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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: Roosje


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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Created by: deaninc

Pronunciation: in-ko-fo-lan-jest

Sentence: he's the incopholangist

Etymology: phalangy pertains to fingers, the prefix -co- refers to being against ones order, and -in- carries the negative

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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: 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


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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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: 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: 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: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ænəˈsoʊʃḷˌzṃ/

Sentence: Etymologically, "anasocialism" refers to any social norm or etiquette used in the wrong situation, but it is strongly associated the Society for Creative Anasocialism, and so it is rarely used to describe anything but the use of high-class table manners for eating low-class food.

Etymology: ana- + social + -ism

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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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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