Verboticism: Petrimonied

'I am deeply saddened by my master's departure...'

DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Inhairitor

Created by: lynne61

Pronunciation: in-hair-i-tor

Sentence: When Fluffy was named the inhairitor of Grandpappy's estate, the family swore to fight the inhairitance of beaucoup bucks!

Etymology: inheritance + hair (hairy critter)

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Petheir

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: pet-(h)air

Sentence: Fluffy, Uncle Bob's petheir apparent, shed on everyone and everything. Lying in his coffin, Uncle Bob even had the silky white strands statically clinging onto his trousers. Dear Uncle Bob got to take some of his beloved Fluffy with him and, according to his will, the rest was left to us to clean after the little furball as long as he lived. After the reading of the will, Fluffy decided to spend the remainder of his life in Uncle Bob's mansion in Hawaii so we had to move there. After all, it was what Uncle Bob wanted.

Etymology: wordplay on pet hair: lovely decorative bits of fur that cling to pants, skirts, walls, pots, pans, food, etc....pet: animal kept for amusement or companionship + heir: one who inherits an estate through a will

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petheirlarious - Nosila, 2010-01-19: 17:41:00

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Gerbilwill

Created by: Mustang

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Pethetic

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pet/thet/ic

Sentence: When Charles Ronson Daily the III wrote his will, he had written into it, what is known among normal people as the pethetic clause, which stated that his beloved animal, in this case his dog Alphonse, would inherit his entire billion dollar corporation.

Etymology: PETHETIC - from PET + PATHETIC

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx CRD3 is despicable. Very astute. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:51:00

Very true - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:57:00

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Beastqueath

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: beest - kweeth

Sentence: Over her family's protestations Lucinda chose to beastqueath all of her worldly goods to her dog, Barrymore.

Etymology: Blend of 'beast' (animal) and 'bequeath' (will, impart, leave, bestow, grant, consign)

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metrohumanx Did he Barrymore Bones? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:49:00

ruff break - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:02:00

Barrymore, a hard act to follow... - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:08:00

Looks like it drew quite a furore. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:37:00

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Gerbillionaire

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: jur-bil-yuh-nair

Sentence: Nobody thought twice about the stupid little rodent until the old man died and left it his fortune. Now everybody just loves the sweet, adorable gerbillionaire.

Etymology: Gerbil (any burrowing rodent of the subfamily Gerbillinae, inhabiting hot dry regions of Asia and Africa and having soft pale fur) + Billionaire (a person who has assets worth a billion or more dollars, francs, pounds, or the like)

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Kittyboodled

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Kit-ee-boo-del-d

Sentence: Martha was so fond of her nine cats that when she passed away she kittyboodled the whole of her estate to them, leaving a large amount of money for their care until it was their turn to join her in paradise. Much to her uncaring family's disgust, they ended up with nothing.

Etymology: Kitty(a fund of money, also a pet name for a cat) + Boodle(money) ORIGIN from Dutch boedel, boel, 'possessions = Kittyboodled

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great blend Tjayzz - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:07:00

On reflection: lovely. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:45:00

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Petherit

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: pett-herr-it

Sentence: Bartholomew, the pot-bellied pig who was the sole petherit of her grandfather's fortune sure tasted great after he roasted for 3 hours on the rotisserie.

Etymology: pet + inherit

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I suppose first came the pig and toast, then the pig out! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:01:00

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Kibbillionaire

Created by: gillilandj

Pronunciation: ka-billion-air

Sentence: When Bill Gates dies his dog MacIntosh will become a kibbillionaire many times over.

Etymology: From kibble plus billionaire

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Kibbles and bytes, kibbles and bytes, I'm gonna get me some kibbles and bytes. Got a kick out of this word. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 00:29:00

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Hareapparent

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hay rap par ant

Sentence: Bugs was the hareapparent to Bunny's fortune. The family sat aghast as the lawyer rabbitted on....

Etymology: heir apparent hare

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