Verboticism: Oddel

'We know how to purse our lips!'

DEFINITION: To pose, or posture, in a distinctive manner in order to express one's cultural affinities -- may be accompanied by awkward gestures.

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Snapose

Created by: paperhoard

Pronunciation: snap-pose

Sentence: Seeing my 1970's clothing, the high stepping hipsters snaposed some righteous moves at me.

Etymology: SNAP- To move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion -=and=- POSE- To represent oneself falsely; pretend to be other than what one is.

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COMMENTS:

Good word. Personally, I think that the snapose points to the true self -- to what the individual secretly desires... - wordmeister, 2007-01-29: 19:06:00

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Poseturing

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: pohs-chur-eng

Sentence: All of the poseturing by upper-middle class white males at the rap concert made William sick.

Etymology: pose + posturing

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Goofinity

Created by: pandafever

Pronunciation: goo-fen-ity

Sentence: My goofinity was immortalized in my yearbook picture.

Etymology:

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Metoocool

Created by: BMott

Pronunciation: Me - too - kool

Sentence: Her flip-flops scraping against the concrete were evidence of her metoocool attempts to be different from the rest of us.

Etymology: Me - one's own self; I Too - to an excessive degree Cool - fashionable; hip

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Classture

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Klars-chur

Sentence: Harry's classture consisted of displaying copious amounts of bling, making West-side hand movements, and lamenting his social environment. He was, of course, the typical British "chav" (NB I'm not an authority on chavs).

Etymology: Class+gesture, but also a mutation of "culture" to suggest 'culture derived from social class'.

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COMMENTS:

Good one Discoveria! Also like the way it rhymes with posture... - wordmeister, 2007-01-29: 19:08:00

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Strikeaposse

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: strike-ah-poss-ee

Sentence: strikeaposse, theres nothing to it..phogue

Etymology: strike a pose, posse

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Remybod

Created by: adbern

Pronunciation: remy-both

Sentence: look around, all the people want is remybod

Etymology: read my body

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COMMENTS:

Send me some reading glasses... - wordmeister, 2007-01-29: 19:07:00

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Gesturemote

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: jest-yer-e-mote

Sentence: Frank and Carla are both drama queens and will always sprinkle their conversations with gesturemotes, dramatic flairs intended to 'punctuate' their expressions of their points of view.

Etymology: Blend of 'gesture' (a movement of part of the body, esp. a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning) and 'emote' (portray emotion in a theatrical manner)

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Jerkulate

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: jerk-yoo-late

Sentence: The skater kids liked to jerkulate to show their affiliation.

Etymology: jerk + gesticulate

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Turkeystrut

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation:

Sentence: they turkeystrutted their way around the mall, recieving much attention and comment.

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

better turkeys than chickens, I suppose... - wordmeister, 2007-01-29: 23:44:00

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