Verboticism: Distake

'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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Distake

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: distāk

Sentence: Letting Joan have a mic at the gathering was a big distake. Maybe it was an tacky to have a bull roast wake but Joan's alcohol-enhanced "roast" of the deceased was beyond tasteless. The silence was deafening.

Etymology: dis (act or speak in a disrespectful way toward) + mistake (an action or judgment that is misguided or wrong)

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