Verboticism: Heirhare

'I am deeply saddened by my master's departure...'

DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Created by: yifan

Pronunciation: pe-th-ea

Sentence: the petheir was taken good care of after his master passed away

Etymology: pet+heir


my very first word here. - yifan, 2008-08-23: 17:41:00

welcome! - galwaywegian, 2008-08-24: 15:15:00

Aye! Aye! Veryclear and effective - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:48:00


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Created by: WordSlammer

Pronunciation: A-nor-mali-tised

Sentence: An un normal thing left for a much loved pet from their Anormalitised owner


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hay rap par ant

Sentence: Bugs was the hareapparent to Bunny's fortune. The family sat aghast as the lawyer rabbitted on....

Etymology: heir apparent hare

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Created by: skeeterzirra

Pronunciation: in hare eh tans

Sentence: Elmer Fudd left a large inharetanse of his carrot patch farm to Bugs Bunny.

Etymology: inherit and hare

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Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: chip-munch

Sentence: Dang chipmunch did me in again!

Etymology: Chip: O.E. forcippian "to pare away by cutting, always confused with "cheap" by people in my country. onomatopaeic comes from the well known author Munch's manic depressive sister Laura Catherine. So a cheap munch

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: beest - kweeth

Sentence: Over her family's protestations Lucinda chose to beastqueath all of her worldly goods to her dog, Barrymore.

Etymology: Blend of 'beast' (animal) and 'bequeath' (will, impart, leave, bestow, grant, consign)


metrohumanx Did he Barrymore Bones? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:49:00

ruff break - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:02:00

Barrymore, a hard act to follow... - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:08:00

Looks like it drew quite a furore. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:37:00


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Created by: christera


Sentence: i will let my dog petitage me.

Etymology: heritage , pet

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bill eeeeeee un (h) ayr (h is discretionary)

Sentence: The first thing the billionhare did after the ingeritance came through, was have that ear reduction surgery she had promised herself. She had always felt like a kangaroo trapped in a hare's body. she hoped that eventually she would have the courage to have the pouch enhancement surgery and any other readjustments down under which proved necessary.

Etymology: billionaire, hare


metrohumanx Wowie Zowie ! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:48:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:10:00

Love it! her name WARREN Buffet? - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:14:00

I like it; great tale also. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:35:00


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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: ben uh FISH ee ayr ee

Sentence: Goldie the goldfish's faithful owner left Goldie his entire (very sizeable) estate, so that she "could continue to live in the manner to which she was accustomed." After Goldie's death, the remainder would go to the owner's favorite charity, Fishies First. The angry relatives, all of whom were cut out of the will, just found it pretty fishy.

Etymology: beneficiary + fish + fishy


Holy Mackerel, what a great word. I'm telling you this just for the halibut! - Nosila, 2010-01-20: 19:20:00


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Created by: lynne61

Pronunciation: in-hair-i-tor

Sentence: When Fluffy was named the inhairitor of Grandpappy's estate, the family swore to fight the inhairitance of beaucoup bucks!

Etymology: inheritance + hair (hairy critter)

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