Verboticism: Tattlesnake

'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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Tattlesnake

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Pronunciation: tat-tel-snake

Sentence: The maid of honor turned into a tattlesnake the minute she got a microphone in her hand and completely mortified the bride and everyone else at the wedding.

Etymology: tattle: to reveal through gossip + snake: describes a back-stabber or treacherous person

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Comments: Tattlesnake

mweinmann - 2009-07-22: 19:53:00
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