Verboticism: Fauxpalice

'Omigod, she forgot to get her roots done!'

DEFINITION: v. To tease, ridicule or twitter about someone who has made a fashion mistake. n. A materialistic twit who feels it's their duty to inform others when fashion standards have not been met.

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Fauxpalice

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fōpälēs

Sentence: Several of the matrons at the country club seem to have appointed themselves as fauxpalice. They are all too comfortable letting younger, newer members know what they think of their fashion choices.

Etymology: faux pas (an embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation) + police (an organization engaged in the enforcement of official regulations in a specified domain)

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Trivialies

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: tri vee a lize

Sentence: Their trivialies posted on FB and twitter grossly exaggerated any perceived "slip up" of the trivial, such as armpit hair-colouring. They desperately needed some real life experience in order to stop trivialying.

Etymology: From trivialize and lies.

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COMMENTS:

They shouldn't trifle with trivialies! - Nosila, 2009-07-24: 11:11:00

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Dresstapo

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dres stapo

Sentence: ChiChi & Fadima set themselves up as the two fashionistas in the accounting office. They set the trends and mocked those who did not follow. They were so vicious about it that the wags in the office dubbed them the Dresstapo or the Fashionazis. Fadima went too far when she ridiculed the new girl, Mensa, in payables. Mensa did not even try to compete in the office fashion Olympics and satoricist that she was, Fadima made fun of Mensa at every opportunity. Wasn't she surprised when Mensa was promoted over her and ChiChi and made their new boss. Yes, accounting can be accrual world, even when you are trendy!

Etymology: Dress (style;apparel) & Gestapo (Secret Police in Nazi Germany, known for their terrorist methods)

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Frockfuzz

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: FROCK+FUZZ

Sentence: Whatever she wore, she knew the frockfuzz would be judging her.

Etymology: FROCK+FUZZ. frock: a gown or dress worn by a girl or woman. fuzz: police (slang)

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Chafarique

Created by: PRINCESSkadi

Pronunciation: CHAV - A - RIKE

Sentence: call me CHAFARIQUE but isn't that girl a bit to funny looking to be at my party.

Etymology: Well its a bit of a kids thing to tease people hence the CHAV bit and the ARIKE it comes from a spanish word ~ (ariko/e) which means arrogant. So there is no better meaning .

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COMMENTS:

i had loads of these women when i was in school and even now at work and thats what we call them here its the best non insulting word possible !! - PRINCESSkadi, 2008-06-08: 09:48:00

Great word- luv it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 18:55:00

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Fashionazi

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fash - uh - NOT - zee

Sentence: Brunhilda was a heartless fashionazi who couldn't resist tossing out blistering assessments of what she considered to be fashion blunders by others, especially those who were above her on the social registry.

Etymology: blend of fashion and nazi

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COMMENTS:

green So funny and apt. Excellent word. - green, 2008-06-06: 12:39:00

makes me think of Seinfeld - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-06: 16:09:00

Great word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:03:00

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Cojocular

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: co/joe/kew/lar

Sentence: Tiffany and Vanessa were cojocular conjoined twins who lived to critique any and every fashion faux pas.

Etymology: cojo (famous fashion critic) + jocular (fond of teasing) + co (together with)

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COMMENTS:

The only cojo I know had big teeth! Just like your conjoined cojos! Grrr! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 17:08:00

I think I would rather meet Cojo on a dark night. Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:00:00

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Perezsecute

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: purr-ezz-ser-kyoot

Sentence: She thought she had gotten away with her bold fashion choice, but when she got home and went online she realised she had been the victim of some merciless Perezsecution

Etymology: Perez Hilton, Persecute

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COMMENTS:

Perezstroika...good word! - Nosila, 2009-07-24: 11:10:00

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Glossip

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: gloss-ip

Sentence: As an avid reader of all the stylish magazines she felt fully qualified to glossip

Etymology: gloss, gossip

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COMMENTS:

the perfectly styled word! - wordmeister, 2008-06-06: 09:19:00

Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-08: 19:03:00

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Voguard

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: voh-gahrd

Sentence: Heather and Tonya are all too ready to let every woman in their office know when they have made a fashion faux pas. These voguards have mastered the not-quite-soft-enough whisper to comment on any infraction they see. So beware. These mavens of haute couture could inflict a designer shiner to the reputation of the chic bleak. Heaven help anyone who succumbs to the concept of "Casual Fridays".

Etymology: vogue (something in fashion, as at a particular time) + guard (to keep under close watch in order to prevent escape, misconduct, etc.)

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