Verboticism: Spousejoust

'There's no way a guy with a mono-brow is marrying my daughter!'

DEFINITION: n. A chosen mating partner who is not well-accepted by one's parents. v. To fight with one's parents over the selection of a suitable mate.

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Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: spows-jowst

Sentence: Helen carefully checked Hank's mowhawk before knocking on her parents' door. If they were going to spousejoust then she wanted her sweetheart to look his best.

Etymology: spouse + joust (a personal combat or competition)

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Comments: Spousejoust

grasshopper - 2007-06-22: 11:26:00
got my vote =-)

serendipity9000 - 2007-06-22: 13:21:00
Thanks grasshopper, glad you liked it!

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-22: 16:40:00
Once the door opened did it turn into Stevenson0's wrestlemateia