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DEFINITION: v. To make the same mistake over and over again even though you know it's stupid. n. A compulsively repeated mistake.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: reh-PET-eh-gaf

Sentence: Being intensely dense, Leonardo quite frequently would ignore the fact that he'd made a silly mistake and would repetigaffe again and again.

Etymology: Blend of 'repetition' (n. the act or an instance of repeating or being repeated) and 'gaffe' (n. a noticeable mistake)

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Created by: Brodobaggins

Pronunciation: stew-peat-us-ing

Sentence: "i wish he would cease stupeatussing and get some work done


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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: stoop-lih-KAY-shuhn

Sentence: By dating each of the seven MacGillicuddy girls, Alex achieved a feat of stuplication that even he didn't think he was capable of

Etymology: stupid + duplication


Good one! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-07: 12:04:00

A very interesting creation - neo1096, 2007-06-07: 19:11:00

Yay, my most voted-for word to date! :) - mplsbohemian, 2007-06-07: 20:43:00

Excellent! - ErWenn, 2007-06-07: 23:19:00


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Created by: kietra

Pronunciation: com-PULS-e-ROR

Sentence: He could stop compulserroring!



Sorry! I didn't know everyone else's was so long... now I feel incompetent. :( - kietra, 2007-06-07: 09:51:00


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Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: /nŭm'skŭl-i-gən/

Sentence: Darrell was about to take a numbskulligan. Apparently he hadnt been convincing enough on his first try and he thought that by drinking just one more beer- he might just convince one of the fine ladies playing pool to take him home. "Alright, Gals!" Darrell staggered back over to the pool table. "Which one of you fine fillies wants to be my future ex-wife?" Darrell had a long walk home.

Etymology: Blend of "Numbskull" - A stupid person; a nitwit and "Mulligan" - Most simply put, a "do-over."


metrohumanx Darrell Numbskulligan-wasn't he related to Patty O'Furniture? - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 17:24:00

Numbskulligan has a nice ring to it! - Nosila, 2008-07-30: 20:58:00

Very good! - Mustang, 2008-07-30: 22:14:00


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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: re-dum-dent

Sentence: I know that eating an entire bag of salt and vinegar chips is going to leave me with a belly ache and a stinging mouth as it's done every other time, but I just can't help being redumbdant.

Etymology: redundant + dumb. Also - i love love the drawing - made me lololol

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: stu-pid-ti-tion

Sentence: The boys at We Tappa Kegga fraternity house practiced stupidtition when it came to partying and had the motto of "Stupid is as stupid does." They proudly boasted of being the biggest party frat on campus and were completely unconcerned that they never went to class or opened their books. Since they spent all their time killing off their brain cells with beer parties, they were the only students to leave school dumber than when they started.

Etymology: stupid: tending to make poor decisions or careless mistakes + repetitition: repeating "Stupid is as stupid does" is a line from the movie Forrest Gump.

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Created by: Trystera

Pronunciation: air-IN-ee-ull or ur-IN-ee-ul

Sentence: Duane errennially spent his weekly pay on lottery tickets.

Etymology: Err + perennial


Trystera Ok, so it's neither of the suggested parts of speech. I like it anyway. - Trystera, 2007-06-07: 17:56:00


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Created by: s6guy72

Pronunciation: dum-bass-tro-fe

Sentence: Johnny had a dumbasstrophy when he got crabs from the same girl twice.

Etymology: dumbass- english for dumbass, and trophy from catastrophy for a bad event.


Hee...that was a little "nasterous" but still funny AND great word! - lumina, 2008-07-30: 16:55:00

metrohumanx If you get caught by the crabs twice, you deserve to die. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 17:19:00


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Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: ree-dum'-duntz

Sentence: Donna was in a good mood - she had just hooked up with a new boyfriend. She'd been visiting her last boyfriend, in prison, when she'd met Spike, just being released on parole. But when Donna called sister to tell her about Spike, her sister said it was another act of 'redumbdunce.' Her last ten boyfriends had all been convicts and criminals.

Etymology: A combination of the words; Redundance (repetition of the same meaning, but using different words), Dumb (lacking in common sense) and Dunce (a person who is stupid or slow to learn)


Happy New Year everyone! - Tigger, 2009-12-31: 01:40:00

And Happy New Year to you! Alas, poor Donna is a creature of conviction! - Nosila, 2009-12-31: 11:01:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-07: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by jadenguy. Thank you jadenguy! ~ James

jadenguy - 2007-06-07: 08:49:00
I only made the word because I really wanted a word to use to describe this. In hindsight, I probably should have also tried to come up with one... This wont' be the last time that happens.

evan - 2008-07-30: 11:59:00
Uh, wouldn't this qualify as 'Addiction?'

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-31: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by jadenguy. Thank you jadenguy. ~ James

libertybelle libertybelle - 2011-05-11: 10:39:00
no word right now - but the drawing cracked me up again!!