n. the state of being partway between single and married; an indefinite period of time where you plan and put off the seemingly inevitable
Man #1: I’m engaged.
Man #2: Shit, man. She got you?
Woman #1: I’m engaged.
Woman #2: Oh my god! Oh my god! I’m so happy for you! Have you picked out your wedding dress yet? Hang on, I’ve gotta call Barbara and Michelle and Jessica and Holly and…
Gay Man #1: I’m engaged.
Gay Man #2: Oh god, that’s so fabulous! I totally knew you two were meant to be. It’s like your souls just color-coordinate, like all the time.
Britney Spears: I’m engaged.
General Public: Again?