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Tattlesnake

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: tat-tel-snake

Sentence: The maid of honor turned into a tattlesnake the minute she got a microphone in her hand and completely mortified the bride and everyone else at the wedding.

Etymology: tattle: to reveal through gossip + snake: describes a back-stabber or treacherous person

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COMMENTS:

clever - mweinmann, 2009-07-22: 19:53:00

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Truthinmouth

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: truth in mouth

Sentence: With blissful ignorance, Marylou continued to spout one truthinmouth after the other, before her sister stabbed her with the cake knife.

Etymology: foot in mouth + truth

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Bestiefy

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: beh stiff eye

Sentence: to bestiefy can bring the beastie out in the bestie

Etymology: testify, bestie

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Anabarrass

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: an/uh/bar/uhs

Sentence: Give Jenny a wedding, a microphone and three drinks and can anabarrass anyone she knows in the room, especially the bride.

Etymology: ANABARRASS - verb - from ANA (a collection of miscellaneous information about a particular person) + EMBARRASS (to make uncomfortably self-conscious)

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COMMENTS:

I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:22:00

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Confidunce

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kon - fe - duns

Sentence: Lisa took the podium at Margie's retirement party and proved to be a confidunce. In her speech, she regaled the attendees with Margie's true opinions of the people she had worked with, how she really hated the company and how many things she had stolen from inventory over the years. Because she told her stories in a "comical" way, she was ignorant of the fact that she had humiliated Margie.

Etymology: confidence(a secret that is confided or entrusted to another), dunce (a stupid person)

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Good thing Margie was retiring anyway... - Nosila, 2009-07-23: 01:38:00

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Bantersnitch

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: BAN - ter - snich

Sentence: In her mindless and sometimes treacherous manner, Billie Jo once again found a most inopportune time to bantersnitch very revealing personal and private secrets about her best friend, Constance.

Etymology: Blend of banter and snitch. Also a play on 'bandersnatch': a person of uncouth or unconventional habits, attitudes, etc., esp. one considered a menace, nuisance, or the like.

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nice blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:51:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:23:00

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Informortify

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: INFORM+mORTIFY

Sentence: After she had too much to drink, her loose lips informortified all her friends.

Etymology: INFORM+mORTIFY

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Inappropriyak

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: in-uh-proh-pree-yak

Sentence: As Blurt and Ernie were checking out at Aberzombie & Snitch, they struck up conversation with the clerk. They told her how their buddy, who was about to get married, was working hard to see how many women he could "be with" before the event. From the look on this woman's face they suddenly felt their inappropriyak may have introduced them to Bob's fiance.

Etymology: inappropriate (not proper or suitable) + yak (to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter)

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Tattlesnake

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tat tel snayk

Sentence: At Betsy's wedding, Monica was a real tattlesnake, when after 6 or 7 gins, her speech was about the bride's past conquests.

Etymology: Tattle (gossip;divulge confidential information or secrets) & WordPlay on Rattlesnake (sidewinder;desert snake which sneaks up on you and then rattles it's tail before striking)

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Stabbatruth

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Stab-a-truth

Sentence: Jealousgina finally had her opportunity to spew a long winded stabbatruth at Kay's wedding toast.

Etymology: Stab- to jab or a sudden sharp feeling. A truth- a judgment, proposition, or idea that is true or accepted as true.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-04: 00:00:01
Today's definition is inspired by Miranda's moment of honesty during the Wedding Rehearsal scene in the Sex in the City ~ James

scrabbelicious - 2012-01-06: 01:44:00
Nice. The bride's annals inndeed.

'In fact, before she knew her husband...'

DEFINITION: v. To share a true but extremely embarrassing story about a close personal friend at the worst possible time. n. A moment of ill-timed honesty.

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