Verboticism: Coupuper

'Thank goodness you walked in!'

DEFINITION: n. The mental state induced by the discovery your new husband, and your maid of honor, entangled in the satin sheets given to you as a wedding present by your grandmother. v. To catch your new husband in a close quarters with a close friend.

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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: bee-tray-thed

Sentence: she went from betrothed to betraythed in record time

Etymology: betrayed, betrothed


Beautifully stated! - catgrin, 2007-03-27: 04:15:00


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Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: Wedd-in-sæn-i-ty

Sentence: As she saw them there together, her weddinsanity kicked into gear and she fired two warningshot's. Into their heads!

Etymology: Wedding + insanity. A natural symbiose.


petaj A perfect marriage of two words that really shouldn't go together - petaj, 2007-03-27: 05:05:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pree nope envee

Sentence: it was just the prenupenvy that kept him alive as she fingered the stainless steel kitchen knife set her aunt had given them.

Etymology: prenup envy


Sounds like she got some wonderful gifts... - wordmeister, 2007-03-27: 06:50:00


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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Mat-ress-idal

Sentence: Lisa felt positively mattressidal when she discovered her new husband Tony in a compromising position on the marriage bed with her maid of honor and 'best friend' Sue. And to top it all off they were using the black satin sheets bought by her rather 'racy' grandmother as a wedding gift!!

Etymology: Mattress (Fabric filled case used on a bed.)Arabic 'carpet or cushion'. + Suicidal(The intention to kill oneself) Latin sui 'of oneself' +caedere 'kill' = Mattressidal


Great word! funny! - wordmeister, 2008-06-11: 00:18:00

great combo - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-11: 12:13:00

Funny and creative. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-12: 07:26:00


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Created by: WindingRoad

Pronunciation: [HUHN-ee-LOO-nuh-see]

Sentence: Ellen felt herself slip into honeylunacy after stumbling onto Steve and Kate's little liaison.

Etymology: Honey (from E honeymoon) and lunacy (from L lunaticus [crazy])

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Created by: obgyn

Pronunciation: Cuh-pooper

Sentence: Stacey was in a coupuper for months after walking in on her new husband and maid of honor.

Etymology: Coup: couple. uper: stuper.

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Created by: Jaxies

Pronunciation: /matri-sidical-laps-ease/

Sentence: "After attempting to kill both her new husband and best friend after finding them writhing around in bed together, Sally pleaded matricidicalapses as her defence in court. The judge ruled in her favour."

Etymology: Matrimony + homicidal + lapses

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Created by: suzanne

Pronunciation: ch -ee-ken- sh- eet

Sentence: when I saw them together I knew I was in chickensheet.

Etymology: chick- smal bird, young lady sheet- long bolt of material used as bed dressing.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wedshäk

Sentence: Julie should have guessed that there was odd about her new husband’s insistence that her bff Joan go along on their honeymoon. Sure, there was a great discount for the added ticket sale but did they really need to share a room? Julie is now in wedshock. She discovered Joan and her new hubby showering together when she returned from shopping. They tried to say that they were just saving water but she’s not buying it. The only question now, divorce or wedGlock?

Etymology: wedlock (the state of being married) +shock (a sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience)

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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: shag + rin

Sentence: Oh, the shagrin I felt when I found them... well, it was more like "murderous rage," but that's hardly a verboticism.

Etymology: shag + chagrin


Nicely done! - urbanwookie, 2007-04-01: 19:26:00


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