Verboticism: Guidunce

'Eat! Or you'll turn into a boneless chicken.'

DEFINITION: n., Cautionary advice provided by parents to their children, often makes no logical sense but carries enough emotional weight to affect the child's behavior. v. To warn of danger through the judicious use of exaggeration.

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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ghy-duhns

Sentence: "Do as I say, not as I do" was the most important guidunce her Mum ever gave her.

Etymology: guidance + dunce

Points: 524

Comments: Guidunce

Jabberwocky - 2007-09-28: 12:06:00
great word

Scrumpy - 2007-09-28: 13:22:00
Great Word! Accurate sentence in a lot of cases!