Verboticism: Pregsume

'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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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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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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Infatcurate

Created by: crmow

Pronunciation: in-FAT-kyur-at

Sentence: Bob's guess that Diane was pregnant was infatcurate.

Etymology: inaccurate + fat

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Fauxpaunch

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Foe - ponch

Sentence: Royston made a serious fauxpaunch when he mistook the bosses wifes recent weight gain for pregnancy.

Etymology: Faux = false, Paunch = protuding belly.....a play on 'faux pas'

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-13: 14:17:00

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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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Immaculatemisconception

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: i/mak/yuh/liti/mak/yuh/lit

Sentence: When Joe innocently and mistakingly mistook twenty extra pounds on the wife of his boss and congratulated her for "the baby on the way", it was truly an immaculatemisconception.

Etymology: IMMACULATE (blameless) + MISCONCEPTION (A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding)

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COMMENTS:

Love it. - lumina, 2008-11-04: 01:33:00

metrohumanx .....and a lesson for us all. Good work,Steverino! - metrohumanx, 2008-11-04: 09:09:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2008-11-04: 09:22:00

Good one. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-05: 15:56:00

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Notivity

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: noht iv it eeeeeeee

Sentence: The news of her notivity was greeted with surprise and many tears. The tears were due to the escape of all the wind which had caused the rumour in the first place

Etymology: nativity eh... not?

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COMMENTS:

maternally yours... - Nosila, 2010-04-01: 16:33:00

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Embarazadsume

Created by: Niktionary

Pronunciation: em-bare-a-sad-soom

Sentence: "Dude, where did you get that shiner?" "I was at Taco Bell and the woman before me ordered two dinners and....." "Man! I told you you were gonna decked if you kept embarazadsuming." "I know, I know."

Etymology: embarazada- Spanish word for pregnant+ embarresed+ assume

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Fauxma

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: fo-mah

Sentence: Jeremy commited a major Faux ma by planning an elaborate baby shower for Christina only to find out later that she gave up her career of modeling to become a competitive eater.

Etymology: faux pas + mom = faux ma

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Hilarious! Yo Yo Ma! - metrohumanx, 2008-11-06: 12:30:00

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Guterr

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: gut ur

Sentence: He guterred, and the misconception was badly disguised when he sympathised with her trapped wind issues

Etymology: gut err

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COMMENTS:

what a gas - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-04: 13:02:00

He should keep his mind out of the gutter! - Nosila, 2008-11-04: 22:22:00

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