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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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Bubblebuster

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Bub-bul-Bus-ter

Sentence: I would have been ok if that bubblebuster hadn't invaded my personal space again.

Etymology: you know

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COMMENTS:

good word! - Mustang, 2008-01-21: 22:37:00

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Communiplating

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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Obnoxencroach

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

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COMMENTS:

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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Snoogling

cmartyn

Created by: cmartyn

Pronunciation: snew-gull-ing

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

Etymology:

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Stickysicky

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

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COMMENTS:

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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Inyerfaceinvader

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /in-yur-feys-in-veyd-ur/ (rhymes with Space Invader)

Sentence: Whether it was because he couldn't read other people's body language, or because he took perverse joy in their reactions, Kevin was an inyerfaceinvader, and would often make others uncomfortable in social situations.

Etymology: in-your-face - in a manner provoking confrontation (slang) + invader - to encroach or infringe upon (from Latin, invādere "to go")

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COMMENTS:

heh, that's catchy! :) - Dougalistic, 2008-01-21: 05:31:00

clever! funny! - bananabender, 2008-01-21: 09:06:00

The alien complained that the inyerfaceinvader was taking up too much of his universal inner space! It's kind of an out-of-this world creation ... great job! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-21: 10:34:00

I like it! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-21: 19:17:00

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Infurb

Created by: Jobanski

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Stalkverazzi

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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Zencroach

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: zen/croach

Sentence: Every time I get into a calm silent mediative state someone zencroaches and I lose the moment.

Etymology: zen + encroach

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COMMENTS:

zany word! - bananabender, 2008-01-21: 09:10:00

Your ability to add just one letter so effectively always amazes me. Just as brevity is the soul of wit ... your brevity with letters is the soul of your verboticisms. (I zen bow to you.) - silveryaspen, 2008-01-21: 10:46:00

Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-21: 19:25:00

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Spacelester

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

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COMMENTS:

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

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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.