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'Come on! You must be pregnant...'

DEFINITION: v., To enthusiastically congratulate a woman on her pending motherhood, only to be told that you are mistaken. n., The dashed expectations and pregnant silence that follows mistaken congratulations.

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Embarrask

megaperl

Created by: megaperl

Pronunciation: emb-r-ask

Sentence: - You're pregnant, don't you? - Don't embarrask me with stupid questions, Bob!

Etymology: Embarrasing+Asking

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COMMENTS:

could apply to more one embarrassing question faux pas ... but I really liked it - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 14:23:00

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Faterring

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fat err ring

Sentence: if he had fathere half as many children as he had faterred, he could have had his own republiv

Etymology: fat erring, fathering

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Corpatulate

Created by: psychicbard

Pronunciation: kor*pa*chew*late

Sentence: Ryan unbeknowingly corpatulated the woman on her pregnancy-shaped beer-belly.

Etymology: Latin "corpus"-body "gratulari"-to wish joy corpulent+congratulate

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Fetusnmouth

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Fee-TUS-IN-MOW-TH

Sentence: Wow Gabby, you're baby's gonna be a soccer player!" Way to go JIm, nice fetusnmouth, you tard.

Etymology: Foot in Mouth and The little critter that isn't

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Pregknot

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: preg nät

Sentence: Tom was watching his pending promotion sliding away. He tied himself up in a big pregknot by suggesting that the boss's wife was expecting. He incurred the wrath of the obeast when he offered that she must be carrying twins.

Etymology: pregnant (having a child or young developing in the womb) + knot (a complex and intractable problem)

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COMMENTS:

+ not as she's not pregnant - another great word artr - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-04: 13:04:00

Very good - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-06: 17:27:00

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Mummawrong

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: muh m - ma-RONG

Sentence: Bob's chances for a Christmas bonus looked rather bleak after his momologue, congratulating his boss's wife on her impending motherhood, turned to profound embarassment; when she, without a pregnant pause, told him that he was mummawrong; and that, furthermore, both she and her husband were dinks- and intended to stay that way!

Etymology: Conflation of MUMMA, (mamma or momma), an informal word for mother & WRONG: not correct, in error. MOMOLOGUE (based on monologue) length speech about mothers and mothers-to- be.

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COMMENTS:

Great etymology. Mumma could also stem from mummy ... so this could have a really different daffynition like: being cursed for digging up the wrong mummy ... as in ... Digging up King Tut with it's curse was a real mummawrong. - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:21:00

Luv the daffynitions - keep them coming! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-13: 16:02:00

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Pregsume

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: preg-zoom

Sentence: They pregsumed to Gladys at the Christmas lunch since she appeared to be "eating for two".

Etymology: pregnant + presume

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Missedconception

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: mis′d·con·cep′·tion

Sentence: Although Kimberly would never admit it, she desperately wanted to have a child; Loretta did not. But Loretta looked pregnant, and was often asked by strangers "when is your boy or girl due?" This didn't bother Loretta, who would park in expectant mother spaces and convince offices where she occasionally temped to host baby showers. "What are you going to do with all these baby clothes?" asked Kimberly "I don't know," responded Loretta "dress my dolls and plants with them. Come meet Mr. Fern and his kids." Loretta's flippant attitude annoyed Kimberly, who realized that they were both the victims of missedconception.

Etymology: missed (feel absence of) + conception (making a baby) Play on Misconception (a false impression or belief)

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Presignation

Created by: KristinA

Pronunciation: prez-ig-nay-shun

Sentence: After Bob's misguided attempt to congratulate his boss' wife on her 'bun in the oven,' Bob quickly recovered from presignation by noting her how her healthy, rosy glow made him believe otherwise.

Etymology: preggo + resignation (for the acceptance of what can not be changed and to leave a job)

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Good word although the resignation part is what Bob should hand in after he pulls his foot out of his mouth. - Redrover, 2007-12-13: 08:57:00

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Fetalerror

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: fee-tal-ERR-or

Sentence: Mark knew he had made a fetalerror at the party when he congratulated Karen on her pregnancy. Karen coldly informed him that the celebration was for having lost five pounds that month with her Weight Watcher's group.

Etymology: Fatal error + Fetal

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-13: 00:30:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang Thank you Mustang ~ James

silveryaspen - 2007-12-13: 14:19:00
very nice play on words ... but the meaning could be mistaken for a man's padded belly while playing Santa.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-01: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

rickki - 2011-02-05: 18:22:00
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