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'I guess I'll do a little window shopping...'

DEFINITION: v. What boyfriends and husbands do while they are waiting their girlfriends and/or wives to shop. n. A person doing such a thing.

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Purchiatus

Pseudonym

Created by: Pseudonym

Pronunciation: pur-chai-ay-tuss

Sentence: "Sorry, I can't meet you at the bar right now, I'm on a purchiatus."

Etymology: purchase + hiatus

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Browdle

Created by: legalalien

Pronunciation: BROW-dle

Sentence: Although Tiffany promised that it would only be a 3 minute ("I swear, you can time me!") detour into the Sephora store, Hank was left with nothing to do but browdle myriad products whose use he could not fathom.

Etymology: browse (look through or glance at casually) + dawdle (to waste time; idle; trifle; loiter)

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COMMENTS:

clever - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-27: 16:08:00

Lovely word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-28: 01:06:00

metrohumanx Like it! One can only sympathise with Hank. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-28: 03:10:00

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Masterwait

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: mas/ter/weyt

Sentence: To keep her happy, he goes along shopping and will masterwait patiently while she tries on every pair of shoes in the store.

Etymology: master (of course she is this) + wait

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COMMENTS:

Oh geez, I just now "got it"! Funny! - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-26: 11:55:00

joelb Ah you beat me to it!! >:) Voting now. - joelb, 2007-09-26: 21:55:00

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Chickpick

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: chik-pik

Sentence: While Sue was in the dressing room, Bob bided his time with a chickpick session. The first object of his scrutiny was slightly plump, but had nice hair. The second had a nice body, but egad, that eye brow ring had to go! The third had it all going for her, except for the fact that she talked through her nose. The fourth...

Etymology: nit pick, chick

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COMMENTS:

petaj a chick picnic - petaj, 2007-09-26: 04:45:00

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Windowschlump

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: win - doe - shlump

Sentence: Whenever Minnie would involve herself shopping she did so in a dedicated fashion that left Monty to manage for himself and he would always windowschlump, mindlessly wandrering from store to store looking at the displays.

Etymology: Blend of 'window' and 'schlump' (to loaf or idle)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx I've seen a clump of WINDOWSCHLUMPS, and shuffled right along. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 00:54:00

very descriptive - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-27: 16:03:00

Ah, Metrohx: you better tell Monty where the store with the 'semi erotic mannequins' is situated. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-28: 01:05:00

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Boutiquegate

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /buˈtikˌge(ɪ)t/

Sentence: We who are stuck boutiquegating our significant others are very thankful to those few store designers who thought to provide comfortable seating just outside the dressing rooms.

Etymology: from boutique + tailgate

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Betrudge

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bih-truhj

Sentence: When Jill wants to go shopping she likes to take Tom with her. She'll bounce from store to store like a lioness on a hunt. He'll betrudge along behind her like a trailer with flat tires. They've been together long enough that he knows when to nod and when to grunt something like "That look great on you".

Etymology: begrudge (to be reluctant to give, grant, or allow) + trudge (to walk, especially laboriously or wearily)

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Waitwatching

Created by: hgofom

Pronunciation: Just like it looks.

Sentence: My wife went into the mall and I was left waitwatching.

Etymology: While waiting, we wait, and we watch. There are also several puns and entendres in the word. One is a play on the diet popular with many women. Another is that while we wait we're not only people watching, but frequently looking at our watches. Also, waitwatch, waitwatcher, etc.

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Wasterbate

Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: as it sounds

Sentence: Charlie wasterbated aimlessly once again as Sandra was trying on her pink platforms.

Etymology: waste-akin to waiting and middle English bate to take away; subtract.

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Shopplopped

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Shop-plopped

Sentence: Harry shopplopped on a nearby bench as his wife spent four hours trying on clothes.

Etymology: Shop- To examine goods in order to purchase. Plopped- To let the body drop heavily when sitting.

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COMMENTS:

Shop- To examine goods in order to purchase. Plop- To let the body drop heavily when sitting. - abrakadeborah, 2011-06-10: 17:22:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-26: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie! ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-08-27: 00:50:00
Can't you be arrested for MASTERWAITING in public?

galwaywegian - 2008-08-27: 05:56:00
Or masterbaiting at college

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-06-08: 00:16:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James