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'Did you really spend all our rent money on those shoes?'

DEFINITION: v. To compulsively shop for and buy shoes that are stylish, sexy and extremely uncomfortable. n. A person who has an uncontrolled, psychological dependency on impractical shoes.

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Hemiastry

Created by: TCalhoun

Pronunciation: hem-ē-as-trē

Sentence: Her act of hemiastry left her husband mortified, her excessive spending to look like a star meant he would have to work overtime.

Etymology: Hemi- half Astr- star -y Pronunciation purposes

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Shoehilist

Created by: pieceof314

Pronunciation: shoo-ill-ist

Sentence: Tammy was a compulsive shoe collector. She could name a shoe brand at 50 paces. Her shoehilistic tendencies were so strong that she could only afford to eat ramen noodles and live in substandard housing. But man, did she look sylish from the ankles down.

Etymology: Shoe + nihilist

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COMMENTS:

She probably had a little neitzsche carved out for all those shoes - very clever - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-02: 13:21:00

Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-02: 22:50:00

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Poderote

Created by: JeffreyNorris

Pronunciation: 'pȯd-e-rōt

Sentence: When I told him I was a poderote, I had to explain that I liked to buy stylish shoes; he thought it meant I was a foot fetishist!

Etymology: Greek pod "foot" + erot "love"

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Monolomanic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: man olo man ik

Sentence: Carrie had become a Manolomanic. Although she had already blown thousands on her collection of the flimsy, expensive Manolo Blahnik spikes, she could not get enough. She had run off with her boyfriend Cleat, who was a loafer with a cute brogue who had created a sandal when he did a sneaker and became a runner the day of their wedding. He did a flip-flop and decided to go through with the wedding even though he had no sole, was a heel with a loose tongue and had a permanent wedgie. Luckily Carrie was not too Jimmy Choo-sey and they lived happily on a shoestring ever after!

Etymology: Manolo Blahnik (Expensive,Designer shoe name, made more famous on Sex In The City) & Manic (affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason).

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl roflmao - mrskellyscl, 2009-07-20: 07:07:00

:-) - Mustang, 2009-07-21: 07:50:00

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Shoptishist

Created by: mikeysfbay

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I'd have a riding lawnmower, but my wife is such a shoptishist, that all I can afford is this scythe.

Etymology: "Shop" + "fetishist"

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COMMENTS:

One has to be mighty careful saying that....could sound like something else. - Mustang, 2008-06-02: 20:48:00

Especially if they've had too much to drink :) - mikeysfbay, 2008-06-03: 01:53:00

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Imeldaranged

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Ih - MEL - duh - ranjd

Sentence: Gracielda was absolutely imeldaranged, caught up in a compulsion to buy any and every pair of shoes or other footwear that caught her eye.

Etymology: Blend of Imelda - well known shoe nut Imelda Marcos, and deranged

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COMMENTS:

I like how it rolls off the tongue - and makes me chuckle. Nice one! - mikeysfbay, 2008-06-02: 09:03:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-02: 13:18:00

such Imeldacity! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-02: 22:47:00

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Pederomania

Created by: aleebol

Pronunciation: ped arrow may nee a

Sentence: She has always had pederomania. She is a pederomaniac.

Etymology: ped: foot ero: love mania: obsessive disorder

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Cacchoreia

Created by: leeminho

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Sotpedontic

Created by: scottbot374

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Oochigucci

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: oōchēgoōchē

Sentence: Yes, there is a recession and she can\\\'t really afford them. Yes, they make her feet scream in pain and she can\\\'t wait to kick them off when she gets home but Susan is an oochiGucci girl. She would rather give up eating than her high-fashion shoes. On occasion she has.

Etymology: oochi (a variation on ouch, an expression of pain) + Gucci (an iconic Florentine and Italian fashion and leather goods label) also a play off of hoochie coochie

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl Hysterical! Terrific word. - mrskellyscl, 2009-07-20: 06:20:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-02: 00:40:01
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-20: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-02: 00:24:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James