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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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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: 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: karenanne

Pronunciation: sil ver wayr ISS toe crat

Sentence: He was a silverwaristocrat like his father before him. Not only was he born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he insisted on being fed with it as soon as he was offered solid food. His first sentence was, "Eww, no touch my food!"

Etymology: silverware + aristocrat


Unforkettable! - Nosila, 2010-02-04: 23:54:00


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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: 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: 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: Daneslarue

Pronunciation: Yoo-Ten-Siff-Aye

Sentence: I find it quite irritating when people utensify pieces of candy.

Etymology: From Utensil

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Created by: Brett




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Created by: ajnemajrje

Pronunciation: Hands-Free-Ter

Sentence: I never knew John was a Handsfreater until i saw him eat a choclate bar with a knife and fork.

Etymology: Contraction of Hands Free Eater

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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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