malternative

malternative
A worse alternative; another option that is unpreferable.
The word originates from Malternatives, non-alcoholic malt-based drinks that are touted as an alternative to beer.
Being non-alcoholic, they're not a pleasant option.

My girlfriend kicked me out of the house yesterday.

I'll have to beg for her forgiveness. The only malternative is to move back to my parent's house.


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