Verboticism: Survoyllance

'Wow! You're reading a computer magazine!'

DEFINITION: v. To methodically read the magazines dedicated to the opposite sex in an effort to sensitize yourself to, and learn how to manipulate, their needs and aspirations. n., A person who studies gender differences in order to exploit them.

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Wahaaaaaystudent

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: wah aaaaaeeeee stew dent

Sentence: he was a wahaaaaystudent all right, he could open a bra through three layers of clothing while carrying a tray and texting at the same time.

Etymology: a studeny, wahaay!

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Cosmosogynist

Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: Cawz moh 'saw jih nist

Sentence: Nancy could tell that Jerry (a Cosmosogynist who, in the hope of deeper understanding, had studiously memorized every tip and trick encountered in his meticulous reading of women's magazines) wanted desperately to get laid.

Etymology: Cosmo, misogyny

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COMMENTS:

Very Interesting word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-17: 22:30:00

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Zineophile

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: zeen o feel

Sentence: When Phil started reading all the chick magazines, Xena knew he was fast becoming a zineophile. He was pretending to have philings and was last zine philing pain, when Xena philed his eye socket with her phist for trying to phile her up.

Etymology: Zine (a small magazine that is produced cheaply by one person or a small group of people, and is about a subject they are interested in, also a shortcut for the word Magazine) & Xenophile (A person attracted to that which is foreign, especially to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures...from 2 Greek words: Xeno (foreign) & Phile (love of)

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Contemptress

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /kun-temp'-tris/ Masculine: Contempter /kun-temp'-ter/

Sentence: Virginia would always ask to see the football scores, even though she hated football — but most guys dig sports — so, being the contemptress that she is, she used her knowledge like a tool, to bewitch and enchant men.

Etymology: contempt / context - feelings of scorn and aversion / the circumstances surrounding situation (from Latin, contemnere "to scorn") + temptress/tempter - one who entices, or seduces (Latin, temptātor, tempter "to sin")

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COMMENTS:

Glad she's not in my circle of friends! Beguiling word! - bananabender, 2008-01-17: 09:29:00

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Cleowulf

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: klee-OH-woo..lf

Sentence: Whilst on his way to see the movie "Beowulf", Bob was bedazzled by a beautiful blonde reading "Cleo" magazine. Later on, that evening, when asked by Roxie the name of the movie he had seen, he replied - "Cleowulf!"

Etymology: CLEO: Magazine for women featuring the latest in fashion, beauty, love sex, fitness etc & WOLF (or, better, its OE variant WULF): a man who is agressive in making amorous advances to women. Sorta, try to imagine, Beowulf wooing Cleopatra!

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COMMENTS:

You watch too many movies lol. Good word! - Dougalistic, 2008-01-17: 05:18:00

great word ozzie - Jabberwocky, 2008-01-17: 11:35:00

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Genderman

Created by: metro1

Pronunciation: gen -der-man

Sentence: She was a real genderman, having spent weeks studying the Superbowl playlist...

Etymology: gender + man

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Cosmonipulation

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: koz-moh-nip-yuh-ley-shuhn

Sentence: "What women really want", "How to tell he cares just for you"... The articles in women's magazines read like an instruction manual for men with one thought in mind. Jimmy's Cosmonipulation involves reading through these magazines to glean the best techniques to put that one thought into action.

Etymology: Cosmo (shortened name of a popular women's magazine) manipulation (to negotiate, control, or influence (something or someone) cleverly, skilfully, or deviously)

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Maganet

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: mag uh net

Sentence: Tony went overboard on his maganet schemes when he tried browsing Victoria's Secret catalogs to get women's attention.

Etymology: Magazine (tabloid, catalog, etc) + Net (something used to catch something else) An intentional play on the word magnet.

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Creeprehension

Created by: Rehlit

Pronunciation: kreep-RE-hen-shun

Sentence: Chris walks into a local 711 and goes down the magazine aisle, he spots Susie reading a Seventeen. He picks up a Vogue and tries to spark some insightful conversation. Susie picks up on his attempts to start conversation, though knowledgeable as he might be, his creeprehension is unmistakeable.

Etymology: Creep: to be frightening or repellent; cause one to experience uneasiness + Comprehension: capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; power to grasp ideas; ability to know.

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COMMENTS:

Gives me shivers! good word! - bananabender, 2008-01-17: 22:45:00

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Studdy

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: stuh dee

Sentence: His studdy made him an expert on feng shui, the g spot, the enneagram, the GI diet and many other topics.

Etymology: stud, study

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COMMENTS:

I guess he's a Bachelor then! Great word! - bananabender, 2008-01-17: 09:36:00

so simple yet so good - Jabberwocky, 2008-01-17: 11:38:00

Yep. I agree. Very good! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-17: 22:26:00

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