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DEFINITION: v. To share a true but extremely embarrassing story about a close personal friend at the worst possible time. n. A moment of ill-timed honesty.

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Confidunce

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kon - fe - duns

Sentence: Lisa took the podium at Margie's retirement party and proved to be a confidunce. In her speech, she regaled the attendees with Margie's true opinions of the people she had worked with, how she really hated the company and how many things she had stolen from inventory over the years. Because she told her stories in a "comical" way, she was ignorant of the fact that she had humiliated Margie.

Etymology: confidence(a secret that is confided or entrusted to another), dunce (a stupid person)

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COMMENTS:

Good thing Margie was retiring anyway... - Nosila, 2009-07-23: 01:38:00

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Trooble

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: troo-ble

Sentence: As a parish priest, and the ear of the confessional, reverend Tom was privy to everyone's dirty laundry. Unfortunately after a glass of wine or two, he would start to trooble, which wasn't so bad until he starting troobling on the church's new blog... And so now everyone's troobles, were googled.

Etymology: true + trouble

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COMMENTS:

In olden days he would have been known as a troobladour. - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 15:00:00

The sacramental wine turned out to be sacrificial. - Mustang, 2008-06-04: 21:55:00

Good word, wm...it reminded me of that episode on Star Trek, The Trooble with Tribbles! - Nosila, 2008-06-04: 23:00:00

fantastic! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-05: 23:51:00

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Tattlesnake

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: tat-tel-snake

Sentence: The maid of honor turned into a tattlesnake the minute she got a microphone in her hand and completely mortified the bride and everyone else at the wedding.

Etymology: tattle: to reveal through gossip + snake: describes a back-stabber or treacherous person

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COMMENTS:

clever - mweinmann, 2009-07-22: 19:53:00

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Bestiefy

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: beh stiff eye

Sentence: to bestiefy can bring the beastie out in the bestie

Etymology: testify, bestie

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Bantersnitch

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: BAN - ter - snich

Sentence: In her mindless and sometimes treacherous manner, Billie Jo once again found a most inopportune time to bantersnitch very revealing personal and private secrets about her best friend, Constance.

Etymology: Blend of banter and snitch. Also a play on 'bandersnatch': a person of uncouth or unconventional habits, attitudes, etc., esp. one considered a menace, nuisance, or the like.

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COMMENTS:

nice blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:51:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:23:00

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Stabbatruth

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Stab-a-truth

Sentence: Jealousgina finally had her opportunity to spew a long winded stabbatruth at Kay's wedding toast.

Etymology: Stab- to jab or a sudden sharp feeling. A truth- a judgment, proposition, or idea that is true or accepted as true.

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Shockward

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: shok ward

Sentence: When Melanie got up to give an impromptu speech at her friend Melodie's wedding, people knew that things would become shockward. Melanie had consumed more than her share of bubbly and spoke slurringly, but clearly into the microphone. She was bitter because Melodie was marrying the only man that Melanie had ever loved...the groom, James. Not only did she declare her undying love for him, she announced that she was carrying his baby and wanted him to leave Melodie for her. Even the dance band striking up "YMCA" could not divert people from this debacle.

Etymology: Shock (an unpleasant or disappointing surprise;the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally) & Awkward (hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment;not at ease socially; unsure and constrained in manner)

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Bantersnitch

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: BAN - ter - snich

Sentence: In her mindless and sometimes treacherous manner, Laverne once again found a most inopportune time to bantersnitch very revealing personal and private secrets about her best friend, Constance.

Etymology: Blend of 'banter' (idle talk) and 'snitch' (tattle). Also a play on 'bandersnatch': a person of uncouth or unconventional habits, attitudes, etc., esp. one considered a menace, nuisance, or the like.

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Wrenchtoast

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: renchtōst

Sentence: Most guests at the wedding were shocked when the maid of honor delivered an alcohol-enhanced wrenchtoast, detailing every foible of the newlyweds. The two divorce lawyers in attendance were practically giddy.

Etymology: wrench i.e. monkey wrench (sabotage) + French toast (bread coated in egg and milk and fried) + toast (a call to a gathering of people to raise their glasses and drink together in honor of a person or thing)

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Distake

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: distāk

Sentence: Letting Joan have a mic at the gathering was a big distake. Maybe it was an tacky to have a bull roast wake but Joan's alcohol-enhanced "roast" of the deceased was beyond tasteless. The silence was deafening.

Etymology: dis (act or speak in a disrespectful way toward) + mistake (an action or judgment that is misguided or wrong)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-04: 00:00:01
Today's definition is inspired by Miranda's moment of honesty during the Wedding Rehearsal scene in the Sex in the City ~ James

scrabbelicious - 2012-01-06: 01:44:00
Nice. The bride's annals inndeed.