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14 definitions by cabot wonder

 
1.
Legal. False and misleading statements under oath.
After he testified in court, they found out he was lying and sentenced him to 6 months for testiphoney.
by Cabot Wonder August 11, 2009
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2.
A psychological disease characterized by walking into a room and completely forgetting why you walked into the room. Common reaction: standing there, trying to retrace your steps, thinking back to what you were doing BEFORE entering the room and, in general, trying to reconstruct what might have motivated you to go to this particular room at this particular time. (Often, the answer comes to you later, when you're not thinking about it.)
Roomnesia is a psychological disease characterized by walking into a room and completely forgetting why you walked into the room. Common reaction: standing there, trying to retrace your steps, thinking back to what you were doing BEFORE entering the room and, in general, trying to reconstruct what might have motivated you to go to this particular room at this particular time. (Often, the answer comes to you later, when you're not thinking about it.)
by Cabot Wonder July 02, 2009
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3.
Examining and editing text for the overuse of semi-colons.
His writing was concise; it was lyrical; but it had too many semi-colons. It required a semi-colonoscopy.
by cabot wonder June 15, 2010
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4.
Giving an excessive amount of presents to someone, to the extent that they feel uncomfortable receiving them. (See also "deafgifting.")
When Ted and Mary came for dinner, they brought wine, flowers, candy, a crystal bowl, strawberries and a set of coasters. We had simply requested a bottle of wine, so their overgifting made us feel somewhat overwhelmed.
by Cabot Wonder January 05, 2010
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5.
Legal. A form of vagrancy. Drinking wine in the park and passing out at the base of a statue.
Jack was over-celebrating his promotion and got picked up for statutory grape.
by Cabot Wonder August 09, 2009
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Circumvacuity is the odd feeling you get when you're walking along and you come to an intersection where a car is waiting to turn, and just as you walk around the rear of the car, it leaves, and you find yourself walking around ... nothing.
I got a terrible case of circumvacuity at the intersection of Main Street and High, today; so bad, in fact, that I had trouble walking a straight line.
by Cabot Wonder July 04, 2009
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7.
You're parked in a vast parking lot (shopping mall, sports venue, etc.), and you cannot see anyone else in the entire parking lot. But somehow, just seconds before you get to YOUR car, the driver of the car NEXT to your car arrives (usually with a shopping cart to unload or a baby to put in a car seat), thus preventing you from entering YOUR car.
Parkoincidence is when you're parked in a vast parking lot (shopping mall, sports venue, etc.), and you cannot see anyone else in the entire parking lot. But somehow, just seconds before you get to YOUR car, the driver of the car NEXT to your car arrives (usually with a shopping cart to unload or a baby to put in a car seat), thus preventing you from entering YOUR car.
by Cabot Wonder July 02, 2009
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