Verboticism: Hairrowing

'Aaaaahhhh! AAAAAHHHHHH!'

DEFINITION: n. The horrible pain that comes from pulling a bandage off of hairy skin. v. To inflict pain or injure when removing a bandage.

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Epilagony

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: epəlagənē

Sentence: The screaming and crying coming from the doctors examination room made those waiting for their appointment quite uncomfortable. Finding that the noise was coming from a 40-year-old man undergoing the epilagony of a Band-aid removal made more than a few snicker.

Etymology: epilation (removal of hair by the roots) + agony (extreme physical or mental suffering)

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Depilatowwie

Trystera

Created by: Trystera

Pronunciation: dee-PILL-ut-ow-wee

Sentence: Bruce was a strong man: he endured the motorcycle accident without even flinching, and when they peeled the bandages away from the road rash, the depilatowwie only made him shed one single tear.

Etymology: Depilatory + "owwie" (exclamation of pain, or juvenile term for bandaid-worthy injury)

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Excrucifilamentectomy

Created by: notnaught

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Sentence: An Excrucifilamentectomy is best performed quickly by a skilled professional.

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COMMENTS:

makes the hairs on my neck stand up. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-30: 05:43:00

metrohumanx Quickly? Make it SLOWLY! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 17:27:00

metrohumanx It's hard to make a pronounceable ten-syllable word, but ya did it! Congrats. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-31: 00:46:00

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Lockeratation

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: locks-er-ay-shun

Sentence: The next door neighbors asked about the screams they heard last night from my house. The truth was I suffered from a sever lockeration, but I exaggerated a bit... and told them a bear snook in my house.

Etymology: Locks (hair) + laceration (a tear in skin)

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Feelastoplast

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fee las to plast

Sentence: When Doctor Pepper began to pull the sticky bandage off Norman's hairy arm, Norman could feelastoplast the agony long before it even started.

Etymology: Feel (produce a certain impression/sensation) & Elastoplast (an elastic adhesive bandage for covering cuts or wounds)

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Frixem

Created by: hatman003

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Ahpain

Created by: gautambarathwaj

Pronunciation: Pronunced as "Ah! Pain"

Sentence: He faced ahpain while removing the plasters,post surgery

Etymology: Just the usual scream of "Ah! Pain" modified here

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Depilatorture

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /dəˈpɪləˌtoɹtʃɝ/

Sentence: Perhaps the depilatorture of bandage removal could be lessened somewhat if we hired professional bikini-waxers to do the yank-job for us.

Etymology: From depilatory + torture

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COMMENTS:

Yes, "yank-job" sounds like it could be dirty. But it's not. - ErWenn, 2007-06-06: 01:09:00

Oh, it's still dirty, all right. Maybe not in the context you've provided, but rest assured: use of the term predates this discussion by decades. - Clayton, 2007-06-06: 07:15:00

Those yanks were always a bit dodgy! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-06: 07:25:00

(insert the joke about pink and purple here.) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-06: 07:55:00

(covers virgin ears) - jadenguy, 2007-06-06: 12:24:00

As always, the best word here. - Osomatic, 2007-06-06: 13:22:00

You think my word is always the best? I guess I know who my usual one vote comes from. (Now I'm trying to think of a way of saying "thanks" that doesn't sound sarcastic after that remark.) - ErWenn, 2007-06-07: 01:16:00

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Shearax

Created by: Megsee

Pronunciation: Shear-ax

Sentence: His wife had little patience as he winced from the shearax as she ripped off his bandaid. "try a bikini wax some day!" she scoffed.

Etymology: Shear - shaving of fur/hair Wax - act of having hair ripped off the body

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Suffuring

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: suh-fer-ing

Sentence: When the bandage was removed, the was no buffering the suffuring.

Etymology: suffering + fur

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