PRONUNCIATION: (BO-vuh-riz-em)

MEANING: noun: A romanticized, unrealistic view of oneself.

ETYMOLOGY: From Emma Bovary, the title character in Gustave Flaubert’s 1857 novel Madame Bovary. Earliest documented use: 1902.

OVARISM - an egg fetish

ABOVARISM - taking the high road

BOKARISM - insisting on strong dark coffee in a black A&P bag (disestablished 2012) frown
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