Words not to use in your Dating Profile or on your first date.
After that, have at it!
Apodyopsis – The act of mentally undressing someone.
Basorexia – A strong urge to kiss someone.
Concinnous – Neat and eloquent.
Crapulous – Relating to drunkenness or drinking of alcohol.
Cryptaesthesia – A supernormal perception such as telepathy or clairvoyance.
Deipnosophist – A master at the art of dining or a good conversationalist at meals.
Deuterogamist – Someone who marries for a second time.
Echopraxia – When you mimic the moves of others whether consciously or unconsciously (i.e. yawning).
Epithymy – Desire, Lust. Not to be confused with epiphany.
Expergefaction – Waking up.
Fladge – Pornographic literature.
Hippopotomonstrosequippedaliophobia – The fear of long words.
Illecebrous – Pretty, Attractive, Alluring.
Kyriolexy – Speaking literally.
Nudiustertian – The day before yesterday.
Partouse – Slang for orgy. (Do you partake in partouse?)
Psilosopher – A person with a petty or shallow philosophy.
Quaintrelle – A well-dressed woman.
Rhathymia – Being cheerful, merry and optimistic.
Scaramouche – A cowardly buffoon (as in “will you do the fandango” – Queen)
Semiopathy – The tendency to read humorously inappropriate meanings into signs. Example: Wet Paint (so the person tosses water on it).
Sermocination – An irritating rhetorical device where a speaker asks a question and then immediately answers it himself!
Sprachgefuhl – A sensitivity to what is correct as far as a language is concerned. (guilty)
Typhlobasia – Kissing with the eyes closed.
Tyrotoxism – To be poisoned by cheese.
Ustulation – Burning as in a powerful sexual desire; a lustful passion.
Wabbit – (Scottish) Exhausted or slightly unwell. (Elmer Fudd) Bugs Bunny
Wifthing – (obsolete) Sexual intercourse or a wedding (there’s more to this “wife thing” these days)
Ziraleet – A joyful chant uttered by a group of women in Muslim countries
We invite you to submit a paragraph that includes all (or many of) these words. You will be judged on your concinnity, but we promise to suppress our spachgefuhl. Ustulating fladge might not be postable (but go ahead and send it). If you can do it in alphabetical order, we will arrange a ziraleet!
Spellcheck didn’t recognize any of these words except Wabbit. Thank you Elmer!