Verboticism: Stickerlift

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DEFINITION: v. To purchase a low-cost product and cover it with the label, or put it inside the packaging of a premium brand. n. A cheap product, which has been repackaged, or relabeled, by the consumer to make it look like an expensive brand.

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Created by: stache

Pronunciation: STIK er lift

Sentence: With one bottle of Boisseire Cabernet Savignon and a 55-gallon drum of Sam's Club red, Dudley was able to stickerlift all the wine he used in a year, and his friends were none the wiser.

Etymology: sticker, label; lift, raise or elevate

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Jabberwocky - 2008-03-03: 08:47:00
in French this would be pronounced Steeker leeft

silveryaspen - 2008-03-03: 08:56:00
I like the double menaing of lift for it can also mean steal ... as in steal the label! It sound so right ... fits the definition to a T ... very meaningfull! Great create!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-03: 18:36:00
Clever and creative!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-03: 18:53:00
A verbotomy for "n.: A tune that becomes lodged in one's consciousness and repeated ad nauseum, until replaced by one equally or more irritating, or until the victim suffers a psychotic break." About six months ago, we verbotomized on above definition. I'm pretty certain that Purpleartichokes got the nod for "Tunestruck." I'm also stumbled upon "reperditty" and "abbamatically ".

stache - 2008-03-03: 19:20:00
Thanks, OB. Kind of an obvious candidate.

silveryaspen - 2008-03-03: 22:45:00
Shucks! I missed it. Could have been before I discovered this neat site!