Verboticism: Malabash

'We know how to purse our lips!'

DEFINITION: To pose, or posture, in a distinctive manner in order to express one's cultural affinities -- may be accompanied by awkward gestures.

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Malabash

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: mal/a/bash

Sentence: His odd gesticulations were intended to malabash his opponent whom he considered nothing but a vainglorious vegan and a wicked wench to boot.

Etymology: Mal: abnormal + abash: to astonish or destroy the self-confidence or self-possession of another

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