Verboticism: Strandreader

'Her hair is not!'

DEFINITION: v. To assess an individual's current mental state, or identify hidden personality traits, through careful analysis of their hairstyle. n. A method of psychoanalysis based hairdos and don'ts.

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Hairpinion

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: hair-pin-yun

Sentence: It was everyone's hairpinion that Martha's constant hairstyle changes reflected her moods. If she was having a good day her hair looked well groomed, but if she had a fight with her boyfriend she looked pretty ratty.

Etymology: hair + hairpin: a little metal thing which is used to keep hair out of one's face + opinion: a conclusion that was based on belief instead of concrete facts.

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A neat and stylish word. I bet your hair looks good today! - jrogan, 2009-07-30: 09:06:00

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Hairanalysis

Created by: mike6426

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Doodiligents

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: doo dili gents

Sentence: When Tress was having a bad hair day, everyone knew it. The men in her life learned to stay clear if her ends were split or if her mane problem was her coiffure. They were examples of doodiligents and they knew Tress would cut, tease and brush them off if they cropped her style. They knew the fall out would be permanent and the best treatment was to streak out of her way and not frost her off worse. By extension, the mane reason they liked her was that her locks were to dye for, shorn nuff. Just don't get her dander up...

Etymology: Due Diligence (Investigation and analysis a prudent entrepreneur, owner, executive, or lender does in making business decisions.) & Doo (hair-do)

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Hairalyze

Created by: remkoduursma

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... - remkoduursma, 2006-12-13: 04:48:00

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Folifrazycology

Created by: Hjason

Pronunciation: folly-fraz-e-cology

Sentence: Using folifrazycolgy, we were able to determine that Ken was a lazy individual.

Etymology: folicle-frazzle-psycology

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Trichoanalysis

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: try-co-a-nal-a-sis

Sentence: Sven gave up his psychology course for hairdressing, but still liked to analyse his customers. He called it trichoanalysis

Etymology: trich (prefix meaning hair or thread) + psychoanalysis (you know what that is)

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petaj Somehow I stumbled over this old one and had to have a go. - petaj, 2007-03-07: 03:28:00

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Foliclues

Created by: cannibalgymnastics

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Tresstimate

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: tress-te-mayt

Sentence: as she walked in the room it was clear that 90% of the people there had already started tresstimating her abilities

Etymology: tress, estimate

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Headcheck

Created by: gregbatch

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Afronalysis

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: afrōnaləsis

Sentence: People could tell Latonya\'s mood by a simple process of afronalysis. If her afro is brushed and picked out she was feeling fine. If it is flat, things were not so good. If she is wearing a baseball cap everybody better stay clear. The technique fell completely apart the day she showed up with a buzz cut.

Etymology: Afro (a thick hairstyle with very tight curls that sticks out all around the head, like the natural hair of some black people) + analysis (a system of psychological theory and therapy that aims to treat mental disorders)

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yes the definition leaves out the bald! Good word! - splendiction, 2009-07-30: 23:20:00

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