Verboticism: Accoutredork

'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: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dr oss dr ess rrr

Sentence: His drossdressing covered all points on the bad taste spectrum from Simple (Santa's tallest little helper at Christmas) to Totally Over the Top (orifice Man at Valentine's)

Etymology: cross dresser, dross as in rubbish


Ingenious! Great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 07:50:00

Eggzellent verboticism!! Wish I'd thought of it. - Mustang, 2008-02-14: 07:54:00

still laughing at orifice Man - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-14: 11:40:00

Funny tale of drossambulation; great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 16:50:00

Yep, Orifice Man is mawverlous! Thanks for the name for the guy two desks down from me! - purpleartichokes, 2008-02-14: 19:33:00


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Created by: wileycount

Pronunciation: /prÉ’p/(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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Created by: bambam

Pronunciation: garment/tuous

Sentence: The guy over there was so garmentuous because he wore an orange shirt and rainbow pants

Etymology: garment + spontaneous


Speaks volumes! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:57:00


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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.


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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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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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


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


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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: why/wm/see/mee

Sentence: He was a card carrying member of the YMCme and attended monthly costumed meetings.

Etymology: YMCA + see + me


Seems like a bit of ymcellization. Like your approach with this one! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 17:24:00

Gives a whole new meaning to ICU (I see you) treatment! Fun creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 18:43:00


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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: Mustang

Pronunciation: nat - ee - nerd

Sentence: Chauncey fancied himself a dashing and popular figure but in reality was a nattynerd and had no clue that most people laughed at him behind his back.

Etymology: Natty + nerd


Fun to say! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-14: 07:51:00

Chauncey may need a nerdoscopy! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-14: 17:08:00


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Created by: PinkMascara



Etymology: A mix of Humorous, Uniform and None-conformist.

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