Verboticism: Fauxpolish


Created by: mplsbohemian

Definition: v. , To groom oneself in inappropriate places or at inappropriate times n., A person who practices personal hygiene in public places.

Pronunciation: foh-PAHL-ihsh

Sentence: Alex's girlfriend of six months was on thin ice when she fauxpolished her make-up in the middle of his great-great-auntie's funeral.

Etymology: faux pas + polish (to polish one's appearance, or nail polish)

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Comments: Fauxpolish

mplsbohemian - 2007-12-09: 12:01:00
Yup, waaaaay off my game.