Verboticism: Shagrin

Shagrin

Created by: galwaywegian

Definition: n. The sense of discomfort created when "a couple" says you are welcome to stay, even though their behavior suggests that you are getting in the way. v. To sit uncomfortably between two lovers.

Pronunciation: shag rahn

Sentence: Her shagrin was multiplied by the rhythmic splashing of the tea on her lap as the other end of the couch rose and fell.

Etymology: chagrin, shag

Points: 359

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