Verboticism: Shagrin

'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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Shagrin

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: shag + rin

Sentence: Oh, the shagrin I felt when I found them... well, it was more like "murderous rage," but that's hardly a verboticism.

Etymology: shag + chagrin

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Comments: Shagrin

urbanwookie - 2007-04-01: 19:26:00
Nicely done!