Verboticism: Shrinkle

'Well Doc, will I ever be young again?'

DEFINITION: v. To spend years and years wishing you could be young again, only to discover that it's actually happening, but not exactly as you imagined. n. The fear the you are getting so old that people will start treating you like a baby

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Pronunciation: SHRING kuhl

Sentence: "You're just beginning to shrinkle," the doctor said. "I'd say you have a few good years left."

Etymology: (shrink: to dwindle) + (wrinkle: to crease)

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