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

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tat tel snayk

Sentence: At Betsy's wedding, Monica was a real tattlesnake, when after 6 or 7 gins, her speech was about the bride's past conquests.

Etymology: Tattle (gossip;divulge confidential information or secrets) & WordPlay on Rattlesnake (sidewinder;desert snake which sneaks up on you and then rattles it's tail before striking)

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