Verboticism: Crossmopolitan

'Wow! You're reading a computer magazine!'

DEFINITION: v. To methodically read the magazines dedicated to the opposite sex in an effort to sensitize yourself to, and learn how to manipulate, their needs and aspirations. n., A person who studies gender differences in order to exploit them.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cross/moe/pall/i/tan

Sentence: Dick was a hardened crossmopolitan. He kept the latest issues of Cosmopolitan, Glamour and Allure in a stack under his bed to get the ladies in the mood.

Etymology: cross ( as in crossing over) + Cosmopolitan (magazine)

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Comments: Crossmopolitan

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-17: 22:29:00
Nice word!

bananabender - 2008-01-17: 22:37:00
clever combination!