Verboticism: Tinseltuft

'They're so cute! What kind of kittens are they? Porcupines.'

DEFINITION: Something, or someone, that appears to be warm and fuzzy but is, when you get close, sharp and prickly.

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Created by: ArsMajika

Pronunciation: TIN-cel-tuft

Sentence: You'd think that quiet librarian would be such a peach... I mean, look at her! But she's such a harpy. The woman is completely tinseltuft.

Etymology: Tinsel is sharp and grating, tacked onto tuft, as in a tuft of fur.

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