Verboticism: Dissinturpretation

'It's tricky, her knees are pressed together...'

DEFINITION: To overlook or misinterpret non-verbal cues, like body language, which often reveal what a person is truly thinking or feeling.

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Created by: deadpanwalking

Pronunciation: DISS-in-tur-pret-a-shun

Sentence: When Esmerelda asked for the check before the entre arrived, her actions were dissinturpreted to mean she was asking her guest to retire to her place.

Etymology: Disrespect + inturpretation

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