Verboticism: Pairendipity

'Honey, I was lost at the mall...'

DEFINITION: v., To find a lost item immediately after purchasing a replacement. n., An item which is lost and cannot not be found unless a replacement is purchased.

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Pairendipity

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: pare-en-dipp-uh-tee

Sentence: Feeling relief at finding his comfortable old coat he thought had been lost forever, Randal counted his blessings at the pairendipity of now having a brand new coat along with the old, comfortable one.

Etymology: Blend of pair and 'serendipity' (good fortune; luck)

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Comments: Pairendipity

Jabberwocky - 2008-09-25: 09:13:00
great word and sentence

OZZIEBOB - 2008-09-26: 18:18:00
Terrific