Verboticism: Confur

'I am deeply saddened by my master's departure...'

DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: verb: peht-purr-PEHT-choo-ayt noun: peht-purr-PEHT-choo-it

Sentence: She petperpetuated her estate to Princess, her beloved shaggy dog. And now the petperpetuate spends her days lying on the floor next to the fireplace.... as an area rug.

Etymology: pet + perpetuate (to preserve from extinction or oblivion, as in to perpetuate one's name)


Hope a a rich bitch didn't make a bitch rich? - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:31:00

She'll never tell. She's all bite and no bark. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 00:43:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: jur-bil-yuh-nair

Sentence: Nobody thought twice about the stupid little rodent until the old man died and left it his fortune. Now everybody just loves the sweet, adorable gerbillionaire.

Etymology: Gerbil (any burrowing rodent of the subfamily Gerbillinae, inhabiting hot dry regions of Asia and Africa and having soft pale fur) + Billionaire (a person who has assets worth a billion or more dollars, francs, pounds, or the like)

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Created by: gazissax

Pronunciation: "air-hare"

Sentence: I am suing Grandpa's heirhare for my fair share of the estate.

Etymology: heir -- one who inherits hare - rabbit, bunny, common household pet

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Created by: monde



Etymology: Mashword: mashes 'pet' and 'beneficient'.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hay rap par ant

Sentence: Bugs was the hareapparent to Bunny's fortune. The family sat aghast as the lawyer rabbitted on....

Etymology: heir apparent hare

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Created by: MissHyde

Pronunciation: Hair-i-tage

Sentence: He leafts his hamster a huge hairitage. I wonder what it'll do with it !

Etymology: hair heritage

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: bee - skweek

Sentence: Elvira loved her pet mice; so much so that she made a huge besqueak to them in her will. She provided $1,000,000 for the purpose of supporting her three blind mice and another $250,000 each for the ones who could see.

Etymology: bequeath,bequest, squeak

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fīdō

Sentence: Once the old lady kicked the bucket her beloved pooch was rolling in fidough.

Etymology: fido (a generic name for a pet dog)+ dough (money)


Doh! - Nosila, 2010-01-19: 17:42:00


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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: PEST-a-ment

Sentence: Marvin's last will and pestament provided for the care of his aging cat Lola until she died or she had to be put down due to complications. Lola was buried by Marvin's relatives the week following his funeral. Poor thing, at least she didn't suffer.

Etymology: Pets/pests + testment (as in last will and...)

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pet/thet/ic

Sentence: When Charles Ronson Daily the III wrote his will, he had written into it, what is known among normal people as the pethetic clause, which stated that his beloved animal, in this case his dog Alphonse, would inherit his entire billion dollar corporation.

Etymology: pet + pathetic


You hit the right sentiment with that one. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-21: 08:03:00

good one! - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-21: 09:48:00

It's one of my pethates, too. After all, eventually, everything goes to the dogs. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:04:00


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