Verboticism: Apparechichi

'Alright boys, let's start digging!'

DEFINITION: n. A person who likes to dress up and seems to have a different outfit for every occasion. v. To dress up in fancy clothes whenever you go out because you don't know who you're going to meet, and you don't want to get dressed down.

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Tuxspeedo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: təkspēdō

Sentence: Thomas does not believe in informal clothing. Casual Friday? Not for this guy! Even when he goes to the beach he wears a tuxspeedo.

Etymology: tuxedo (a suit of formal evening clothes) + speedo (a bathing suit)

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Garbener

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: garb en er

Sentence: Greta loved to match her outfits to her activities and/or venues. She especially loved to dress the part while doing the gardening. That is why they called her Greta Garbener.

Etymology: Garb (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion) & Gardner (someone who takes care of a garden)

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Redundesigner

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: REDUNDant+DESIGNER

Sentence: She only buys redundesigner clothes, many of which can only be worn for one specific occasion.

Etymology: REDUNDant+DESIGNER. redundant: Exceeding what is necessary or natural; superfluous.(See redundecorum)

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Divattire

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dēvətīr

Sentence: Julie loves pamper herself. She never feels better than when she is wearing her divattire. The only problem with her expensive tastes is that it doesn\'t match her income. She will do almost anything, including skipping meals to avoid making selections from the poordrobe.

Etymology: diva (an admired, glamorous, or distinguished woman) + attire (be dressed in clothes of a specified kind)

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COMMENTS:

- excellent word. "poordrobe" - great! - splendiction, 2009-07-21: 21:45:00

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Fashionabelle

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: fash-en-a-bell

Sentence: Naomi hired three wardrobe mistresses to take care of the outfits she needed as a fashionabelle. One of their key duties was to track how long each item was worn and to retire it to the thrift shop after 10 hours of wear.

Etymology: fashionable + elle (supermodel) + belle (of the ball)

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COMMENTS:

love it - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 14:31:00

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Clotheswhorese

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cloze/horse

Sentence: Cammy Leon was such a clotheswhorese that she had a stable full of every imaginable kind of outfit.

Etymology: clotheshorse + well you know (sort of a sequel to wordmeister's shoohoh)

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COMMENTS:

She gives me nightmares... - Nosila, 2008-06-03: 23:03:00

Sounds good also as "cloze-SWOR-ese" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:29:00

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Stylophile

Created by: focusteacher

Pronunciation: sty lo fyl

Sentence: When he showed up to the Habitat For Humanity project in a three-piece-suit, the other workers realized that Ned was a true stylophile.

Etymology: From the Greek stylos=pillar, used from 1770 to mean "mode or fashion of life" + French phile=one that loves or likes.

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Clobbersnob

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Klob-err-snob

Sentence: Jayne had always been a Clobbersnob, even at school she had to look her best just in case the modelling scouts happened to drop in looking for the next Kate Moss!!

Etymology: Clobber(Brit informal Clothing or personal belongings) + Snob(Person with an exaggerated respect for high social standing, looks down on those regarded as socially inferior. = Clobbersnob.

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Shoutdress

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: shout dress

Sentence: Shanel always shoutdressed everyone for every occasion with her expensive, fashionably loud garments that shouted, “I’m the best!” and "Like me!". In her world appearances were everything: eventually she forgot how to speak with spoken language and relied exclusively on her trusty loud outfits to do her talking. Thinking was no longer necessary for Shanel - all she had to do was wearaste.

Etymology: From: outdress and shout - to use clothing for communication.

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COMMENTS:

Glad Shanel has channelled herself! - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 19:16:00

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Chicrity

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sheek/ri/tee

Sentence: Abby is always out shopping for new, wonderful and different fashion because she approaches life with a great deal of chicrity. She loves to wear her best clothes every day for every occasion.

Etymology: CHICRITY - noun - from CHIC (fashionable; stylish; style and elegance in dress) + ALACRITY (cheerful readiness; willingness)

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