Verboticism: Bandrage

Bandrage

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Definition: n. The horrible pain that comes from pulling a bandage off of hairy skin. v. To inflict pain or injure when removing a bandage.

Pronunciation: band-rage

Sentence: In a study it was found that 97% of male patients suffered bandrage on removal of dressings and plasters. Typical symptoms include flinching, swearing and crying, followed by flushed cheeks and mumbling.

Etymology: bandage (surgical dressing) + rage (hysterical fury, anger)

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