Verboticism: Spryproduct

'It's about my husband's new prescription '

DEFINITION: n. An unintended consequence of medical or psychological therapy, especially if the therapy is supposed to make you feel "young again". v. To feel young and stupid again.

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Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: spry-pra-duct

Sentence: The therapy had the weirdest spryproduct - he started doing cartwheels after every session!

Etymology: spry (lively or active) + product; pun on byproduct (side effect)

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Comments: Spryproduct

ErWenn - 2007-06-18: 12:22:00

ErWenn - 2007-06-18: 12:23:00
Though I think your pronunciation has one too many syllables.

serendipity9000 - 2007-06-18: 12:30:00
I fixed the pronunciation guide - thanks!