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Created by: fourgirls

Pronunciation: Ū-tĕn-sĭl-īzĕr

Sentence: Look at Craig. After graduating from finishing school, he can't seem to stop himself from utensilizing his potato wedges.


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Created by: egyptodd

Pronunciation: you-ten-sil-if-ehr-ay-shun

Sentence: Though it saves you from grease accidents when eating pizza, utensiliferation can cause arthritis and cramping.

Etymology: utensil + proliferation

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Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: tool fool

Sentence: Ray Rachael was always peeved when Gordon toolfooled everything he ate, even when it was a liquid that should just be sipped

Etymology: tool: utensil + fool (stupid, ignorant)

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Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: AY-nuhl-yoo-TEHN-siv

Sentence: He was so analutensive, he brought out his own sterile pack of silverware at the Ethiopian restaurant, where he was meeting his fiance's parents for the first time. Soon thereafter, his embarrassed fiance ripped him a new one, and the next day he underwent cutlerectal surgery. (cutlery + colorectal)

Etymology: anal-retentive + utensil


You got to the BOTTOM of things Scrab! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-09: 09:54:00

very clarsey - rikboyee, 2007-10-09: 19:13:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kut ler ex tree mist

Sentence: Freddy was a cutlerextremist. He never used his fingers but only used cutlery to eat all his food. Mona his girlfriend could put up with a lot, but she drew the line when he brought his silverware to eat popcorn at the movie house!

Etymology: Cutlery (silverware, eating utensils) & Extremist (a person who holds extreme views)

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Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Spoo-nosh

Sentence: Timothy cast his eye across the back of the packet and down past the ingredients. "Boil-in-the-bag Pizza. Suitable for Spoonoshers"

Etymology: Spoon - Cutlery used to scoop food. Nosh - food (sl.)

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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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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


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


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: im plem ent ill

Sentence: George's insistance on eating all his foods with a knife, spoon and/or fork was considered instrumentill by his friends. His phobia about not touching his food was especially painful to watch when he ate popcorn, chocolate bars and mixed nuts.

Etymology: Implement (utensil,piece of equipment used as a means to an effect)&Ill (sick;not well;unfavourable;with disapproval) - WordPlay on instrumental (serving or acting as a means or aid)

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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: sil-ver-wair-ee

Sentence: i knew when he brought a knife and fork to pizza hut that he must be quite silverwary

Etymology: silverware, wary


I especially like this one because in a way, it's similar to mine (cutleery). - Osomatic, 2007-10-09: 14:23:00

Sounds like he's a bit of silvertail to me! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-09: 18:38:00


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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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