Verboticism: Regrectacles

'Wow! She never looked that good when I was dating her...'

DEFINITION: n., A syndrome afflicting the recently separated in which the "ex" (i.e. ex-boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, ex-husband, or even an ex-mother-in-law) appears to be more attractive than ever before. v., To be attracted to your "ex".

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Regrectacles

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: ree GREK tuh kuhls

Sentence: Harold thought his "ex" looked more beautiful than ever as he watched her through his rose colored regrectacles.

Etymology: (regret: a sense of longing for someone gone) + (spectacles: eyeglasses

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Rhyme79 - 2012-10-19: 12:28:00
Clever! Drawing on the beer-goggles idea. :)

Discoveria - 2012-10-19: 17:00:00
Hilarious idea!