Verboticism: Clinchoke

Clinchoke

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Created by: petaj

Definition: v. To gasp and go rigid with shock when someone unexpectedly hugs you. n. The gasping sound, and associated rigid body reaction, which a person who is "not comfortable with physical intimacy", emits when they are unexpectedly hugged.

Pronunciation: klin-ch-oak

Sentence: The klinchoak Lizzie let out echoed down the hall. Every head turned in her direction to observe Michelle imitating Paul Keating by breaking protocol.

Etymology: clinch (embrace, hug) + choke (gasp)

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Comments: Clinchoke

metrohumanx - 2009-04-07: 01:15:00
Very clever and pronounceable, too!