Verboticism: Candidlaudbomb

'In fact, before she knew her husband...'

DEFINITION: v. To share a true but extremely embarrassing story about a close personal friend at the worst possible time. n. A moment of ill-timed honesty.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: can/di/lawd/bawm

Sentence: The mood was set. The long table in the darkened hall was gently illuminated with softly glowing candles. The huge candelabrum at the head of the table was waiting to be lit by the happy couple when suddenly one of the guests beat them to it and lit off instead a candidlaudbomb.

Etymology: candid + laud + bomb + candelabrum (large branched candlestick holder)

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Comments: Candidlaudbomb

OZZIEBOB - 2008-06-04: 18:24:00
Very clever

Mustang - 2008-06-04: 19:45:00
Shedding new light on things. I like it.