mimsy

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Blend of miserable and flimsy

Adjective[edit]

mimsy (not comparable)

  1. (nonce word) A nonce word in Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky combining the senses of "flimsy" and "miserable".
    • All mimsy were the borogoves — Lewis Carroll, Jabberwocky
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Noun[edit]

mimsy (plural mimsies)

  1. (vulgar, slang) The vagina.
    • It seems plastic surgery for men is catching up in the lunacy stakes with the world of female plastic surgery, a place where you can fly to LA and get the shape of your vagina changed: what constitutes an appealingly shaped mimsy is something else to be filed under "unanswered questions", next to the one about who wants a huge pair of balls. — Alexis Petridis. "Nut Jobs?", The Guardian, 2008-08-30. Retrieved on 2008-10-08.

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