Verboticism: Wearrorism

'I said to dress business casual!'

DEFINITION: n. The feeling of anxiety created by the realization that you've arrived at a social event "wearing the wrong thing". v. To arrive at a social function and suddenly realize that you are you are completely over-dressed or worse -- under-dressed!

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: wer or izm

Sentence: Sally's first experience with wearrorism came when she showed up dressed as a dominatrix, complete with whip, fishnets,handcuffs, high leather boots and a tight black stain teddy over which her bosom threatened to spill out. A Playboy bunny would have found the outfit too revealing. Imagine her surpise when the masquerade party she thought she was attending, turned out to be a surprise bridal shower for her and her fiance, thrown by his religious family, whom she was to meet for the first time!

Etymology: Wear (a covering for the body)& error (a mistake made by incorrect information) & terrorism (an act instilling fear)

Points: 527

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Comments: Wearrorism

libertybelle - 2008-02-25: 10:59:00

silveryaspen - 2008-02-25: 12:51:00
Fun! Fun! Fun! Triple run good!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-25: 19:12:00
Good one!