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'Look out! Here comes a truck!'

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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Top verboticism of the day created by ErWenn

Pronunciation: -ˌkɑntɹəˈpʊlsɪv-

Sentence: It was Daffy Duck's contrapulsive nature that did him in. "Duck season" indeed.

Etymology: From contra- +(im)pulsive

Created by: ErWenn.


Like Daffy we learn how to 'duck' these types of people even when they try to hunt us down! Fun, sly, witty, sentence ... just ducky! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:18:00

More Top Verboticisms:

(Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Analinguist: /Anal-linguist/ Must you really be a smartmouth like that? You're such an analinguist Etymology: Anal-uptight linguist-language Created by: youmustvotenato.

Complainion: /kom play n yun/ 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 Created by: galwaywegian.


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

Scornery: /skor ner ree/ Mary, Mary, quite contrary; You know it all and argue,showing great scornery. Mary, Mary, quite contrary, one day your obtusity will prevent you hearing that van's loud hornery! Etymology: Scorn (reject with contempt; open disrespect for a person or thing) & Ornery (having a difficult and contrary disposition; contrary) Created by: Nosila.


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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

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