Verboticism: Clotheswhorese

'Alright boys, let's start digging!'

DEFINITION: n. A person who likes to dress up and seems to have a different outfit for every occasion. v. To dress up in fancy clothes whenever you go out because you don't know who you're going to meet, and you don't want to get dressed down.

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Frockenstein

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fräkənstīn

Sentence: Madame Lulu never wants to be caught wearing the same outfit twice. The good news is that she is a skilled seamstress and can create whatever she imagines. The bad news is that her imagination causes her to create frockenstein outfits that can startle even her friend Lady Gaga.

Etymology: frock (a woman’s dress) + Frankenstein (A monster made up from several bodies)

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Garbener

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: garb en er

Sentence: Greta loved to match her outfits to her activities and/or venues. She especially loved to dress the part while doing the gardening. That is why they called her Greta Garbener.

Etymology: Garb (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion) & Gardner (someone who takes care of a garden)

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Galalamode

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: gal a la mode

Sentence: Sal was a galalamode. She had an outfit begetting every occasion. She wore Gucci when she walked her poochie. She wore Dior to the Store. She wore Chanel to talk on her cell. She wore Cardin in the garden. She wore Balmain when she took the train. She wore Saab to Rehab and she wore FCUK when she visited her boyfriend!

Etymology: Gal (alliterative term for a young girl) & A La Mode (French for "in the fashion" or up to date).

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COMMENTS:

eggzelunt! - Mustang, 2009-07-21: 07:49:00

Love the word & Sal's matches of designers/occasions-funny! - splendiction, 2009-07-21: 21:40:00

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Mannequindredspirit

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: manna/kwin/dred/speer/it

Sentence: Sally was a mannequindredspirit and had an outfit for every occasion. She was famous for her ability to strike an appropriate pose.

Etymology: mannequin (fashion model) + kindred spirit

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COMMENTS:

She was no dummy... - Nosila, 2009-07-21: 10:57:00

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Primpcess

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: primp-cess

Sentence: Margot was known as a primpcess because she dressed for every occasion like she thought she was royalty.

Etymology: princess: woman with the status of a princess + primp: dress with great care and attention to detail

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COMMENTS:

like it... - mweinmann, 2009-07-22: 19:52:00

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Apparechichi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ah - pare - uh - CHE- CHE

Sentence: Veronica was a dedicated apparechichi with an extensive wardrobe consisting of fashions for any and all possibilities including the unlikely prospect of encountering celebs, big business moguls, politicians or even royalty.

Etymology: Blend of 'apparel' (clothing) and chichi (pompous, pretentious)

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Glamoeccentric

green

Created by: green

Pronunciation: glam-o-eccentric

Sentence: I took avant-garde-window-dresser-author Simon Doonan's advice and gave away all my ordinary clothes. Now I'm very glamoccentric when I feed the chickens and dig in my urban garden.

Etymology: glamour eccentric

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COMMENTS:

You are a true glamoeccentric! Look your jacket even matches SJP's. All you need is the hat! - wordmeister, 2008-06-03: 12:58:00

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Fashionabelle

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: fash-en-a-bell

Sentence: Naomi hired three wardrobe mistresses to take care of the outfits she needed as a fashionabelle. One of their key duties was to track how long each item was worn and to retire it to the thrift shop after 10 hours of wear.

Etymology: fashionable + elle (supermodel) + belle (of the ball)

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COMMENTS:

love it - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 14:31:00

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Holiduds

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: hol-i-duhdz

Sentence: Every day's a holiday when you wear your holiduds.

Etymology: Holiday (a day fixed by law or custom on which ordinary business is suspended in commemoration of some event or in honor of some person) + duds (clothes, especially a suit of clothes)

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Pajamapolly

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: |pɑ ː dʒam ː ə ː ˈpɒli|

Sentence: Dorian loved grey and every other colour and he loved his pajamas. He had pajamas for every occasion and always looked very smart indeed, in a kinda sleep-over way.

Etymology: Pajama : Sleeping attire which has become high street fashion for crazy people. Polly: A first name and also a twist on poly which has many meaning(s).

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