Verboticism: Phengodermabrasion

'I think got a little too much sun...'

DEFINITION: v., To shed one's skin in an effort to appear younger or healthier. n. The little bits peeling skin caused by overexposure to direct sunlight.

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Sentence: Upon a long walk through the beach, she started feeling the phengodermabrasion all over the exposed skin.

Etymology: Phengo- from Greek for light, sunlight, daylight, splendor, luster derma- from Greek for skin abrasion- superficial damage to skin

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Nosila - 2010-01-25: 15:15:00