Verboticism: Fashionatic

'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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Frockle

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: fraw-kull

Sentence: Samantha's habit of frockling herself in a revealing dirndl came to an abrupt end when she realized that it exposed the spare attire around her waist.

Etymology: frock +sparkle

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COMMENTS:

So now she's reattired from being attired! Good word - Nosila, 2008-06-03: 23:06:00

A good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:31:00

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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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Dresspihomage

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: dress/pee/hom/aj

Sentence: She was a slave to her dresspihomage and worshipped at the designer boutiques.

Etymology: dress + homage + espionage

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Pradabsessive

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Created by: TimTheEnchanter

Pronunciation: prahd-ahb-SESS-iv

Sentence: Claudio was trying to be helpful but for a brief moment, he forgot Melinda was such a pradabsessive. "Why don't you wear that red Vera Wang dress," he asked, "isn't that your favorite?" "What do you think I am," she shrieked, "some kind of heathen?!??! I already wore that dress; I certainly can't wear it again!!" Claudio shook his head, plopped down in the chair, and waited patiently, knowing she would eventually find the perfect outfit to wear to her bankruptcy hearing.

Etymology: Prada + obsessive

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Fashioninstabile

ampruteanu

Created by: ampruteanu

Pronunciation: fa-schon-een-stah-bee-lay

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Etymology:

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Overextravaganter

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: oh-ver-ex-trav-ah-gan-ter

Sentence: Elliemight was such an overextravaganter...even when she dressed for the most mundane jobs around the house.

Etymology: Over- as in "Over the top" ~ On or upon, so as to cause an apparent change in one's mood, attitude. Extravaganter - One who is very - Extravagant - Lacking restraint in spending money or using resources.

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Glambidextrous

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: glam-be-dex-truss

Sentence: it didn't matter what the occasion was, she had the perfect outfit, she was that glambidextrous.

Etymology: glamorous, ambidextrous

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COMMENTS:

artr Nice word! - artr, 2009-07-21: 06:44:00

fabulous - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-21: 10:24:00

glambitious word! - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 10:55:00

Hilarious - "was that glambidextrous"! - splendiction, 2009-07-21: 21:42:00

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Allegance

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Awl-egg-gunce

Sentence: She dressed elegantly for every possible occasion, as she prided herself on being an allegant person.

Etymology: All + elegance

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Mannequindredspirit

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: manna/kwin/dred/speer/it

Sentence: Sally was a mannequindredspirit and had an outfit for every occasion. She was famous for her ability to strike an appropriate pose.

Etymology: mannequin (fashion model) + kindred spirit

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She was no dummy... - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 10:57:00

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Multimodel

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: mull - ti - mowd - l

Sentence: Lenore was a multimodel woman who wore several outfits in one day as if life were more about the clothes you had on then on the activities you participated in or who you were as a person. She had a different set of clothes for taking a walk, shopping, jogging, reading the newspaper, writing a letter, cooking dinner, etc.... It seemed to everyone who knew her that her life was lived for the clothing.

Etymology: multi (contains multiple colors in the same size), multimodal (Having, or employing multiple modes) , model (display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion)

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