Verboticism: Guessticluate

Guessticluate

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

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: guess-tick-you-late

Sentence: Thinking that his extended middle finger could not be seen, Glenn told Barry in not so many words that he thought Barry was "number 1"; too bad Barry saw the guessticulation reflected in the window.

Etymology: guess + gesticulate

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Comments: Guessticluate

silveryaspen - 2008-01-28: 12:44:00
Your pronounciation is as clever as your etymology ... nice word plays ... as always!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-28: 16:50:00
Another good word!