Verboticism: Gimmacy

'I know what you were thinking when you got me this!'

DEFINITION: n. A special type of gift, usually exchanged between partners, paramours and other mutual admirers, which is used to signal a desire for physical intimacy.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gim/ma/cee

Sentence: The sociologist's paper was written about 'gimmacy', the need for humans to exchange gifts in order to attain intimacy.

Etymology: gimmick + intimacy

Points: 719

Comments: Gimmacy

Jabberwocky - 2007-02-14: 10:55:00
great sentence and great word