Verboticism: Magnimale

'I think got a little too much sun...'

DEFINITION: v., To shed one's skin in an effort to appear younger or healthier. n. The little bits peeling skin caused by overexposure to direct sunlight.

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Capitdermal

Created by: YourEnglishPal

Pronunciation: CAP-IT-DER-MAL

Sentence: She was afflicted with an unfortunate capitdermal.

Etymology: Capit-Head Der-skin Mal-Bad

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Extenderm

Created by: juliadeboard

Pronunciation: ex-ten-durm

Sentence: After a sunny day at the beach, Christie spent hours extenderming her burnt skin even though she knew that it would leave scars.

Etymology: ex- out completely ten(u)- stretched, thin derm- skin

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Tenudermal

Created by: nicolebolavage

Pronunciation: ten-u-derm-al

Sentence: She got a tenudermal in order to appear younger.

Etymology: tenu-stretch derm-skin mal-bad

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Sloutting

Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: not unlike slutting but with slough and slut and ing

Sentence: Going sloutting again today?

Etymology: American English of tanning salons, slang. Comes from "slukt": "snaked of melingnoma"

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Dermadorn

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: Dur-muh-dorn

Sentence: To ready herself for her 15 year class reunion, Sunny went through a rigorous dermadorn to get back her youthful glow.

Etymology: From (derma: skin) + (adorn: v to decorate or add beauty to)

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Fervolus

Created by: scaredboy617

Pronunciation: Fur-vuh-less

Sentence: The soup is very fervolus.

Etymology: Boily

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Sunscales

Created by: tizher

Pronunciation:

Sentence: No matter how hard she tried, she could not hide her sunscales in the shadows.

Etymology:

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Grandtend

Created by: smstone0413

Pronunciation: Gr-and-tend

Sentence: The woman proceeded to grandtend the skin on her face.

Etymology: Grand- Great Tend- To stretch

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Icksfoliate

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: iks-foe-lee-ayt

Sentence: She realized her attempt to icksfoliate prior to her high school reunion went awry when her old crush noticed that the shaved parmesan on her fettucine was in fact her own icksfoliation.

Etymology: exfoliate + ick!

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Skinsosloughed

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: skin-so-sloft

Sentence: Everyone thought Marcy had a bad case of dandruff. No one suspected the white stuff on her shirt was SkinSoSloughed.

Etymology: Product by Avon, slough

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COMMENTS:

very funny!! I laughed out loud when I read this one - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-17: 11:09:00

Glad ya got a chuckle Jabber! - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-17: 16:11:00

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