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'Do you mind sitting somewhere else?'

DEFINITION: v. tr., To invade another person's personal space by sitting, standing or hovering unnecessarily close. n., A person who habitually stands or sits "uncomfortably close" when communicating with others.

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Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Priv-acey-poke-er

Sentence: I was in class the other day talking to Michelle when that nerd, Johno came over and was lingering like a bad smell around us trying to find out what we were saying.. I mean, huh, what a privacypoker!

Etymology: Privacy - Your own personal space you like to keep to yourself without others being aware. Poker - As in 'poking into my/ our/ your business' like a spy or detective.. Unwanted and rude.


Privacypoker - poker losers ... good interplay that really gets the idea across on so many different levels. Good one. - silveryaspen, 2008-01-21: 10:25:00

I agree with silveryaspen. A wannabee that's just nevergonna! Clever word, and I like the p...p... rythm. - bananabender, 2008-01-21: 10:52:00


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Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: space + lester

Sentence: The party was a blast except for that 5 minutes trying to get away from Tommy, the spacelester. Finally, I just threw up my hands and exclaimed, "This isn't happenin'!! Back off, Tommy. See this line... (I drew an imaginary line in space between he and I)... DON'T CROSS IT!" Everyone laughed, and someone yelled out from the other side of the room, "He's a spacelester!"

Etymology: space + molester


Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-25: 12:16:00


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Obb - nox - en - kroach

Sentence: Luthers halitosis made it that much more annoying to people when he'd obnoxencroach into their space.

Etymology: Obnoxious and encroach


Luther's halitosis adds a whole new meaning to OZZIEBOB's breathshot! - bananabender, 2008-01-21: 09:34:00

The 'oxen' conjures up a bull in one's iner space' and I liked the ending 'roach' for these type of people are about as welcome as that bug ... and drive us buggy! These word has so many levels of meaning beyond your etymology ... I am having such fun with this one! Quite creative! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-21: 10:39:00

Ugh ... my Freudian finger slips are showing in my comment above ... iner (eye-ner) for inner and these for this because I see so many roots to other words in your creation. I need to take time to edit my comments before I hit the add them button. - silveryaspen, 2008-01-21: 10:41:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: huv er brat

Sentence: Elaine was distressed to discover that Brad had become a hoverbrat during her coffee breaks.

Etymology: hover (to hang over in threatening manner) & brat (troublesome person)

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Created by: yellowbird

Pronunciation: com-une-ih-plate-ing

Sentence: John hardly communiplates at all anymore since everyone in the office except him has had the flu.

Etymology: communication + electroplating

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Created by: cmartyn

Pronunciation: snew-gull-ing

Sentence: Excuse me, you are snoogling my space. I was here first, so back off.


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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: stik-ee-sik-ee

Sentence: I'd like to waive a magic stick around my private space to keep out the stickysickies.

Etymology: sticky meaning adhesive and sicky being a slang term for anyone with abnormal emotional needs such as the abnormal need to be invade others personal space


Great word! Eeewww... It makes me recall that chilling cloying feeling and I just wanna swat what's causing it just as I would a blood-sucking mosquito! - bananabender, 2008-01-21: 10:47:00

I like it alot! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-21: 19:29:00


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Created by: Jobanski




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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ad/fac/ent

Sentence: David Macdonald is the classic adfacent. He is what Seinfeld referred to as the 'close talker', or the 'in your face' conversationalist, or 'adfacent' communicator.

Etymology: adjacent + face + in your face


clever! - bananabender, 2008-01-21: 09:41:00

The way you change a letter or two within a word to make it a combo of two words ... your creations always wow me! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-21: 10:19:00


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Created by: Zangamarth

Pronunciation: Stak-ver-atzi

Sentence: "That guy is a total stalkverazzi." Karen said, wondering whether to use her pokcet knife or derringer.

Etymology: A hovering stalkerazzi.

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bananabender - 2008-01-21: 09:28:00
Love your words to-day, 'specially breathshot.

bananabender - 2008-01-21: 09:30:00
Sorry, my comment was meant for OZZIEBOB.