Verboticism: Capitdermal

'I think got a little too much sun...'

DEFINITION: v., To shed one's skin in an effort to appear younger or healthier. n. The little bits peeling skin caused by overexposure to direct sunlight.

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Vetercorporless

Created by: delanybug

Pronunciation: vet-er-o-corp-less

Sentence: The veterocorpless lady is thinner and petite each time I see her in the nursing home when I come to visit.

Etymology: old body smaller of

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Moltiplacation

Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: mohl-ti-play-cay-shun

Sentence: She attempted to mollify her inner youth worshipper by addressing her times table through moltiplacation.

Etymology: molt (to shed) + placate (to calm, appease), + sounds like multiplication; n. moltiplaques = the flakey bits, from plaque (a flat plate, slab, disk, or patch)

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COMMENTS:

Be careful when you look for the good of days of your youth through moltiplication, cos you might just find algebra! Love the word and enjoyed the bizarreness of the sentence. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-17: 20:25:00

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Scorpidermals

Created by: ericsimmons39

Pronunciation: Score-peh-durm-ulls

Sentence: When i woke up in the morning after the long day at the beach, my pillow was laden with scorpidermals and Puerto Rican businessmen.

Etymology: Scorched + Epidermis

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Maltend

Created by: lulu78d

Pronunciation: mal-tend

Sentence: The older woman had to maltend the skin on her pale face.

Etymology: mal- bad tend- to stretch

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Magnimale

Created by: Freepiehere

Pronunciation: Mag-Ni-Male

Sentence: The Oregon Trail quest my family set out on has become a complete MAGNIMALE ever since dad caught dysentery.

Etymology: Magni-Great Mal(e)-bad

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Sexapeel

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: secks a peeeeel

Sentence: The unfortunate thing was that while the sexapeel method made his bits look younger, they also made them so painful as to preclude anyone from touching them, which sort of defeated the purpose.

Etymology: peel, sex appeal

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COMMENTS:

Good one! It made me laugh! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-17: 09:59:00

good one Galway - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-17: 11:11:00

All is not sex that apeels! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-17: 18:31:00

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Extenderm

Created by: juliadeboard

Pronunciation: ex-ten-durm

Sentence: After a sunny day at the beach, Christie spent hours extenderming her burnt skin even though she knew that it would leave scars.

Etymology: ex- out completely ten(u)- stretched, thin derm- skin

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Tenudermal

Created by: nicolebolavage

Pronunciation: ten-u-derm-al

Sentence: She got a tenudermal in order to appear younger.

Etymology: tenu-stretch derm-skin mal-bad

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Capitdermal

Created by: YourEnglishPal

Pronunciation: CAP-IT-DER-MAL

Sentence: She was afflicted with an unfortunate capitdermal.

Etymology: Capit-Head Der-skin Mal-Bad

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Huskiderm

Created by: Jenna

Pronunciation: huhsk-e-durm

Sentence: My mother went to the Spa for a HUSKIDERM, as she felt it give her a new glow. Two days after being burnt to a crisp by the sun, Sally was leaving bits of HUSKIDERM everywhere.

Etymology: Husk-Epidermis

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