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'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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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: speer/it

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

Etymology: spear + spirit + it

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Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: pyoo-tehn-suh-lan-uh-muhs

Sentence: When Elaine grabbed a fried mozarella stick off the sampler plate without using the fork Jerry had set on it, Jerry slapped her hand and squeeled like a small girl. "Jerry, you're such a putensillanimous little twit!" she replied before licking all his silverware.

Etymology: pusillanimous, utensil

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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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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sil-vur-hore

Sentence: It was true that Joe was a silverwhore, but using forkplay on his pizza slices and toast ultimately led to him shedding 10 pounds.

Etymology: silverware, whore


You caught me. I've used forkplay on a pizza before. Funny word Purp! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-09: 10:03:00

Don't be ashamed, I did that yesterday to a messy pizza, then I threw caution to the wind and grabbed it by the crust. - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-09: 15:25:00

and it made his culinary experience so much more satisfying - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 16:21:00


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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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Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: ma-nuh-nip-yuh layt

Sentence: Bill was mannanipulative with his food. He was utensilly compulsive and needed to have his food on a plate with dividers so his different foods couldn't come into contact with each other.

Etymology: manna + manipulate


so if he ate a banana he would be bananamannanipulative - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 15:12:00

Apart from being "utensilly," Bill seems to be a bit ueightsilly! Nice blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-09: 18:34:00


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Created by: dogran

Pronunciation: IL-TACT-Il-IAN

Sentence: See Fred over there, He's Iltactillian, very unfortunate for his wife.

Etymology: tactile-touch + negative prefix + suffix

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Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: KUTT-lurr

Sentence: Richard was such a cutler that he once tried to eat popcorn with a knife and fork when we went to the cinema.

Etymology: cutlery - y, sounds like butler

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kuht-luh-ree-dik-yuh-luhs

Sentence: Hugo has a problem with getting anything on his hands. He washes them at least 10 times a day, more often if he happens to touch something icky. When he eats he becomes cutleridiculous, never allowing any food to touch his hands.

Etymology: cutlery (utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons, used at the table for serving and eating food) ridiculous (stupid, funny)

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Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: hi per cut ler aiz

Sentence: It was always fun to nudge him because when Doug ate popcorn he tended to hypercutlerize and use a fork.

Etymology: hyper + cutlery


forkenstein - Nosila, 2010-02-04: 23:55:00


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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