Verboticism: Confidunce

'In fact, before she knew her husband...'

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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Pronunciation: kon - fe - duns

Sentence: Lisa took the podium at Margie's retirement party and proved to be a confidunce. In her speech, she regaled the attendees with Margie's true opinions of the people she had worked with, how she really hated the company and how many things she had stolen from inventory over the years. Because she told her stories in a "comical" way, she was ignorant of the fact that she had humiliated Margie.

Etymology: confidence(a secret that is confided or entrusted to another), dunce (a stupid person)

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Nosila - 2009-07-23: 01:38:00
Good thing Margie was retiring anyway...