Verboticism: Carrotopian

'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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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: horn a ment

Sentence: With Valentine's Day around the corner, Darryl went to great pains to hornament himself in a way that would attract a love interest. His boss, however, did not think the office was the appropriate place for Darryl to advertise his wares in a heart-covered speedo, erotic tee shirt and hat decorated with antlers that read, "Do I make you horny?"

Etymology: Horn (horny, looking for lust) & Ornament (decoration, adornment, something used to beautify something/one)

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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


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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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.


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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Created by: contratempo




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Created by: invisiblecity


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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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dwēbäksərs

Sentence: Justin likes to follow fashion trends. Recently he started wearing his pants extra low on his hips. Unfortunately this allows for an enhanced view of his dweeboxers. No Justin, nobody wants to see your Scooby Doo Underoos!

Etymology: dweeb (a boring, studious, or socially inept person) + boxers (men\'s loose underpants)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bliss el toe

Sentence: It never got old. Every Christmas, whether at work, a party or social function,heck even while Christmas shopping, Ronnie donned his blisseltoe. He was famous for it. People that had never seen it thought it funny and those who had seen it a hundred times were reminded it was funny. You guessed it...Ronnie hung a big sprig of mistletoe on his belt buckle. It was in the hopes that some girl would kiss him under the mistletoe. As he always said, it's worth it if it even happens once!

Etymology: Bliss (a state of extreme happiness) & Misletoe (Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas)


artr I certainly hope I don\'t run into Ronnie! - artr, 2010-05-04: 12:15:00

Luckily for you, he's my brother-n-law in reality, not can pick your nose but not your relatives! - Nosila, 2010-05-04: 22:12:00


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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


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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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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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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