission Accomplished!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 10:46:00
Perhaps you should consider a taking a position with the Royal Family -- seems like they need a lot more hugging. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James