Verboticism: Wiseguise

'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: petaj

Pronunciation: wise guys

Sentence: Carl was no wiseguise. He could never tell what his girlfriend was thinking despite careful study of her expressions.

Etymology: wise (knowledgeable) + guise (face/expression) + wise guy (smarty pants)

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Comments: Wiseguise

Jabberwocky - 2007-11-19: 12:10:00
good one petaj

OZZIEBOB - 2007-11-19: 16:15:00
Nice word!

purpleartichokes - 2007-11-19: 18:14:00
Yup, very creative.