Verboticism: Chompanion

'Omigod! That is a huge snake!'

DEFINITION: v. To "adopt" a cute, baby, wild animal as a pet, which then grows up to become a very large, very wild, and very dangerous predator. n. A person who treats wild animals like pets, only to discover that they are not.

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Chompanion

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: tshom pan yun

Sentence: what had arrived into the household as a cute kitty with huge paws had turned into a lurking chompanion with a constant craving for meat and terrible personal habits. She had frequently felt she should have him removed, but he did keep the place free of encyclopedia salespeople, canvassing politicians and religious groups.

Etymology: companion, chomp

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Comments: Chompanion

Jabberwocky - 2009-04-09: 10:50:00
sounds like the pros outweigh the anaCONdas

silveryaspen - 2009-04-09: 15:06:00
You really sunk your teeth into this clever create!