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'Yeah, I'm in heaven now.'

DEFINITION: n. A harmless untruth, intended to comfort simple souls. v. To use a little bit a fiction to smooth over the perplexities and complexities of life.

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Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: chEEr-ful-of-it

Sentence: Jill is cheerfullofit, telling David that no one noticed him in the fancy restaurant, as he walked around with the store tags still hanging from his pants and shirt.

Etymology: cheerfulness, to comfort/full of it, slang for telling lies or full of sh**


hahah reserve this for Bring it on 2... but clever i like it - ekath, 2007-04-16: 18:50:00


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Created by: WhiteRhino

Pronunciation: Cod-ell-eye

Sentence: She told a coddlie to keep him pacified.

Etymology: Coddle, lie

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Created by: mac33

Pronunciation: flub-bish

Sentence: "Fluffy's in Cat Heaven now," she said to little Susie, feeling guilty for feeding her child such blatant flubbish.

Etymology: flub - an instance of botching or bungling; failure (here failure to tell the painful truth) rubbish - nonsense (UK)

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Created by: thinkbolt

Pronunciation: san-ta-tude



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Created by: reverb

Pronunciation: troos

Sentence: Some people thought CEO was stealing money from the shareholders, but troose was that he was just borrowing it.

Etymology: loose truth


seems to fit - reverb, 2008-07-12: 15:40:00


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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: re/a/blur/ance

Sentence: Her therapist knew she was too fragile for the truth on this night. It was obvious to him that her husband did not really have the ability to give himself a hickey near his belly button. Instead, he offered a little reablurrance hoping he could muster his best poker face.

Etymology: reassurance: the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence. blur: clouding, or fogging. reablurrance: the act of reassuring and blurring the facts a bit when the truth will hurt


cute - Nosila, 2008-06-23: 22:01:00

Nice and comforting! - reverb, 2008-07-11: 12:28:00


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Created by: vonnegut

Pronunciation: fo-ma

Sentence: Nothing in this book is true. "Live by the foma* that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy." The Books of Bokonon. I: 5

Etymology: Created by Kurt Vonnegut for Cat's Cradle, published in 1963.

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Created by: patb

Pronunciation: too-troo

Sentence: Tom used tootroo about the "non-infectious airborne contagions" to convince his girlfriend that it was okay to kiss, as long as he didn't breathe

Etymology: too true two

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Created by: Sharpedgeshurt

Pronunciation: San-tooth-eest-oark-fayr-buh-nee-izm

Sentence: "I don't care, I'm still not using sleeping pills." The insomniac argued when told by the receptionist that he wouldn't be able to get an appointment with the Sand Man because he was a santootheastorkfairbunnyism.

Etymology: irst used in mid 1980's during a drunken round of "Say-all-the-fictional-childhood-characters-that-visit-your-house, in-one-breath game." It has rarely been used since.

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: pass-i-fib

Sentence: Mommy quickly crafted a pacifib when Nora noticed that Goldie was not in her bowl one day after school. She put the little princess on her lap, gave her a hug, and told her a wonderful tale about how Goldie was invited to go with her fish friends to the Wild Water Kingdom instead of admitting that it went belly up and was flushed down the toilet. Nora, an especially precocious five year old wasn't buying it. She became inconsolable and made Mommy take her to the pet store immediately for a new fish.

Etymology: pacify: to calm, mollify or make peaceful + fib: insignificant or childish lie


artr Cute word! - artr, 2009-11-02: 11:27:00

great word! - mweinmann, 2009-11-03: 07:51:00


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ErWenn - 2007-04-16: 08:00:00
Best verbotoon ever. So it goes, buddy, so it goes.

ErWenn - 2007-04-16: 08:20:00
Just noticed what was written on the typewriter. Ha!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-16: 15:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by Kurt Vonnegut and first appeared in his novel Cat's Cradle.
Thank you Mr. Vonnegut! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-16: 15:12:00
RE: "Best Verbotoon Ever" Thanks ErWenn! However I must say it was all inspired by KV himself. So it goes... ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-17: 16:11:00
See the top 4 words of the day at Yeah, I'm in heaven now ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-23: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Kurt Vonnegut and first appeared in his novel Cat's Cradle.
Thank you Mr. Vonnegut! ~ James

wurdless - 2008-07-12: 15:23:00
Vonnegut is cool!

reverb - 2008-07-12: 15:31:00
cat's cradle rocks

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-02: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by vonnegut. Thank you vonnegut. ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2009-11-02: 01:42:00
Live it or live WITH it!