Verboticism: Disalopine

'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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Yearnspurn

Created by: Stevenson0

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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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Boomafy

Created by: Alchemist

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Sentence: One beer left, but it was flat! Boomafied again!

Etymology: Boom from Boomarang to turn upon oneself, and fy, from gratify to gratify...

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Rueverie

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: roo ver ree

Sentence: Noah was no stranger to heartache and yearning. When he spotted the pretty brunette in the park, he was filled with a sense of awe and hope. His hopes of happily-ever-after quickly faded to rueverie when she gave him heck for staring at her. His dreams were further crashed when the voice which assailed his ears was that of a man...

Etymology: Rue (feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) & Reverie (an abstracted state of absorption;absent-minded dreaming while awake;a sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment)

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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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Iwanic

Created by: Fleury

Pronunciation: eye-WAH-nik

Sentence: It was pretty iwanic -- he did, after all, tell the blackjack dealer "hit me!"

Etymology: sloppy conflation of "ironic" and "I want it"

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Fantaseek

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fan tass eeek

Sentence: The fantasy became a fantaseek when he tried to undo the bobbles on her bikini bottoms and found that they weren't bobbles

Etymology: fantasy, eek

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Wishysquashy

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wishēskwäshē

Sentence: Wendel and Joanne are almost a perfect couple. Every time he presents one of his wishywashy ideas she is all too willing to give it a wishysquashy treatment. Should he ask for a back rub, she will give him one that leaves him with such a backache that he wishes he had never asked.

Etymology: wishy-washy (feeble or insipid in quality or character; lacking strength or boldness) + squash (firmly reject)

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Disalopine

Created by: currentlyinsolitude

Pronunciation: dis-a-lope-pine

Sentence: When he asked for a car, he was disalopined when he got an old clunker.

Etymology: Latin

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Wishysquashy

Created by: Jabberwocky

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Sentence: The drift of his desire was so misunderstood that he ended up getting a wishysquashy reaction.

Etymology: Wish + squash

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Semanticism

Created by: iceburgamy

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