Verboticism: Fashunclutz

'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: Mustang

Pronunciation: FASCH-un-clutz

Sentence: Having no idea what the notation 'black tie' meant on the invitation, when Delbert realized everyone else was in formal attire and he in his bermudas and sandals he realized he was being completely avoided and knew he was the fashunclutz of the year.

Etymology: Blend of fashion, shun, and clutz

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Comments: Fashunclutz

silveryaspen - 2008-12-08: 12:50:00
Great word. Excellent etymology. Always admire triple word plays.