Verboticism: Wrinklerankle

'Do you think she is overreacting to our surprise party?'

DEFINITION: n., The shock and embarrassment felt after innocently implying that you are much younger, only to discover that everyone actually knows how old you really are. v., To be embarrassed when caught lying about your age.

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Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: rinkul rankul

Sentence: "Are you implying that I'm OLD?" raged a wrinklerankled Robin. "I am NOT OLD! I am thirty-three!" (She was forty-two.)

Etymology: wrinkle, rankle; rank, ran, ankle; rink, ink, inkle.

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Comments: Wrinklerankle

silveryaspen - 2008-02-05: 07:29:00
Fun word! Fun sentence. But funniest was your last six words in the etymology! Clever mindworks and minedwords!

Mustang - 2008-02-05: 07:32:00
Excellent verboticism! Truly made me laugh out loud. Etymology is cool too.....but...inkle? lol

galwaywegian - 2008-02-05: 07:47:00
good word, but wrinkleranklerankrananklerinkinkinkle is even better!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-05: 16:30:00
Great word and etymology!

purpleman - 2008-02-06: 20:00:00