Verboticism: Checkeredmate

'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: porsche

Pronunciation: check/urd/mayte

Sentence: Checkeredmate her father yelled every time she brought a new boyfriend home

Etymology: checkmate + checkered + mate

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Comments: Checkeredmate

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-22: 13:53:00
She misrook her boyfriend for a knight.

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-22: 16:37:00
and her father mistook him for a queen

petaj - 2007-06-22: 22:33:00
He was just a pawn in the conflict between her and her father, until she became board with him and castled him off.