Verboticism: Pregaffulate

'Come on! You must be pregnant...'

DEFINITION: v., To enthusiastically congratulate a woman on her pending motherhood, only to be told that you are mistaken. n., The dashed expectations and pregnant silence that follows mistaken congratulations.

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Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: preg 'af yu layt

Sentence: Richard wasn't smart enough to keep his mouth shut after he pregaffulated Megan. He then called her fat. Well, it was nice knowing him.

Etymology: pregnant + gaffe + congratulate

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Comments: Pregaffulate

silveryaspen - 2007-12-13: 15:25:00
Nifty combobulation of those three words. Very apropos for the definition. Good job!

OZZIEBOB - 2007-12-13: 16:03:00

Mustang - 2007-12-13: 19:01:00
Very good verboticism!