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Preculate

Created by: hendrixius

Pronunciation: /prek-u-late/

Sentence: Darren was sweating bullets after he incorrectly preculated that the young woman on the train was great with child.

Etymology: pregnant + speculate

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Embarrask

megaperl

Created by: megaperl

Pronunciation: emb-r-ask

Sentence: - You're pregnant, don't you? - Don't embarrask me with stupid questions, Bob!

Etymology: Embarrasing+Asking

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COMMENTS:

could apply to more one embarrassing question faux pas ... but I really liked it - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 14:23:00

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Prenatalapse

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /pree-neyt'-el-laps/

Sentence: Dennis had been expecting a raise until the night of the holiday party, before making a prenatalapse after being introduced to Mr. Roth's wife. He was guilty of a fetal-flaw, and now his hopes for a raise are no more expectant than Mrs. Roth herself.

Etymology: prenatal - preceding birth; pregnant (from Latin, prae- & nātālis) + lapse - a slip or error; also, a pause or break in continuity (from Latin, lāpsus)

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Fetalerror

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: fee-tal-ERR-or

Sentence: Mark knew he had made a fetalerror at the party when he congratulated Karen on her pregnancy. Karen coldly informed him that the celebration was for having lost five pounds that month with her Weight Watcher's group.

Etymology: Fatal error + Fetal

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Pregaffulate

Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: preg 'af yu layt

Sentence: Richard wasn't smart enough to keep his mouth shut after he pregaffulated Megan. He then called her fat. Well, it was nice knowing him.

Etymology: pregnant + gaffe + congratulate

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COMMENTS:

Nifty combobulation of those three words. Very apropos for the definition. Good job! - silveryaspen, 2007-12-13: 15:25:00

REALLY LIKE IT! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-13: 16:03:00

Very good verboticism! - Mustang, 2007-12-13: 19:01:00

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Notpregnantpause

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: not-preg-nuhnt-pawz

Sentence: The tension in the air was noticable during the notpregnantpause between the time when Jerry asked Carol she was due and moment she kicked him in the leg.

Etymology: Not: used to express negation, denial, refusal, or prohibition. + Pregnant Pause: Slang - Silence filled with suspense.

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Pregnarerroneous

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: pregnarerroneous - preg-ner-err-oh-ne -us

Sentence: To my pregnarerroneous quetion 'when is the baby due,' the lady huffily replied "I'm not pregnant, I'm just fluffy."

Etymology: pregnar - for pregnant. erroneous for mistakenly. Hence meaning mistakenly pregnant.

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COMMENTS:

Luv your daffynitions - keep them coming! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-13: 16:23:00

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Falsexpectation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fawls-ex-peck-TAY-shun

Sentence: Bradley made a huge faux pas with his falsexpectation comment to his boss's wife, Bernadette, about her 'pregnancy' when in fact she had gained some unwanted pounds and inches since the last time she had been seen by the office staff.

Etymology: Blend of false and expectation, with 'expectation' alluding to the condition of pregnancy.

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Regretnancy

Created by: jdsimp3684

Pronunciation: Re-gret-nin-see

Sentence: Bob was filled with great regretnancy after he was told that Sarah was not pregnant with twins.

Etymology: intr.

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Preggersgoof

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: PREG-guhs-GOOF

Sentence: Bob's chances for future promotion looked rather bleak when his preggersgoof, congratulating his boss's wife on her impending motherhood, turned to profound embarassment; for she, without a pregnant pause, told him that he was speaking from a misconception; and that, furthermore, both she and her husband were dinks- and intended to stay that way!

Etymology: Etymology: PREGGERS: Slang for pregnant & GOOF: to commit a faux pas or fault.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Hahaha....good one, O-bob! - metrohumanx, 2008-11-04: 09:04:00

nice to say - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-04: 13:00:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-13: 00:30:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang Thank you Mustang ~ James

silveryaspen - 2007-12-13: 14:19:00
very nice play on words ... but the meaning could be mistaken for a man's padded belly while playing Santa.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-01: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

rickki - 2011-02-05: 18:22:00
reverseolations

'Come on! You must be pregnant...'

DEFINITION: v., To enthusiastically congratulate a woman on her pending motherhood, only to be told that you are mistaken. n., The dashed expectations and pregnant silence that follows mistaken congratulations.

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