Verboticism: Animoney

'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: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: ann-ee-mone-ee

Sentence: Clive's late owner had planned for his own death. This included generous payments of animoney to ensure Clive's kennel would see a maid twice weekly and his chef would have the best ingredients and dental cover.

Etymology: 'Ani' from animal + money = Animoney. A play on 'alimoney', (maintenance payments to a former spouse.)

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