Verboticism: Younderyearning

'Well Doc, will I ever be young again?'

DEFINITION: v. To spend years and years wishing you could be young again, only to discover that it's actually happening, but not exactly as you imagined. n. The fear the you are getting so old that people will start treating you like a baby

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Created by: grasshopper

Pronunciation: you/ under/yre/ning

Sentence: I had to explain to my 10 yar old that her grandmother was not living vicariously but younderyerning.

Etymology: younder/days gone by, yearning/to want badly = younderyearning

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