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DEFINITION: v. To habitually object to and contradict other people's statements, especially if they include any facts or opinions. n. A person who finds fault what other people say no matter what it is, and lets them know it.

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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Diff-er-duff-er

Sentence: Louise was such a differduffer, she would continually disagree with everything. If you remarked that the sea was blue she would argue that it was pink.

Etymology: Differ(disagree vary) + Duffer(a stupid person) = Differduffer


excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-06: 05:51:00


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Created by: cmonkey24

Pronunciation: Craw-nay-say

Sentence: Georgette just HAD to chronaysay Betrand's statement that all mammals do have fur.

Etymology: Chronic- Constant; habitual; repeated. Naysayer- a person who constantly opposes, denies, or is pessimistic.

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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: poe/lar/ex/press/shun/ist

Sentence: A polarexpressionist insists that everything is the direct opposite.

Etymology: polar (opposite) + expressionist


Ah, we do think of these negative type of people as grump as a polar bear! Good one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:35:00

grumpy ... forgive my mindstick on the grumps ... grin and bear with me! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:37:00


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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: kon-trah-DICK

Sentence: I can't believe that Gary spent 20 minutes arguing with me over whether or not Thanksgiving was going to be on a Thursday this year; what a contradick!

Etymology: contradict - to oppose in argument + dick- slang for jerk


Hehe! I thought of that one too! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-11: 09:59:00

love it! - galwaywegian, 2008-03-11: 11:27:00

So right on the definition and such a strong word. Excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 14:53:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 18:59:00


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Created by: Echos


Sentence: She hung up the phone, sick of his ornodicting everything she said.

Etymology: From "ornery" and "dictate"


Very emotive words! Great etymology! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:31:00


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Created by: DevynAlexanderSkyeHarris

Pronunciation: Litter-uhll-it-tate

Sentence: "Oh I am a writer, not an artist or anything." Niiloxsi brushed off Mudulin's comment softly. "That still makes you an artist Niilo my brother. You never say what you mean its so annoying!" Niiloxsi shot back white hot and retorted, "Yeah well at least I'm not literalitating everyone all the time, constantly correcting them when you know very well what they meant you literalitator!"

Etymology: 1. Literal: Exact meaning, definition or intention. 2.Irritate: To annoy or bother repetitiously.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: neg-eh-tif

Sentence: Roland almost always has a negative attitude and no matter what topic arises he invariably launches a juvenile and always bitter negatiff with much acrimony and and rude contradictions.

Etymology: Blend of 'negative' (lacking positive qualities, disagreeable) and 'tiff' (a petty quarrel)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: kom play n yun

Sentence: She was his constant complainion. Their wedding was the only recorded time that she said "I do" when asked a question in his company.

Etymology: companion, complain


My memory is not the greatest, but it seems to me we've had this word before for a different definition. No matter, because your sentence is great and so is the word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:03:00


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Created by: diyan627

Pronunciation: kon-tru-main-ee-ak

Sentence: Bobby Jo, the contramaniac, was at it again... This time she argued that it was dripping, not raining, as she was about to get run over by a van, not a truck. Fortunately, it looks like Bobby Jo will not be arguing any more points in life. She actually did argue to death.

Etymology: contra (contradict) + maniac (1.An insane person.2.A person who has an excessive enthusiasm or desire for something.3.A person who acts in a wildly irresponsible way)


Cartoon inspired! Sentence has a great last line! Well done! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:23:00


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Created by: mzzmee265

Pronunciation: dis-state-er

Sentence: She sure is a disstater, how she told him what he corrected what he said and made it into little details.

Etymology: dis- means not; state-short term for statement; er-referring to something or someone

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-03-11: 21:51:00
Well done, Biscotti and James!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-12: 00:06:00
Thank you Silvery! I won't rebutt a compliment. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-20: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James