Verboticism: Dorkcessorize

'Guess what I'm giving you for your birthday?'

DEFINITION: v. To wear special uniforms and carry around unusual props in order to stimulate social interaction. n. A person who compensates for their lack of personality and weak social skills by resorting to props and costumes.

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Weartobe

contratempo

Created by: contratempo

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Nonconformessed

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Non-con-for-mest

Sentence: (Thinking about this - Give me a few hours.)

Etymology: Nonconformist - Unconventional, somebody who does not conform to an accepted pattern of behaviour. Messed - somebody or something in a confused, dirty, or untidy state.

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COMMENTS:

Excellent verboticism! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 13:54:00

He's a few brainstormers to think about Dougie: malfessance, omnifessible, fessidressivore, dysoculafessic, fessumbulate. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 17:18:00

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Egomotive

Created by: CrystalNekol

Pronunciation: E-go-mo-tiv

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COMMENTS:

Hope it's euego! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:52:00

Well-deriven! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:37:00

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Appallapparel

Created by: XMbIPb

Pronunciation: /a-pal-a-pa-re-l/

Sentence: No one appreciated just how difficult it is was for a bunch of 40-somethings to squeeze into their daughters’ high school cheerleading outfits. The kids were especially mortified by such a dumb display of appallapparel. After all, weren’t these the same parents who always harangued them on how to “use you judgment” and “be reasonable”?!

Etymology: appall (v.) – to fill with consternation or dismay apparel (n.) – clothing, especially outer garments; attire

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Garbgarious

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: garb/gair/ee/us

Sentence: Colin was garbgarious when he had the appropriate prop in hand, an ipod, or book, or was wearing an outrageous t-shirt in order to break the ice in new situations. Otherwise he slinked along avoiding all contact.

Etymology: garb + gregarious

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COMMENTS:

Clever blend. Seems Col meet with more than a few garbacles! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:55:00

The ice-breaker angle is very appealing! Very nice verbot! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:53:00

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Assclown

Created by: invisiblecity

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Sentence: V. "Yeah, I'm assclowning tonight. You're never going to be able to top what I'm wearing." N. "Wow check out the assclown on that guy. He's totally getting first prize for Jerk." N. "I'm an assclown. What's your excuse?"

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Fauxion

kimmarie

Created by: kimmarie

Pronunciation: foe-shun

Sentence: His taste in fauxion was proof that the Emperor did indeed have no clothes.

Etymology: From faux meaning fake and fashion.

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Chatalyst

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃædəˌlɪst/

Sentence: While the chatalyst did its job by starting conversations, they usually didn't consist of much more than "Why are you wearing a plunger?" followed by "To start conversation!" It just goes to show both that there's an art to choosing a good conversation crutch and that one cannot compensate for a complete lack of personality.

Etymology: From chat + (cat)alyst

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COMMENTS:

Outstanding word. - Banky, 2008-02-14: 13:52:00

wonderful word and funny sentence erwenn - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-14: 15:07:00

He was pestischatial, Great word; luv the sentence! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:33:00

Cana a chatalyst induce chatelpsy? Fun creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:35:00

Nice! - purpleartichokes, 2008-02-14: 19:23:00

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Shoutfit

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: shout-fit

Sentence: Bruce is rather shy. He has trouble speaking up or stepping forward to get the attention he craves. When he really wants to be noticed he relies on a loud shoutfit to make his point. He might be quiet but his clothing choices can scream.

Etymology: shout (to call or cry out loudly and vigorously) + outfit (a set of usually matching or harmonious garments and accessories worn together)

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Peacockamamie

Created by: jacobreed

Pronunciation: pee-cock-ah-may-mee

Sentence: That douchebag was wearing a stovepipe hat, fur coat and sunglasses to try to get the attention of all the girls at the party, but I could tell it was peacockamamie.

Etymology: peacock + cockamamie

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