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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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Negatiff

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Neg - uh - tiff

Sentence: Elmer was always a grump and no matter what topic came up in discussion he'd invariably start a negatiff with often harsh and rude contradictions.

Etymology: Blend of negative and tiff

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COMMENTS:

Great pun and word! Simply wonderful! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:33:00

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Analinguist

youmustvotenato

Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: Anal-linguist

Sentence: Must you really be a smartmouth like that? You're such an analinguist

Etymology: Anal-uptight linguist-language

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Habitchualist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: huh/bich/oo/list

Sentence: Jennifer chose her girl friends with a great deal of care and foresight. They were of the lowest self-esteem with traits she could easily exploit to her advantage and control. Jennifer was an habitchualist and she knew they would put up with the constant berating and castigation she bestowed on them. As the queen faultalist, she had victims around her ready and waiting to be belittled, just to be noticed.

Etymology: habit, habitual, constant, persistent + bitch, beef, bellyache, bemoan, complain, expostulate, find fault

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COMMENTS:

Great word. Thanks for the words of congrats. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:07:00

The heart of your word hits the heart of the definition! Terrific creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:27:00

Great play on words! Love it. I used it already to describe somebody. - arrrteest, 2008-03-11: 22:20:00

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Nayplayer

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: nay - play - er

Sentence: Patience and Archer were playing Scrabble. Archer added a 'n' to dam. "Bad word" observed Patience. "Good Word" Archer grumpled. Patience added 'a-t-i-o-n' to the damn, racking up a triple word score. "Nice big score" Patience crowed. "Rotten for me!" Archer cried, shooting it down. "I win" declared Patience. "Lose her" Archer murmurred, then asked "Another, game? Yes?" He was so exassperating, such a nayplayer! "No way!" Patience contrahit him back!

Etymology: Nay: negative response. Player: one who takes part. PLay on the expression nay sayer.

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COMMENTS:

nice word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:22:00

Short,simple and apt! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:08:00

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Beatyadown

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: BEET YA DOW N

Sentence: That little beatyadown Tracy has always gotta stick her stringy haired head into my business, when all she bbe sticking it into an oven!

Etymology: years of dating the ladies.

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COMMENTS:

UHT OH! You need to pick a different type of women to date! Your word expresses the harshness of the feeling and meaning of the definition! Very strong word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:42:00

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Gainsayaholic

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Gayn-say-a-holl-ik

Sentence: Because the historian was so determined to have his theories adopted as "fact", he habitually attacked other researchers work to the point that he became a gainsayaholic.

Etymology: Gainsay- I'm right, You're wrong, They're totally out of their tree! / aholic- Drunk on ego

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COMMENTS:

Great etymology ... great definition for aholic! Great aspect to portray ... very perceptive! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:49:00

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Lambastard

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: LAM bas terd

Sentence: John is a lambastard who tends to angrily dismiss or criticize everything he hears. If he can pick apart any detail and prove you wrong, he will. He doesn't even seem to really be enjoying himself - he just seems pissed off all the time. He still hasn't figured out that being friendly is sometimes more important than being right.

Etymology: lambaste (to criticize severely, berate harshly) + bastard. Yes, OK, I know that the first word is correctly pronounced "lam' bast," with a short "a," but I just couldn't resist. Anyway, the alternative was "contradickt," and I already used "dick" this week.

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Quibblesandblitz

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kwib bells and blitz

Sentence: Mary, Mary quite contrary,walking around in your underwear; You quibbleandblitz on any topic and that makes your friends all swear; You quibbleandblitz about French Impressionists and other subjects that makes your friends mad; When you quibbleandblitz it leaves such a bad Impression and that is really sad; You quibbleandblitz your friend, Vincent on such a rainy day, You quibbleandblitz one more time and then carelessly make your getaway; You quibbleandblitz that a little rain and cold is not your foe; You quibbleandblitz one last time, until he yells, Go, Van Gogh!

Etymology: Quibbles (an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections and to argue over petty things and Blitz (attack suddenly and without warning)...rhyming with Kibbles & Bits (just to make you hungry)

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle So clever! - libertybelle, 2008-03-11: 08:43:00

Great sentence and etymology. Funny and fun! Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 14:50:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:09:00

mighty fine! - diyan627, 2008-03-11: 21:07:00

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Vanisectomy

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Van-Eh-Sect-Oh-Me

Sentence: Tricia's vanisectomy is going to get us killed when we get to the party, these people don't mess around! Tricia: Whatever , it's not "these people" it's a bunch of douche bags.

Etymology: Vanity & Vasectomy

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Arguenaut

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: argue-nought

Sentence: Jason was on the point of jumping overboard, prematurely ending his voyage. Due to a typo in the job ad, he had a crew of arguenauts and now the ship was going round in circles while they all disagreed on the course.

Etymology: argue (disagree strongly) + argonaut (someone seeking dangerous but rewarding adventure)

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:23:00

Very clever; good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 18:52:00

Excellent! - Jamagra, 2008-03-11: 20:29:00

Funtastic! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:28:00

By Zeus, you have a good word there. That's what they should call the Toronto football team! - Nosila, 2008-03-11: 22:32:00

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Comments:

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