Verboticism: Giftmiffed

'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Rueverie

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: roo ver ree

Sentence: Noah was no stranger to heartache and yearning. When he spotted the pretty brunette in the park, he was filled with a sense of awe and hope. His hopes of happily-ever-after quickly faded to rueverie when she gave him heck for staring at her. His dreams were further crashed when the voice which assailed his ears was that of a man...

Etymology: Rue (feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) & Reverie (an abstracted state of absorption;absent-minded dreaming while awake;a sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment)

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Mishwish

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: mish-wish

Sentence: Jonny was playing his song on the street corner when he closed his eyes and mishwished for a huge hit. The last thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck and it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: mistaken wish

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Wishysquashy

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The drift of his desire was so misunderstood that he ended up getting a wishysquashy reaction.

Etymology: Wish + squash

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Wishlashing

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: wish lash ing

Sentence: he got such a wishlashing when he found out what happened.

Etymology: its like a backlash from a wish.

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Wishysquashy

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wishēskwäshē

Sentence: Wendel and Joanne are almost a perfect couple. Every time he presents one of his wishywashy ideas she is all too willing to give it a wishysquashy treatment. Should he ask for a back rub, she will give him one that leaves him with such a backache that he wishes he had never asked.

Etymology: wishy-washy (feeble or insipid in quality or character; lacking strength or boldness) + squash (firmly reject)

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Boomafy

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation:

Sentence: One beer left, but it was flat! Boomafied again!

Etymology: Boom from Boomarang to turn upon oneself, and fy, from gratify to gratify...

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Wishcompoo

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: wish-com-poo

Sentence: Jonny's wishcompoo was a bit messy. He was playing his song on his guitar on the street corner, when he closed his eyes and wished he had a huge hit. The next thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck. And it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: wish come true + poo

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Wishwarranty

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: wish/war/an/tee

Sentence: Regretfully, his "wishwarranty" did not cover this unexpected exigency.

Etymology: It's a pity that a "wish", like unrequited love, does not come with a no questions asked money-back guarantee.

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Wishfulthink

Created by: kevinrio

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Dohdream

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: Dough-Dream

Sentence: D'ohdream!, not again, I must be due one small dream to come true:(

Etymology: Remming together of 1)D'oh, exclamation of fury, discontent and general indignance made famous by Homer of the Simpsons 2)dayDream Chief activity of Walter Mitty and his decendents (mankind..not womankind mind)

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