Verboticism: Hexpression

Hexpression

Created by: Banky

Definition: n., An expressive gesture made with the belief that the person it is directed at cannot see it, typically occurs during telephone conversations, email discourses, and behind people's backs. v. To use an unseen gesture to express what you cannot say.

Pronunciation: hecks-press-shun

Sentence: While the caller would blather on about savings on international calls of up to 1.3% over other hucksters, Dana would focus on contorting her face into her telemarketer hexpression, which she was convinced would visit bowel cancer upon these rude troglodytes.

Etymology: hex - a curse or malicious spell, expression - a visual depiction of mood or sentiment

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Comments: Hexpression

Jabberwocky - 2008-01-28: 10:54:00
very funny - I'll have to try that some time

silveryaspen - 2008-01-28: 11:40:00
Great idea! Terrific word!

Tigger - 2008-01-28: 12:09:00
Haha. Your sentence was LOL-funny!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-28: 16:48:00
Great word and sentence!