Verboticism: Skinnanga

'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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Soleilskin

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: soh-lay-skin

Sentence: It was difficult to get optimal soleilskinning done during the winter months so she would schedule several trips to the Caribbean to make up for it.

Etymology: soleil (sun en francais)+ skin

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Multitenutemperia

Created by: arandomperson97

Pronunciation: Mult-i-ten-u-tem-per

Sentence: person 1: my skin is peeling right off me! person 2: You have Multitenutemper then, go to the shade!

Etymology: multi- many tenu-stretched, thin (skin) temper-due season

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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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Dermabairnsion

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: durma/bearn/shun

Sentence: The new medical procedure dermabairnsion ensures skin as smooth as a baby's bottom.

Etymology: dermabrasion + bairn (baby)

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COMMENTS:

Derma & bairn: great word element blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-17: 18:25:00

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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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Extremefoliate

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ex-treem-fall-ee-ate

Sentence: The extremefoliator at the spa recommended that Jill should extremefoliate her skin monthly to retain that just boiled look.

Etymology: extreme + exfoliate

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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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Sluffle

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sləfəl

Sentence: If beauty is skin deep, Liz is up to her eyeballs in gorgeous. As she sluffles along through life, she does her best to make to a good first impression but often leaves a bigger impression when she departs. Unfortunately when she gets nervous, she sheds skin much faster than normal. She would have landed the job as the spokeslizard for Geico if she hadn*t shed 3 layers and interviewed looking pink.

Etymology: sluff (slough): shed + shuffle: walk by dragging one*s feet along or without lifting them fully from the ground

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Skinnanga

Created by: leomar

Pronunciation: es-kin-nah-nga

Sentence: skinnanga came from the language of bisaya, but the frirst 2 sylables came from english language, which means SKIN, and nah-nga (nanga) means CARELESS or tinanga (teh-nah-nga)

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Calixfoliation

Created by: younger

Pronunciation: CAL-iks-fole-e-a-shun

Sentence: California's residents often opt for a "natural" spa treatment over the expensive salon variety. Spending a little time in Cali's smog-filtered sunlight makes for a cheap and effective calixfoliation session.

Etymology: California + Exfoliation

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