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'Did I just shampoo?'

DEFINITION: n. A momentary break in the time-space continuum, which often occurs while showering, and leaves one wondering whether or not they have shampooed their hair. v. To lose track of time while showering.

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Splashdrift

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: S-plash-drif-T

Sentence: "Rachel must be having some serious splashdrift, she's been in the shower for 40 minutes!"

Etymology: splash + drift

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Shampflummoxed

Created by: geoamnesia

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I had been showering for some time, feeling quite relaxed, when suddenly it hit me: I was shampflummoxed and couldn't bring myself to rinse my hair.

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Relapther

Created by: Mobelia

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I relapthered this morning hoping it was indeed the first time I'd washed my hair.

Etymology: from lapse in memory and lather or relather depending on whether your laps is accurate on.

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Meomorywash

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: memory wash

Sentence: I had a memorywash this morning, now I cant remember if I just got wet or if I did actually scrub properly

Etymology: bit obvious really and I'm just adding the words I missed recently.

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Nirsauna

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: nir/sah/nuh

Sentence: In her small bathroom with the hot steamy shower running, time stood still, all memories lost as she had slipped into a state of nirsauna.

Etymology: nirvana + sauna

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COMMENTS:

What a wonderful way to wake up to daily routine... - Discoveria, 2007-02-09: 11:53:00

clever... sounds like a word I would use - sabbychankicksass, 2007-04-28: 13:22:00

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Splashdashgash

Created by: NohWoman

Pronunciation: splash-dash-gash

Sentence: Emerging from a daydream, Winona found herself under a stream of cold water, her arms covered in shaving cream, and, oh no, it was already dark out. She was used to the occasional splashdashgash during her morning shower, but this was ridiculous.

Etymology: Splash: as in the splashing of water in the shower Dash: brief, momentary; Gash: break, tear.

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COMMENTS:

All day in the shower? She must have turned into a prune. - wordmeister, 2007-02-10: 14:10:00

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Dreamrinse

Created by: kbones

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COMMENTS:

This was pretty good! - allwise, 2007-02-12: 02:45:00

Yes it is good! - wordmeister, 2007-02-12: 09:54:00

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Showerspace

Created by: eddie

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Shampoonesia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sham poo neesj sja

Sentence: When Melody stepped into the warm, steamy shower, the soapy water helped ease her weary bones and relax her. The lovely smell, cranial massage and warm inviting feeling gave her a good case of shampoonesia. Too bad the twins had learned to unlock the bathroom door and her shampooblivion was too short-lived.

Etymology: Shampoo(to wash the hair) & Amnesia (partial or total memory loss)

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Spraydream

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: spray-dream

Sentence: Melanie was caught up in a lovely spraydream when she suddenly realized that she was going to be late for work and she hadn't finished her shower yet.

Etymology: wordplay on daydream

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COMMENTS:

artr Very nice. I love it when the base word fits the definition too. - artr, 2009-09-07: 10:34:00

Spray, just a little bit longer... - Nosila, 2009-09-07: 23:38:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-09: 00:28:01
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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-09: 00:28:01
Today's definition was suggested by pandafever. If you have an idea that you'd like verbotomized, send it to us! Go to: http://www.verbotomy.com/verbinition.php.
Thanks! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-09: 00:28:01
Today's definition was suggested by pandafever. If you have an idea that you'd like verbotomized, send it to us! Go to: http://www.verbotomy.com/verbinition.php.
Thanks! ~ James