Verboticism: Icatcher

'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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Icatcher

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Icatcher

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Eye-catch-her

Sentence: Not wanting to be overlooked, wanting to be noteyesd, to magneteyese, to have everyone peye attention to him, Cy Borgia, always made sure his atteyer, had one floureyesh that was horreyefying. So on this Valenteyene's Day, he wore a sugar coat with a bloody heart on his sleeve! He was an Icatcher in more ways than one!

Etymology: To use the eyes to catch everyone's, (especially her) attention to mIself ... to be an Icatcher. (Perhaps there's even an inkling of the Catcher in the Rye.)

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COMMENTS:

Good one! Maybe there's even an inkling of 'Catcher in the Eye'!! - Stevenson0, 2008-02-14: 09:40:00

catchy - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-14: 15:02:00

Anither good one, Silver! Perhaps, Cy should see a dhoktor - I think he cmay be suffering from Icatchosis! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 17:02:00

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Accsexorize

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ak sex or ize

Sentence: Herbie thought that carrying a mop was a way to accsexorize his love mood outfit. Wearing brief speedos and a gnarly, ill-fitting tee shirt is not the look most guys would have gone for to woo their sweeties. Herbie needs to sweep her off her feet...not swab the deck to put her in the mood!

Etymology: Accessorize (To wear or select accessories;To furnish with accessories;To wear clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing) & Sex (activities associated with sexual intercourse)

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Propamour

Created by: Jamagra

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keep going - this word has great possibilities - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-14: 11:44:00

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Proptistic

Created by: wileycount

Pronunciation: /prɒp/(tiss)(-tik)

Sentence: Since he was young boy, Jerry couldn't let go of his novel nuggets of stuff, for his fear of words was only warded off by the presence of an obvious token of meaning. His teachers, however, were indisposed to pity the proptistic lad. Or: Of all developmental disorders, proptism has remained an unrecognized and untreated tormentor of the socially disabled.

Etymology: prop (a person or thing giving support, as of a moral or spiritual nature: [related to Middle Dutch proppe vine prop; compare Old High German pfropfo shoot, German Pfropfen stopper])+ suffix -tism. The suffix "-ism" implies a disease or defining attribute of a person or a thing. The additional "t" makes "proptism" cognate to "autism".

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Humiliform

picabomama

Created by: picabomama

Pronunciation: /hue/mil/a/form/

Sentence: Mr. Smith fancies himself a hip young dad to his 12 year old daughter Scarlet. To display his coolness he can often be seen escorting Scarlet and her pals to the mall wearing a self-styled HUMILIFORM of droopy jeans and visible tighty-whities. The beer belly overhang is a bonus.

Etymology: humiliate + uniform

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COMMENTS:

A mallosaur amongst the mall rats! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:58:00

Another perspective! Very perceptive! Good one! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 19:04:00

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Gregarmentious

Created by: dalmero8

Pronunciation: greg/garment/sious

Sentence: "Oh my god, he's so gregarmentious! He's weraing the shirt AGAIN! And it's that stupid rainbow-colored one!"

Etymology: gregarious + garment

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COMMENTS:

Perhaps he find nerdvana somewhere over the rainbow! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 17:35:00

Fun sentence! His shirt spoke volumes, it was very high-toned! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:31:00

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Cornament

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /kor-nuh-ment/

Sentence: Eugene, undeterred by his previous failures, showed up at the pub with his latest cornament ― a 2x4 piece of lumber and a tee shirt that said, "Got wood... Looking for beaver."

Etymology: corny - trite, or lacking in subtlety (1930's slang, originally "something appealing to country folk") + ornament - something that decorates or adorns; an embellishment (from Latin, ornare "equip, adorn")

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COMMENTS:

Perhaps he was on beaver patrol. Sorry, I know, it's a bit cornary! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:39:00

Until I read your sentence, cornament conjured up visions of younicorns! Clever creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:49:00

HA! LOL sentence! - purpleartichokes, 2008-02-14: 19:24:00

Good stuff. - ErWenn, 2008-02-14: 22:38:00

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Accoutredork

Created by: paperhoard

Pronunciation: a-ku-tre-dork

Sentence: Jim is constantly proving to be the accoutredork of the office; today he's proudly wearing his Nixon for President pocket protector like a badge of honor. Once again, he earns an earful of hand cream when he answers his phone.

Etymology: ACCOUTREMENT - an accessory item of clothing or equipment and DORK - a stupid or ridiculous person; jerk; nerd.

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COMMENTS:

Seems that his dorkolatry for Nixon got him into a "dicky" situation! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:26:00

An acoutredork who struts around like a stork! Fun to say, too! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:55:00

Poor greasy-eared Jim. Sounds like he's an enginear. - purpleartichokes, 2008-02-14: 19:43:00

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Doctorwhodini

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: doc/tor/hoo/deeny

Sentence: Dave is such a doctorwhodini that you never know who you'll encounter from day to day. He has multiple personalities and costume changes and he swears he is a time lord.

Etymology: Dr. Who + Houdini

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COMMENTS:

Is doctorwhodini the lead character in your latest whodoneit? Excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 07:43:00

Zany - great and bonhoudinial! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:43:00

Dave is a such a retardis. - purpleartichokes, 2008-02-14: 19:26:00

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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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