Verboticism: Knivesinwhitesatin

'Thank goodness you walked in!'

DEFINITION: n. The mental state induced by the discovery your new husband, and your maid of honor, entangled in the satin sheets given to you as a wedding present by your grandmother. v. To catch your new husband in a close quarters with a close friend.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: nyves/in/wyte/satin

Sentence: The discovery of the tryst sent her into a state of knivesinwhitesatin hopefully "never reaching the end"

Etymology: knives (the kind that in literature come flying out of ones eyes) + Knights in White Satin (Moody Blues)

Points: 356

Comments: Knivesinwhitesatin

galwaywegian - 2007-03-27: 06:47:00
like it.

Stevenson0 - 2007-03-27: 09:03:00
Brilliant word! Takes me to days of future passed.

purpleartichokes - 2007-03-27: 09:27:00
Yep, very good word. And now I have the damn song stuck in my head.

Jabberwocky - 2007-03-27: 09:57:00
Nights in white satin, Never reaching the end, Letters Ive written, Never meaning to send. Beauty Id always missed With these eyes before, Just what the truth is I cant say anymore. Oops - sorry Purple

Bulletchewer - 2007-03-27: 11:26:00
Gets the vote for doing the job, being original (no one seems to credit that any more!) and of course the reference (which I'm clearly too young/stupid to get).

emd2k3 - 2007-04-24: 15:23:00
How did this definition get approved? Seriously, it's too specific.