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Forkitude

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: fawrk-ih-tood

Sentence: Despite all the gawking and weird looks she ate her 3 scoop ice cream cone with confident forkitude and unwavering courage.

Etymology: fork + fortitude

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COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 16:16:00

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Squeamdish

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: squeem/dish

Sentence: A squeamdish person will always use utensils while preparing or eating food. People who criticize this eating disorder are know as dishrags.

Etymology: squeamish + dish

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COMMENTS:

Your squeamdish person sounds like they might need utensive care. Excellent word! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-09: 09:59:00

Beware of dishrags: they'll "knife" you! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-09: 18:35:00

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Fiddledfoodphobia

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: fid/dled/food/pho/bia

Sentence: Amy's two afflictions, repulskin and fiddledfoodphobia drove her boyfirend crazy. She couldn't eat at a restaurant unless she visited the kitchen to ensure all the cooks were wearing rubber gloves.

Etymology: fiddled with + food + phobia

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Fingcutler

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

Sentence: As the fingcutler enjoyed his large portion of Bejing duck, the family marched along half of the whole Chinese wall.

Etymology: fingers + cutlery

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Steriliphobe

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Steri-luh-fobe

Sentence: Overly concerned about germs on his food, Jerome became a steriliphobe

Etymology: Sterile - phobia

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Spearit

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: speer/it

Sentence: Dave didn't eat anything unless he could spearit.

Etymology: spear + spirit + it

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Fingerprude

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fing-er-prood

Sentence: Everyone at the bar stared at the fingerprude who asked for cutlery to eat her buffalo wings, celery and dip. "I just did my hair, nails and makeup and I don't want to look silly," she told them.

Etymology: wordplay on finger food-- prude: a person excessively concerned about propriety or decorum

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Finigast

Created by: Nonverbal

Pronunciation: fini gast

Sentence:

Etymology: finicky gastronome

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Eferable

Created by: lalaland

Pronunciation: Ee-fear-able

Sentence: Marcus put the hamburger down on the plate with tongs so no one could touch it. Then he took his knife and fork to cut up the hamburger.

Etymology: Greek. Started in the 1900's.

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Inessentialutensilization

maryamwebster

Created by: maryamwebster

Pronunciation: in-e-ssen-shul-u-TEN-sil-i-zay-shun

Sentence: "Mark exhibited inessentialutensilization when he used his cavir fork to consume the gummy bears."

Etymology: Inessential, meaning not necessary, utensil meaning eating implements and the -ization meaning to utilize.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-09: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

remistram - 2007-10-09: 09:59:00
I actually got the idea from a Seinfeld episode, the one where Elaine witnesses her boss Mr. Pitt eating a Snickers bar with a knife & fork.

MrDave2176 MrDave2176 - 2007-10-09: 10:53:00
I saw this in action on cruise ships with people who refused to eat from the buffet because all those dirty people" had touched the food.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-09: 23:22:00
I was thinking of using a chocolate bar in the comic, but then I remembered this girl from grade school who ate ants. Of course, she used her fingers. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-04: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

'Ewhh! You're eating chocolate-covered ants with a knife and fork!?'

DEFINITION: v., To use a knife and fork to eat foods like hamburgers, pizza, or pigeon wings, which are customarily consumed using one's hands. n., A person who is afraid to eat food touched by human hands.

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