Verboticism: Stylophile

'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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Primpetual

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: prim-PECH-oo-uhl

Sentence: This was going to be Cleowulf's greatest challenge. Despite all his research in women's magazines, Miss Primpetual remained a mystery to him. He thought of resorting to dresspionage and blingshui was not out of the question. Finally she became feed up with his strange behaviour, and suggested that he should do something about his sybilitarianism. He thought, amongst other things, that she was imeldaranged, and decided to headed to Manila to see if he could find some answers there.

Etymology: PRIMP: to groom oneself with meticuluous or excessive care and attention PerPETUAL: continuing or continued without interruption, ceaseless. "Stars Primp For 'Sex And The City' Premiere. Sarah Jessica Parker sparkles at the Sex and the City" www.okmagazine.com/blog/post/6983/Stars-Primp-For-'Sex-And-The-City'-

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COMMENTS:

interesting sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-03: 15:10:00

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Fadshionista

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fad shun ees ta

Sentence: Carrie Itoff was a fadshionista of world fame. She wore costumes for every occasion and season. Her wardrobe took up 2 of the 3 bedrooms in her home. When her friends saw her wearing the fascinator all done up with butterflies, bees and ladybugs in colours to match her lawn green dress, they knew they were in for some gardening. Or as Carrie would say, a garden party. When real insects started buzzing her hat,in droves, her masquerade turned into a masqueRAID!

Etymology: Fad(an interest followed with exaggerated zeal) & Fashionista (a devoted follower of fashion)

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

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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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Attiresome

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: at-iya-sum

Sentence: Judy was the sort who would wear haute couture to the supermarket just in case she bumped into the latest big brother 'celebrity'. Her attitude was becoming increasinglt attiresome to her friends and family.

Etymology: attire - clothing; tiresome - boring, tedious

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guess you're not a sex in the city fan - bookowl, 2008-06-03: 15:14:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2008-06-03: 19:34:00

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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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Redundesigner

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: REDUNDant+DESIGNER

Sentence: She only buys redundesigner clothes, many of which can only be worn for one specific occasion.

Etymology: REDUNDant+DESIGNER. redundant: Exceeding what is necessary or natural; superfluous.(See redundecorum)

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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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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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Frockle

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: fraw-kull

Sentence: Samantha's habit of frockling herself in a revealing dirndl came to an abrupt end when she realized that it exposed the spare attire around her waist.

Etymology: frock +sparkle

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So now she's reattired from being attired! Good word - Nosila, 2008-06-03: 23:06:00

A good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:31:00

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Multimodel

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: mull - ti - mowd - l

Sentence: Lenore was a multimodel woman who wore several outfits in one day as if life were more about the clothes you had on then on the activities you participated in or who you were as a person. She had a different set of clothes for taking a walk, shopping, jogging, reading the newspaper, writing a letter, cooking dinner, etc.... It seemed to everyone who knew her that her life was lived for the clothing.

Etymology: multi (contains multiple colors in the same size), multimodal (Having, or employing multiple modes) , model (display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion)

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