Verboticism: Semanticism

'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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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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Wishlashing

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: wish lash ing

Sentence: he got such a wishlashing when he found out what happened.

Etymology: its like a backlash from a wish.

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Incogric

IHeartKiwiTarts

Created by: IHeartKiwiTarts

Pronunciation: "in-cog-rick"

Sentence: isn't it incogrick?

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Foolfilment

Created by: babel

Pronunciation: fool-fill-ment

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Desiregret

Created by: FreakyDeak

Pronunciation: De-zi-er-ee-gret

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Boomafy

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation:

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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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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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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Diswishillia

Created by: danboaz

Pronunciation: dis-wish-illia

Sentence: Carl was plagued with his curse of diswishillia, a disease you would not want to wish on your wordt enemy

Etymology: dis: away, wish + illia: disease

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Wishman

Created by: timmy

Pronunciation: wishman

Sentence: I got wishman.

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