Verboticism: Engearment

'I'm in love with these shoes.'

DEFINITION: To have a favorite article of clothing with which you develop a personal, and even a deeply fulfilling, relationship.

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Engearment

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: En-geer-ment

Sentence: It was a surprising and awkward situation, watching her propose to her one-of-a-kind opossum skin scarf.

Etymology: endear[ment] (to love; love for something) + gear/garment (clothing)

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Comments: Engearment

galwaywegian - 2007-07-09: 07:52:00
One person's roadkill...great word

Kyoti - 2007-07-09: 15:18:00
Yes, but if you shop at Neiman-Marcus, you have to pay on 90-day terms of engearment.