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DEFINITION: n. A person who is so heels-over-head obsessed with someone, that they trip over their own tongue every time they meet them. v. To be so infatuated that you trip over your tongue.

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Flabbergushing

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: flab-er-guhsh-ing

Sentence: When Julie was introduced to her favorite movie star she babbled like a school girl. It was a real case of flabbergushing.

Etymology: flabbergast (to overcome with surprise and bewilderment; astound) + gushing (to express oneself extravagantly or emotionally; talk effusively)

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Inflapuated

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in flap yu ayted

Sentence: Missy Whitetoast was so excited to meet her Bollywood Idol, Mr. Ovthee I. Singh, that her tongue tripped over her teeth and lips. She was so inflapuated with Mr. Singh, she Mumbaied her words. By her own Calcuttalations, her ardor at meeting him exceeded everyone else's. She would have to Goa long way to curry his favor and become his next romantic heroine in one of his films. It was her AGRAvation to be so close to her idol and not be able to pakora-up. In consolation, she would put on her Madras Jodhpurs and go down to the New Delhi and treat herself to a Darjeeling Tea. Naan is so blind as they who cannot see...

Etymology: Infatuated (marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness) & Flap(an excited state of agitation;make a fuss; be agitated;pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds)

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Inarticulove

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: In-ar-tick-cue-love

Sentence: Brenda was afflicted with inarticulove for the postman...unfortunately the postman had no such problems: "You're ugly, love!"

Etymology: In love + inarticulate. Articulate: to speak, suggests proper speech/eloquence.

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COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-12: 10:57:00

Spare a thought for poor Brenda! :D - Discoveria, 2007-02-12: 17:34:00

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Incrusherent

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: in - crush - hear - ent

Sentence: Belinda became incrusherent whenever Samson entered the room. She had a master's degree in English and worked as a speech therapist but could not help herself speak clearly when she was near him.

Etymology: incoherent (unable to express yourself clearly or fluently), crush (puppy love, infatuation)

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Burblegum

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ber/bl/gum

Sentence: She developed an acute case of burblegum every time the office stud walked by. Her gums were flapping but only inarticulate sounds were escaping.

Etymology: bubble gum + burble

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Tounginchicing

Created by: Computergeek

Pronunciation: Toungue-in-cheek-ing

Sentence: The thought of dating him was so overwhelming she kept tounginchicing

Etymology: to have your toungue in your cheek

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Moonstutter

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: moōnstətər

Sentence: Julie won an appearance with her favorite singer from a contest held by a radio station. Despite her wobbly knees, she made it onstage only to moonstutter like a starstruck teenager. Oh wait, she IS a starstruck teenager.

Etymology: moon struck (unable to think or act normally, esp. because of being in love)+ stutter (talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds)

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Volespeak

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: voul-spiik

Sentence: She couldn't believe it, Dick was standing in front of her, and all she could do was to volespeak -"H-hey Cock, who are you doing?"

Etymology: vole - obfuscation of love speak - something most people do.

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Madulation

Created by: babel

Pronunciation: mad-u-laysh-un

Sentence: When Julie starting drooling when talking to Rupert her friends knew her madulation had reached a dangerous level.

Etymology: mad + adulation

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Fumblestruck

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: fum + bull + struk

Sentence: Florence was so fumblestruck when she spoke to her that she was barely comprehensible.

Etymology: fumble + struck

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COMMENTS:

Nice one! Rolls nicely on the tounge. Now voted on. - allwise, 2007-02-12: 09:00:00

Any connection to 'thunderstruck'? - Discoveria, 2007-02-12: 17:38:00

haha, great word - babel, 2007-02-12: 20:05:00

welcome back Babel - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-13: 10:59:00

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