Verboticism: Flossil

'How did you know what I had for lunch?'

DEFINITION: n. The bits of food, and other debris, that get stuck between your teeth. v. To smile brightly and proudly unaware that you have a big piece of food stuck in your teeth.

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Flossil

Created by: Scattercat

Pronunciation: FLAH-sul

Sentence: His endearing smile would have been more effective if it had not displayed the wide array of flossils trapped in the gaps of his teeth.

Etymology: dental floss + fossils, as horrific remains of terrifying creatures now so ancient as to have transmuted to another form entirely

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Comments: Flossil

Jabberwocky - 2007-05-24: 12:10:00
this is a great word!!

jadenguy - 2007-05-24: 16:09:00
it's just so snappy!