Verboticism: Elepants

'I've been working out on this ab machine every day for a week'

DEFINITION: n. The creepy pounds that sneak onto your waist even though you've been exercising and watching what you eat. v. To exercise rigorously, diet fastidiously, and yet still gain weight.

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Created by: wayoffcenter

Pronunciation: eləpəntz

Sentence: To say that John was large would be an understatement but he knew just where to shop for his stylish clothes. He went to a store that specialized in elepants.

Etymology: elephant (a heavy plant-eating mammal with a prehensile trunk, long curved ivory tusks, and large ears, native to Africa and southern Asia. It is the largest living land animal) + Pants (trousers)

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Comments: Elepants

wayoffcenter - 2009-01-09: 09:00:00
I know that artr used elepants in his sentence but I thought it was so much fun that it needed to compete on its own. :)

artr - 2009-01-09: 18:07:00
Thanks for entering elepants. That's the first time I had someone pick up a secondary word from one of my sentences.