Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 22:57

couplezilla

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

couple +‎ -zilla

NounEdit

couplezilla (plural couplezillas)

  1. (usually humorous) A couple who, in the course of planning their wedding, display difficult, selfish, narcissistic behaviour relating to the event.
    • 1999 3 June, Peggy Galbraith, “Re: cake...”, alt.wedding, Usenet:
      > However, I still think a wedding is one of the few times a couple can be
      > completely selfish and think of themselves only.
      Oh no, COUPLEZILLA!
    • 1999 24 August, Wende A. Feller, “Re: Coordinator Update!”, alt.wedding, Usenet:
      You're probably a great relief to work with after some of the couplezillas she's inevitably seen. The last real doozy of a story I heard was the groom who insisted that they MUST have an aisle runner because they were paying $10,000 for the wedding and had to have everything just so.
    • 2000 31 January, Z. Santiago, “Re: Cheif Bridesmaid needs help! (LONG)”, alt.wedding, Usenet:
      Then, no they're not wrong at all, they're being a couplezilla.
      []
      I say.. Couplezilla go ahead and embrace your zilla-ness. This is the stuff that makes great wedding horror stories...
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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