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'It's tricky, her knees are pressed together...'

DEFINITION: To overlook or misinterpret non-verbal cues, like body language, which often reveal what a person is truly thinking or feeling.

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Eyecantell

Created by: ChrisCarrk

Pronunciation: i-can-tell

Sentence: Eyecantell that she is saying yes, but i am not quite sure...

Etymology: I+eye+can+tell

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Misvisualization

Created by: Madamemojo

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Miscorpalinference

Created by: Kevcom2007

Pronunciation: mis/core/pohl/in/fur/ants

Sentence: "Oh my, that was a tight miscorpalinference! I should really think twice about what she's really getting at!"

Etymology: misunderstanding + corpus + inference

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Dyssexia

Created by: gregbatch

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Cueless

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: q-less

Sentence: John was extremely persistent and totally cueless, so it usually took several slaps in the face, before he'd understand what-the-hell she was thinking.

Etymology: cue +less = clueless

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Cuelessness

Created by: johnnyrockett

Pronunciation: Q-less-ness

Sentence: Although he thought the girl wanted to go home with him, Fred was cueless that when she said she was going to the bathroom, she was actually planning to run out the door.

Etymology: Cue - a hint; intimation; guiding suggestion, lessness - as is cluelessness.

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Bodywatch

Created by: antonhere

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Etymology: watch body

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Cluepid

Created by: haroldbarold

Pronunciation: cloo-pid

Sentence: Orville made the cluepid mistake of reading Lola's gag reflex as a sign of encouragement.

Etymology: clue + stupid

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Bodymiss

Created by: Adamson

Pronunciation: Bo-dy-miss

Sentence: I though she was sending me a kiss, but she was only making a face. I bodymissed her completely.

Etymology: body+miss

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Buggathatitis

Created by: mickey666

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Sentence: Arms folded, legs crossed and a look of indifference from Maria did not deter Mark. Buggathatitis he thought lustfully.

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Comments:

wordmeister - 2006-12-05: 08:39:00
Good words today. Hey Babel looks like winfirmity was the clear winner yesterday. Congratulations.

chris - 2006-12-05: 14:07:00
...presumably if there were lots of people who were 'Cueklutzes', they would form a CueKlutz Clan......

babel - 2006-12-05: 14:57:00
hehe, nice one chris... and thanks meister, i'm trying to give you two some competition :)

Jabberwocky - 2006-12-05: 16:49:00
hey guys - don't blunderestimate me - I'm not as cueless as you think and hey deadpanwalking - you should have left the shun in your word - very clever

wordmeister - 2006-12-05: 18:09:00
CueKlutz Klan? Is that a terrorist organization for nerds?

wordmeister - 2006-12-05: 18:12:00
I like dissexia, despite the fact that greg has not posted a sentence for it. Perhaps Mr. Batch suffers from dissexia? Or should it be dissentencia?