Verboticism: Gallfriend

'There's no way a guy with a mono-brow is marrying my daughter!'

DEFINITION: n. A chosen mating partner who is not well-accepted by one's parents. v. To fight with one's parents over the selection of a suitable mate.

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Gallfriend

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gawl-FREND

Sentence: Kevin's gallfriend's parents thought he was tall, dark and loathsome and called him aboyminable, but that was nothing compared to how we thought of her. We dreaded her malaproposing and becoming his offiancé.

Etymology: gall (vex or irritate) + girlfriend

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Comments: Gallfriend

Clayton - 2007-06-22: 04:41:00
Stick him on Broadway; he could be an aboyminable showman.

galwaywegian - 2007-06-22: 05:08:00
Or at the moulin rouge, he could be a gaulfriend

Clayton - 2007-06-22: 09:59:00
Who knows? He might even play Radio City Music Gall.

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-22: 12:11:00
maybe he's a time lord from Gallifrey

petaj - 2007-06-22: 22:37:00
He's not a friend of yours is he Gallwaywegian?