06 July 2018

Improving words (6)

Some more revised word definitions, based on what the words visibly should mean.....

Adoration:  An interminably verbose advertisement

Autopsy:  ESP for cars

Bargain:  Tavern profit

Capricorn:  A vegetable used in making pants that end at mid-calf

Carpenter:  To walk in while complaining

Carrot:  Automotive decomposition

Curtail:  The rear appendage of a nasty dog

Gyroscope:  A special instrument for examining Greek taco-style meals

Hundred:  Fear of barbarians

Incumbent:  Kneeling in a puddle of semen

Intersect:  To bury an entire religious faction

Legally:  A friend of lower limbs

Obscene:  Part of a movie which is set near a Siberian river

Palmist:  A vaporized friend

Preacher:  One who makes you sore in advance

Promote:  In favor of specks

Pumpkin:  What incest practitioners do

Ramparts:  Aesthetic depictions of tilted driving surfaces

Reptile:  A small square of ceramic which maintains your good name

Sub Rosa:  "The Pink Submarine", a gay-oriented remake of the Beatles' "Yellow Submarine"

Tarnish:  An asphalt garnish

Torpedo:  A child molester who uses anonymous online communication

Voracity:  And for dinner, she ate the whole town!

[The previous "Improving words" post is here.]

8 Comments:

Blogger Donna said...

Love them all but Capricorn, Intersect and Pumpkin may be my faves. They inspired eye rolling grins. Grazie!

06 July, 2018 07:40  
Blogger Nan said...

Are these original? Or did you find them somewhere?

In any event ... clever, clever, clever. And funny! Lot of imagination in play.

06 July, 2018 09:00  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Donna: We aim to please.....

Nan: There's more where these came from -- see the link at the end. Yep, they're all original with me, except for a few in one of the earlier posts (I always give credit).

06 July, 2018 09:26  
Blogger Shaw Kenawe said...

You owe me! I spewed ice tea all over the screen at "pumpkin."

06 July, 2018 09:57  
Blogger Mary Kirkland said...

The Carrot one is my favorite of this bunch. These were all good though.

07 July, 2018 10:46  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Apparently the vegetable references are a hit -- I'll remember that when I do the next compilation.

Thanks everyone!

07 July, 2018 16:40  
Blogger Adam said...

English is certainly a unique language not like many others

07 July, 2018 20:00  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Actually, Japanese would have even more potential for this kind of thing -- but I agree, most languages wouldn't.

08 July, 2018 18:26  

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