Verboticism: Misshandle

Misshandle

Created by: Stevenson0

Definition: v. To be unable to remember the name of a person you are speaking to, even though you've had a long-standing, and perhaps even an intimate relationship. n. An inability to remember a person's name.

Pronunciation: mis/han/dell

Sentence: It is terribly embarrassing to me and greatly insulting to someone when I misshandle who they are.

Etymology: MISSHANDLE - verb - from MISS (the loss, or absence of something) + HANDLE (Slang: a person's name, someone's given name)

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Comments: Misshandle

silveryaspen - 2008-12-29: 23:47:00
A ver handy dandy word.