Verboticism: Privyiew

'Why do you keep looking at your spoon?'

DEFINITION: To steal a look at your reflection in a window, mirror or other reflective surface; often done furtively so not to be seen as vain.

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Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: priv-eee-oo (as in view)

Sentence: Charlene always privyiews in the store window when she gets out of car at the shopping center... What she doesn't know is that the people inside the store can see her, and get a big kick out of her enamored glances at herself.

Etymology: privy (secret) + view (look)

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