Verboticism: Embarrask

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