Verboticism: Offscentsive

'Don't have time for a shower...'

DEFINITION: n. A person who wears way too much perfume or cologne. v. To reek of perfume or cologne so strongly that it literally makes other people sick.

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Disscentfect

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dis sent fekt

Sentence: When JOY slept in, she would douse herself in perfume and not bother having a shower. Of course this was producing DIOR consequences for her colleagues. Her BOSS had decided that wearing scent was TABU, but TRUTH was, JOY was as addicted to perfume as if it was OPIUM. In fact, it was her OBSESSION. Because she was BEAUTIFUL, with lovely WHITE SHOULDERS, she felt the ENVY of some of her co-workers. If she had to GUESS, she'd say that it was either GIORGIO or NINA who had been her descenters. It was okay for him to light smelly cigars all day and for her to reheat stinky fish and cabbage dishes in the staff microwave. But if SHE was wearing a little perfume it caused a FRACAS, because it might disscentfect her fellows in the cube farm. Oh well, thought JOY, I don't plan to be here for ETERNITY, because I'm off soon to the RIVE GAUCHE in PARIS; COLOGNE in Germany and MY VOYAGE to the MEDITERRANEAN, thanks to winning the LOTTO!

Etymology: Disinfect - to kill pathogens, even good ones; Scent - smell, perfume or aroma; Infect - Contaminate with a disease or organism

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Eauvercologne

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: ˈəʊvə : kəˈləʊn

Sentence: Francis loved a freebee and cologne samples were top of his hitlist. This, coupled with a hectic lifestyle and penchant for polluting, made him a tad heavy handed with his perfume and likely to eauvercologne whenever the going got tough/opportunity a-rose.

Etymology: Over : Extending above and beyond - sandwiched between - Eau de cologne : scented water

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Tempusfetere

Created by: AllNightWriter

Pronunciation: However you like, I don't speak Latin so your best guess is as good as mine! Something along the lines of tem-pus-feh-tearuh. Or not.

Sentence: "She doesn't have time to shower but she does have tempusfetere - shame it's not Christmas otherwise 'Secret Santa' cold buy her some wet wipes..."

Etymology: Tempus - Time Fetere - To stink

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Defunkehtize

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: d-funk-eh-tise

Sentence: Reeking Rhonda defunkehtized her stinking pits with a spray called, 'Foulest Le Fluer Pewfume' She said it was made by, Sha'von.

Etymology: de-funk-The word funk basically refers to a strong, generally offensive odor. De-funk would be trying to un-funk a funky odor. :O) Eh- A sound made when nothing else fits the situation. Tized-taken in part from trauma-tized-To subject to trauma of the senses.

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Youreeka

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: yew-REEK-uh

Sentence: Eureka! thought Jan when she came up with what she thought was the very clever idea of bypassing a shower and simply doubling up on deodorant spray, but her friends and acquaintances silently shouted 'youreeka' whenever they got close to her.

Etymology: Blend of you and reek, word play on the word 'eureka'.

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:45:00

Great word - TJayzz, 2009-01-23: 14:16:00

Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:13:00

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Scentipede

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sent a peed

Sentence: Flora was from Cologne and she was the office scentipede. You knew you were in her presence before you even saw her. She wore a strong haze of perfume around her daily and especially so when she returned from overseas trips with duty free shops. She was truly a scentsational worker.

Etymology: Scent (odor, aroma) & Impede (block one's ability (in this case, to breathe properly) & Wordplay on "Centipede" (bug with 100 legs)

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Deodoraddict

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

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Ecscentric

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ek sent rik

Sentence: coco was very ecscentric, using chanel no5 to disguise the faxct that she smelt more like canal no5, directly after the fish kill.

Etymology: eccentric, scent

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COMMENTS:

your sentence is a bit fishy but funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:45:00

Great word ... strong sentence, so strong i can smell coco from here. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:27:00

Ah, she wore it just for the halibut... - Nosila, 2009-01-23: 23:28:00

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Deodious

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: deee oh deee us

Sentence: hie blind datwe was so deodious that when he threw up over the entrees he was acting on impulse

Etymology: deoderant odious

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Stenchtorian

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: stench/tor/ee/an

Sentence: Sally was a stenchtorian who could bring people to their knees with tears in their eyes with only a raised arm - too bad she was a crossing guard.

Etymology: stentorian (loud and powerful) + stench

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COMMENTS:

a classic! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-23: 08:07:00

Another great word - TJayzz, 2009-01-23: 14:13:00

Super create - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:11:00

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