Verboticism: Wrappeal

'Have you set up the security for our new computers?'

DEFINITION: v. To give a child, pet or coworker a wrapped gift or packaged item, only to discover they are more interested packaging than the item itself. n. Gift wrapping or packaging which proves to be more exciting than the contained item.

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Created by: stache

Pronunciation: rə-pēl'

Sentence: Little Marty loved the fire engine Grandpa brought him, but the wrappeal of the box and excelsior was overwhelming.

Etymology: wrap appeal

Points: 851

Comments: Wrappeal

Jabberwocky - 2008-04-21: 16:51:00
nice blend

OZZIEBOB - 2008-04-22: 07:22:00
Good word