Verboticism: Divattire

'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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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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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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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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Pajamapolly

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: |pɑ ː dʒam ː ə ː ˈpɒli|

Sentence: Dorian loved grey and every other colour and he loved his pajamas. He had pajamas for every occasion and always looked very smart indeed, in a kinda sleep-over way.

Etymology: Pajama : Sleeping attire which has become high street fashion for crazy people. Polly: A first name and also a twist on poly which has many meaning(s).

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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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Primpetual

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: prim-PECH-oo-uhl

Sentence: This was going to be Cleowulf's greatest challenge. Despite all his research in women's magazines, Miss Primpetual remained a mystery to him. He thought of resorting to dresspionage and blingshui was not out of the question. Finally she became feed up with his strange behaviour, and suggested that he should do something about his sybilitarianism. He thought, amongst other things, that she was imeldaranged, and decided to headed to Manila to see if he could find some answers there.

Etymology: PRIMP: to groom oneself with meticuluous or excessive care and attention PerPETUAL: continuing or continued without interruption, ceaseless. "Stars Primp For 'Sex And The City' Premiere. Sarah Jessica Parker sparkles at the Sex and the City" www.okmagazine.com/blog/post/6983/Stars-Primp-For-'Sex-And-The-City'-

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COMMENTS:

interesting sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 15:10:00

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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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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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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: Jenny 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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