Verboticism: Fashuntweesta

Fashuntweesta

Created by: readerwriter

Definition: n. A person in deep denial who crams into their old clothing which is now somewhat unflattering, and perhaps several sizes too small. v. To wear clothing from your "younger days" just to prove that you still got it.

Pronunciation: feh-shuhn-twees-tah

Sentence: In the year 2025, down at Maliboobie Beach, old Pamela A. in her bikini was known as a fashuntweesta, a real screampuff. My how the years fly by!

Etymology: Blending contemporary term "fashionista" with "shun," meaning to keep away from + "twist," a distortion in form or meaning

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