Verboticism: Fadshionista

'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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Regaliac

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re gay lee ak

Sentence: Marisa was a regaliac for sure. She had an outfit, with accessories, for every mood, occasion, national holiday, season and impulse. To say she was overdressed and over the top would be putting it mildly. For instance, she wore her clotheshorse outfit going to the races;when out shopping, she had a dress made of credit cards all linked together and for a wine-tasting, she had an ensemble made entirely of corks. Why she had even bought herself an outfit for her own funeral...a stunning little black dress with grave accents and a hat with a horse-drawn cortege around the brim. Hopefully it would still be in style by then!

Etymology: regalia (especially fine or decorative clothing)& maniac (an insane person)

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COMMENTS:

neat ideas for Halloween - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 15:12:00

Top word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:25:00

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fadshionista

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fad shun ees ta

Sentence: Carrie Itoff was a fadshionista of world fame. She wore costumes for every occasion and season. Her wardrobe took up 2 of the 3 bedrooms in her home. When her friends saw her wearing the fascinator all done up with butterflies, bees and ladybugs in colours to match her lawn green dress, they knew they were in for some gardening. Or as Carrie would say, a garden party. When real insects started buzzing her hat,in droves, her masquerade turned into a masqueRAID!

Etymology: Fad(an interest followed with exaggerated zeal) & Fashionista (a devoted follower of fashion)

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