Verboticism: Tattlesnake

'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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Confidunce

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kon - fe - duns

Sentence: Lisa took the podium at Margie's retirement party and proved to be a confidunce. In her speech, she regaled the attendees with Margie's true opinions of the people she had worked with, how she really hated the company and how many things she had stolen from inventory over the years. Because she told her stories in a "comical" way, she was ignorant of the fact that she had humiliated Margie.

Etymology: confidence(a secret that is confided or entrusted to another), dunce (a stupid person)

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COMMENTS:

Good thing Margie was retiring anyway... - Nosila, 2009-07-23: 01:38:00

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Candidlaudbomb

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: can/di/lawd/bawm

Sentence: The mood was set. The long table in the darkened hall was gently illuminated with softly glowing candles. The huge candelabrum at the head of the table was waiting to be lit by the happy couple when suddenly one of the guests beat them to it and lit off instead a candidlaudbomb.

Etymology: candid + laud + bomb + candelabrum (large branched candlestick holder)

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COMMENTS:

Very clever - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:24:00

Shedding new light on things. I like it. - Mustang, 2008-06-04: 19:45:00

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Awkwords

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ôkwərds

Sentence: Having been asked to say a few words at his best friend\'s wedding, they all turned out to be awkwords.

Etymology: awkward (uncomfortable or abnormal) + words (something that someone says or writes)

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COMMENTS:

awksidentally good word... - Nosila, 2009-07-23: 01:40:00

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Anabarrass

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: an/uh/bar/uhs

Sentence: Give Jenny a wedding, a microphone and three drinks and can anabarrass anyone she knows in the room, especially the bride.

Etymology: ANABARRASS - verb - from ANA (a collection of miscellaneous information about a particular person) + EMBARRASS (to make uncomfortably self-conscious)

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COMMENTS:

I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:22:00

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Rickledicule

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: rickel/di/cule

Sentence: Everyone cringed when they saw Don approach the mike at the wedding because they knew he was about to rickledicule the groom.

Etymology: ridicule + Don Rickles (comedian famous for embarassing roasts)

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COMMENTS:

Ricklediculously good word! - Nosila, 2009-07-23: 01:37:00

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Inappropriyak

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: in-uh-proh-pree-yak

Sentence: As Blurt and Ernie were checking out at Aberzombie & Snitch, they struck up conversation with the clerk. They told her how their buddy, who was about to get married, was working hard to see how many women he could "be with" before the event. From the look on this woman's face they suddenly felt their inappropriyak may have introduced them to Bob's fiance.

Etymology: inappropriate (not proper or suitable) + yak (to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter)

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Truthinmouth

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: truth in mouth

Sentence: With blissful ignorance, Marylou continued to spout one truthinmouth after the other, before her sister stabbed her with the cake knife.

Etymology: foot in mouth + truth

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Wrenchtoast

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: renchtōst

Sentence: Most guests at the wedding were shocked when the maid of honor delivered an alcohol-enhanced wrenchtoast, detailing every foible of the newlyweds. The two divorce lawyers in attendance were practically giddy.

Etymology: wrench i.e. monkey wrench (sabotage) + French toast (bread coated in egg and milk and fried) + toast (a call to a gathering of people to raise their glasses and drink together in honor of a person or thing)

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Blabomination

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /blab-bom-uh-NAY-shun/

Sentence: Susan realized that she should have assigned someone to curb her best friend's consumption of Fuzzy Navel's at her wedding reception when Brandi suddenly grabbed the microphone. Her scandalous chronology of Susan's ex-boyfriends, and her awful breakups with them, was a total blabomination, and was recieved only with shocked silence. Afterward, Susan calmly walked over to the videographer, who had recorded the whole thing, threatened him with violence if didn't edit that speech out of the wedding video, borrowed a phone and tried to find a number for a Homicide Hotline, if there was such a thing.

Etymology: Blab - to reveal indiscreetly and thoughtlessly (back formation from Middle English, blabberen "to talk idly") + Abomination - a vile, shameful, or detestable action (from Latin, abominatus "shun as an ill omen")

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COMMENTS:

A blabariuos success! - wordmeister, 2008-06-04: 12:53:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:56:00

Good one, Tigger...I'd have givewn her a punch in the blabdomen! - Nosila, 2008-06-04: 22:58:00

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Informortify

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: INFORM+mORTIFY

Sentence: After she had too much to drink, her loose lips informortified all her friends.

Etymology: INFORM+mORTIFY

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