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DEFINITION: v. To share a true but extremely embarrassing story about a close personal friend at the worst possible time. n. A moment of ill-timed honesty.

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Anabarrass

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: an/uh/bar/uhs

Sentence: Give Jenny a wedding, a microphone and three drinks and she can anabarrass anyone she knows in the room, especially the bride.

Etymology: ANABARRASS - verb - from ANA (a collection of miscellaneous information about a particular person) + EMBARRASS (to make uncomfortably self-conscious)

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Tawdrimat

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Taw-DREE-mat

Sentence: It was pure pentathol when the best man, grinning like a cheshire cat, told the wedding guests that he knew the bride when she was Brian - not Brianna. And don't think that his tawdrimat ended there, as he continued to "wash the dirty linen" in public of the whole bridal party, including that of the "polygamous" priest who had married them, yelling: "How many women has he married?"

Etymology: TAWDRY: shameful, indecent, base, low, trashy, meretricious; tawdry secret, tawdry motives. LAUNDROMAT: A place where one can wash their "dirty linen" in public. PENTATHOL (sodium pentathol):truth serum

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COMMENTS:

I think you and Nosila must have attended the same wedding. - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:53:00

The best man had a veritable laundry list of scores to settle. - Mustang, 2008-06-04: 19:41:00

Great minds think alike, eh? Actually most weddings I find have something like this happen... - Nosila, 2008-06-04: 23:03:00

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Candidlaudbomb

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: can/di/lawd/bawm

Sentence: The mood was set. The long table in the darkened hall was gently illuminated with softly glowing candles. The huge candelabrum at the head of the table was waiting to be lit by the happy couple when suddenly one of the guests beat them to it and lit off instead a candidlaudbomb.

Etymology: candid + laud + bomb + candelabrum (large branched candlestick holder)

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COMMENTS:

Very clever - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:24:00

Shedding new light on things. I like it. - Mustang, 2008-06-04: 19:45:00

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Truthinmouth

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: truth in mouth

Sentence: With blissful ignorance, Marylou continued to spout one truthinmouth after the other, before her sister stabbed her with the cake knife.

Etymology: foot in mouth + truth

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Sneakcret

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: snee kret

Sentence: Hazel's normal discretion abandoned her once she imbibed anything alcoholic. So it should come as a surprise to no one that at her best friend, Georgina's wedding, she grabbed the microphone. Instead of a toast to the newlyweds, she let out a sneakcret known only to the bride and herself: Georgina used to be called George!

Etymology: Sneak (someone acting as an informer) & Secret (something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)

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COMMENTS:

good word... - mweinmann, 2009-07-22: 19:53:00

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Trooble

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: troo-ble

Sentence: As a parish priest, and the ear of the confessional, reverend Tom was privy to everyone's dirty laundry. Unfortunately after a glass of wine or two, he would start to trooble, which wasn't so bad until he starting troobling on the church's new blog... And so now everyone's troobles, were googled.

Etymology: true + trouble

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COMMENTS:

In olden days he would have been known as a troobladour. - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 15:00:00

The sacramental wine turned out to be sacrificial. - Mustang, 2008-06-04: 21:55:00

Good word, wm...it reminded me of that episode on Star Trek, The Trooble with Tribbles! - Nosila, 2008-06-04: 23:00:00

fantastic! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-05: 23:51:00

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Jabberblabber

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Jabb-ur-blabb-ur

Sentence: Not realising that Tom was the world's worst Jabberblabber, George had confided in him about his cross-dressing habit. So when he accidently let his secret out of the bag during the annual meeting of the local rugby club, he was horrifed and promised himself that from then on he would keep things to himself in future.

Etymology: Jabber(to talk excitedly, nonesensical chatter) Blab(to reveal secrets by indiscreet talk) = Jabberblabber

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COMMENTS:

I think I should be offended by this word but it's very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:57:00

Good thing Jabber's taking this in stride - wordmeister, 2008-06-04: 21:18:00

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Stabbatruth

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Stab-a-truth

Sentence: Jealousgina finally had her opportunity to spew a long winded stabbatruth at Kay's wedding toast.

Etymology: Stab- to jab or a sudden sharp feeling. A truth- a judgment, proposition, or idea that is true or accepted as true.

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Gincerity

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: jin ser it ee

Sentence: During the wedding, the liquor flowed and so did the bride's lurid history. Her best friend and maid of honour, Stacy, felt compelled by gincerity to disclose the bride's annals of one night stands to the groom and everyone else in the large reception hall.

Etymology: Gin (strong liquor flavored with juniper berries)& Sincerity (moral soundness;honesty)

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Verbalfauxtrot

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: | ˈvə ː b(ə) ː fɒks ː trɒt|

Sentence: Juxt suppose you were at an opening night or that special occasion and someone accidentally gave you the microphone and somehow on opening your mouth, all that came out was verbalfoxtrots; you just pooed on your own doorstep.

Etymology: 'Verbal' -Spoken word- as in verbal diarrhea, mish mashed with 'Faux' (pronounced fox like maybe an idiot would do) as in 'Faux pas' - an embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation - . And finally 'Trot' as in 'the trots' a colloquialism for diarrhea. Altogether meaning is of a verbal dance performed by a perhaps drunken, certainly temporary twit...verbal fox trot..call my bluff..that's a word baby

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-04: 00:00:01
Today's definition is inspired by Miranda's moment of honesty during the Wedding Rehearsal scene in the Sex in the City ~ James

scrabbelicious - 2012-01-06: 01:44:00
Nice. The bride's annals inndeed.