Verboticism: Partnersliplash

'Please do not tell other people that I am your love puppy'

DEFINITION: n. A reprimand, usually given to a "significant other", for improper labeling of the relationship. v. To scold someone for incorrectly describing, at least from your point of view, the state your personal relationship.

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Partnersliplash

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PART-nurr-slip-LASH

Sentence: Loosened by liquor, he let the truth slip- The way he envisioned their relationship. The stink-eye she gave him, Her teeth they did gnash, As she doled out a bone-chilling PARTNERSLIPLASH!

Etymology: PARTNER+SLIP+LASH=PARTNERSLIPLASH......PARTNER: a person with whom one shares an intimate relationship, one member of a couple; Middle English partener, alteration of parcener, from Anglo-French, coparcener.....SLIP: to become uttered through inadvertence, to escape from memory or consciousness; Middle English slippen, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German; akin to Middle High German slipfen to slide, Old High German slīfan to smooth, and perhaps to Greek olibros slippery.....LASH: to make a verbal attack or retort, to thrash or beat violently, to assail with stinging words; Middle English.

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Comments: Partnersliplash

Jabberwocky - 2009-04-28: 13:35:00
nice little ditty

Nosila - 2009-04-28: 14:44:00
Poetic justice!

splendiction - 2009-04-28: 22:17:00
Partnersliplash is a great word, Manx!

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-02: 05:24:00
Great word there Metro ~ Love your sentence! Hope you're doing well :) Have great weekend!