Verboticism: Desporatic

'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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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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Unifacture

Created by: triangleman

Pronunciation: yoo-nuh-fak-cher

Sentence: He wears a cape to class in order to unifacture a sense of mystery, but it looks silly over a backpack.

Etymology: uniform: an identifying outfit or style of dress manufacture: the making or producing of anything; to invent fictitiously, fabricate, concoct; to produce in a mechanical way without inspiration or originality

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COMMENTS:

Unilaterally good word - Nosila, 2010-05-04: 22:09:00

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Hornament

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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Desporatic

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: des-por-attic

Sentence: John was being desporatic, wearing purple boxers and brown sweater-vest to get attention because he had very little personality.

Etymology: Being desperate enough for attention to sporatically change your appearance. Desperate and Sporatic

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COMMENTS:

Seems a bit predespian to me! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:41:00

Those clothes would make me want to shove him in the attic ... then he'd really be desporatic! Fun one! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 19:10:00

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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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Fauxion

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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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Carrotopian

Created by: iwanttodirect

Pronunciation: carrot-tope-eeon

Sentence: Everyone at the office hates Rick and his carrotopian ways. "If I find one more fake spilled coffee, plastic thingy from Rick I'm going to poke out his eyes!"

Etymology: Carrot Top: prop comic. Uto(pian): I could be wrong but I do believe the Latin root pian is to live.

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COMMENTS:

Strange word -but I like it. Deo carrot topus! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:30:00

They did carrot at all! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:28:00

The word has a good sound to it. - ErWenn, 2008-02-14: 22:34:00

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Sattirical

LibbyR

Created by: LibbyR

Pronunciation: sat-ire-ical

Sentence: Jim has gone beyond 'ironic' - his nerd-cool specs are totally sattirical.

Etymology: attire (clothes, costume) + satirical (indulging in irony or parody)

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Costumate

Created by: stampimo

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

Seek a cossieologist! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 17:37:00

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Poserize

Created by: 8Revolution8

Pronunciation: poser/rize

Sentence: "Oh no, he's poserizing again!"

Etymology: poser(wannabe) + accessorize

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COMMENTS:

It poses more questions than it answers. Very good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 17:36:00

Perfect word for actresses and actors ... on and off the stage! Great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:59:00

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