Time Again for New Words from Daisybrain

December 24, 2014

New words, better than the tired, old words you’ve grown used to:

  • Ashamorse [ə-ˈshām-hȯrs] The state of being ashamed and having remorse. This word came from my teenage daughter. A related version: shamorse. 
  • Arborcide [är-bər-sīd] The murder of trees (“We’re not into arborcide – we have an artificial Christmas tree.”)
  • Pizzarito [pēt-sə-rē-tō] Make a pizza on a torilla, roll it up & you have a pizzarito.
  • Afraud [a-frȯd] African email scams
  • Christmasochist [kris-mə-sə-kist] Someone who takes on way too much at Christmas
  • Kwanzaaholic* [kwän-zə-hȯ-lik] Someone who’s a bit over the top with Kwanzaa
  • Vaccumulate [va-kyüm-ə-lāt] To accumulate vacuums
  • Tesslatte [tes-lä-tā] My drink of choice when I am driving my (future) Tessla
  • Placebotox [plə-ˈsē-bō-täk] A saline injection substituting for an actual botox treatment
  • Extravagansett* [ik-ˌstra-və-ˈgan-zət] Any celebration in Narragansett, Rhode Island

*Courtesy Auntie Linda

To try out some older new words, click the daisy:

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