Verboticism: Fauxchic

'I can't breathe with this tie on!'

DEFINITION: n. A fashion accessory or style of dress which purports to improve one's appearance and attitude, but actually does the opposite. v. To follow a fashion dictum in an effort to improve your social standing even when it causes physical discomfort.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fo-SHEEK

Sentence: While Miriam believed she was very stylish and stunning, the styles she chose were invariably fauxchic, either outdated, recommended by people with trashy fashion sense, or just chosen because of her utterly poor taste.

Etymology: Blend of 'faux' (false) and 'chic' (stylish)

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Comments: Fauxchic

Nosila - 2009-05-27: 09:22:00
Fee Fye Faux Fum!

mweinmann - 2009-05-27: 09:53:00
Fuax No Miriam!!! Fun word.