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'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Dermoconservator

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

Sentence: While the fingcutler ate his Peking duck, the dermoconservator started to panic.

Etymology: Dermo = skin conservate = to save

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Perhfable

Created by: lalaland

Pronunciation: Peer-fah-ble

Sentence: Angel peeled the skin of the apple for she is very Perhfable.

Etymology: Origin-American. In the 1700's, Perhfable really meant "The fear of eating Fruits and Vegtibles" but in 1924 It changed to mean "The fear of eating the peel or rines of fruits and vegtibles"

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Shunappealing

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: shun a peeling

Sentence: Animal or vegetable, Christine just could not bring herself to consume the epidermis of her convestibles. I mean really! Consider where it has been! She found it very shunappealing.

Etymology: shun - to avoid. unappealing - offputting. peeling - (possibly) discarded skin of fruit/vegetable

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Unapeeling

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: uhn-uh-PEEL-ihng

Sentence: Just as Alex had an unapeeling approach to apples, he insisted that his girlfriend cut the crusts off his PBJs.

Etymology: unappealing + peeling

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COMMENTS:

like this one desribes it well - aigle101, 2007-10-17: 14:17:00

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Amy has sufferd from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: repulsion + skin

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COMMENTS:

I would not be at all surprised to find that Amy actually existed. I haven't gone down that road personally, but I could easily see someone developing a strong aversion like that. - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:56:00

They do exist: a former workmate had an extreme fastidiousness about the apple and pear skins. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-08: 18:33:00

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Rindawfulous

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: rynd of ful us

Sentence: Jackie lived in morbid fear of accidentally eating part of an apple peel, orange rind or other fruit covering skin. She thought of doing so made her feel rindawfulous.

Etymology: Rind (peel,skin) & Awful (causing fear or dread or terror) & WordPlay on Rhinocerous

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Skintolerance

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: skinn-TAWL-ur-unse

Sentence: Mina's skintolerance prevented her from eating apples unless they were completely peeled and cored.

Etymology: skin + intolerance

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Huskfright

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: husk-fry-t

Sentence: Nooooooo, I just can't bear the thought of accidentally getting corn silk in my teeth. It's a bad case of huskfright

Etymology: husk (outer covering) + fright

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COMMENTS:

corny...but cute - Nosila, 2010-02-03: 10:46:00

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Jenny has suffered from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: REPULSKIN - noun - from REPULSION (distaste, repugnance, or aversion by the thought, or presence of something) + SKIN (the external covering of an animal body, fruit, or vegetable)

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Treprindation

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: trep-i-rahyn-dey-shuh n

Sentence: Bill's mother didn't mean to give him treprindation but that's what happened. He now peels all of his food just because she trimmed the crust from his sandwiches. His wife, on the other hand, drives him just about crazy when she eats bananas peel and all and shrimp with shells intact.

Etymology: trepidation (anxiety, worry) + rind (covering)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-08: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-03: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James