Verboticism: Wishwreck

'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Nixwish

Created by: cannibalgymnastics

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Mishwish

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: mish-wish

Sentence: Jonny was playing his song on the street corner when he closed his eyes and mishwished for a huge hit. The last thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck and it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: mistaken wish

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Wishfulfoulment

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: wish full foul ment

Sentence: He stopped tossing his ball from hand to hand for a moment. Slowly swaying his way was a hot princess...oh if he could only just speak to her. He accidentally dropped his ball. She picked it up. “I like this ball, can I keep it?” He stared, unable to speak. She noticed HIM!? She screached, “Stop staring at me! I guess I’ll keep it!” Sometimes wishfulfoulments will happen.

Etymology: A play on "wishfulfillment", "foul".

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Genieatall

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: jee nee at all

Sentence: Norbert was one smart, shy dude, but the ladies viewed him as a geek. One day he found a brass lamp and imagining himself to be Alladin, he rubbed it. A big blue genie floated out of the lamp and told Norbert he could have 3 wishes. Norbert's first wish was to look handsome, but have dark curly hair. Poof he got his wish. His second request was to be able to sing well and play the guitar...Poof, he became musical! His third wish was to have a sense of humour, so that he could talk to the ladies. Poof, he developed a ribald, ascerbic wit! He was so delighted that he went up to the first gorgeous girl he saw and started chatting her up. She reeled back in horror and said, "You're Weird Al Yankovic and you are way too old for me!" Norbert picked up the now vacant lamp and cursed it! "You're no genieatall and why are those Candid Camera people following me?"

Etymology: Genie (a spirit who lives in a lamp. The one who finds it rubs the lamp and gets 3 wishes, before the spirit can be freed from the lamp.) & At All (in the slightest degree or in any respect) Also wordplay on genital (of the sex organs) to which many wishes allude...

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Wishwarranty

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: wish/war/an/tee

Sentence: Regretfully, his "wishwarranty" did not cover this unexpected exigency.

Etymology: It's a pity that a "wish", like unrequited love, does not come with a no questions asked money-back guarantee.

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Snarecastle

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: SNARE cass el

Sentence: I got caught in another snarecastle in the grocery store when I saw a beautiful woman looking at me and then after I smiled at her, realized she thought I worked in the store.

Etymology: SNARE: trap AIRCASTLE" head in the clouds, dreams, fantasies

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Wishcompoo

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: wish-com-poo

Sentence: Jonny's wishcompoo was a bit messy. He was playing his song on his guitar on the street corner, when he closed his eyes and wished he had a huge hit. The next thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck. And it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: wish come true + poo

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Yearnspurn

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation:

Sentence: His yearnspurn was: finally getting the director's job and a big raise, but getting transferred to the Arctic circle office.

Etymology: yearn + spurn

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Semanticism

Created by: iceburgamy

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Wishboned

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wishbohnd

Sentence: The young comedian wanted more than anything to make the beautiful blonde in the front row laugh. He was completely wishboned when she started braying like a donkey with hiccups.

Etymology: wish (desire)+ boned (screwed)

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