Verboticism: Cuelessness

'It's tricky, her knees are pressed together...'

DEFINITION: To overlook or misinterpret non-verbal cues, like body language, which often reveal what a person is truly thinking or feeling.

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Cuelessness

Created by: johnnyrockett

Pronunciation: Q-less-ness

Sentence: Although he thought the girl wanted to go home with him, Fred was cueless that when she said she was going to the bathroom, she was actually planning to run out the door.

Etymology: Cue - a hint; intimation; guiding suggestion, lessness - as is cluelessness.

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