Verboticism: Chicrity

'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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Glamoeccentric

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Created by: green

Pronunciation: glam-o-eccentric

Sentence: I took avant-garde-window-dresser-author Simon Doonan's advice and gave away all my ordinary clothes. Now I'm very glamoccentric when I feed the chickens and dig in my urban garden.

Etymology: glamour eccentric

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COMMENTS:

You are a true glamoeccentric! Look your jacket even matches SJP's. All you need is the hat! - wordmeister, 2008-06-03: 12:58:00

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Fashionatic

Created by: march

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Marianne has a special look for every ocassion, she's a fashionatic.

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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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Fashionabelle

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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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Tuxspeedo

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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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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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Divattire

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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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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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Costumate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kos too mayt

Sentence: Lola had a get-tup for every occasion, season,reason and activity. She would costumate herself appropriately whether she was sewing, bowling, at the movies or just buying groceries. You could read a lot about her just by going through her massive closet. Her boyfriend finally cracked when he saw her outfit for going gardening. He said, "You are not wearing that outfit to go weeding...you look like a hoe!"

Etymology: Costume (dress in a costume,the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class) & Consumnate ( perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities;make perfect; bring to perfection)

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Voted for you~ I busted out laughing! You're so funny! Happy New Year~ :) - abrakadeborah, 2012-01-08: 11:20:00

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Attiresome

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: at-iya-sum

Sentence: Judy was the sort who would wear haute couture to the supermarket just in case she bumped into the latest big brother 'celebrity'. Her attitude was becoming increasinglt attiresome to her friends and family.

Etymology: attire - clothing; tiresome - boring, tedious

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COMMENTS:

guess you're not a sex in the city fan - bookowl, 2008-06-03: 15:14:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2008-06-03: 19:34:00

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