Verboticism: Miensavvy

'I can read you like a book, baby!'

DEFINITION: v., To read a person's face and interpret what they are actually thinking, even if they are trying to conceal their true feelings. n., The skill of reading people's faces, especially micro-expressions.

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: meen-SAV-ee

Sentence: It seems that even without someone speaking, but just thinking about speaking, Roxie was able to interpret their faciaguile and see through their emociopacity with ease. Call it prosoperspicacity or - in layman's language - mugnous; or perhaps, even better, miensavvy, she could read others like an open book.

Etymology: blend of MIEN; Bearing or manner, especially as it reveals an inner state of mind: MENSA(?):M-, the name of an organization for people of IQs of 148 or more founded in England in 1946, & SAVVY.: Well informed and perceptive; n. shrewdness; practical understanding

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Comments: Miensavvy

Jabberwocky - 2008-10-16: 15:55:00
great sentence

Mustang - 2008-10-16: 19:40:00
Very good. Clever wording in your sentence.

metrohumanx - 2008-10-17: 07:52:00
WOW- A whole buncha bonusisms there- all for the price of one. Good Word, and even better sentence.