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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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Crumplejiltskin

Created by: crispianity

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Rindsternation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: rynd-styr-NAY-shun

Sentence: Melinda was frozen with rindsternation anytime she was faced with the prospect of eating the skin of any produce or animal, fearing that it would block up or otherwise harm her digestive system yet she couldn't bear throwing them away fearing they could bring some sort of harm to others.

Etymology: Blend of 'skin' (peel or rind) and 'consternation' (amazement or dismay that hinders or throws one into confusion)

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Huskfright

petaj

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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Noskinonmynose

Created by: brimuth

Pronunciation: nos-kinon-mainoze

Sentence: When I eat, noskinonmynnose kicks in to effect immediately.

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Skinsternation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: skin-ster-ney-shuhn

Sentence: Thelma was almost paralyzed with severe skinsternation anytime she was faced with the prospect of eating the skin of any produce or animal, fearing that it would block up or otherwise harm her digestive system.

Etymology: Blend of 'skin' and 'consternation ( A state of paralyzing dismay)

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COMMENTS:

good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-09: 07:03:00

vmalcolm Great! great word! - vmalcolm, 2008-09-09: 07:34:00

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Neurosiderm

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: noo-roh-sih-durm

Sentence: Elodie's neurosiderm centered around eating pears. She'll never get over the time she ate one right before she presented at work in front of her team and bits of pear skin stuck to the roof of her mouth and on to her front teeth.

Etymology: neurosis + derma

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Rindophobia

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: rind-o-foh-be-a

Sentence: Tim was such a rindophobic that he accused me of being Hannibal Lecter for trying to serve him potato skins.

Etymology: rind + ooohhhhh! + phobia

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COMMENTS:

Straight and clear. I tried the medical approach, but didn't really like the result: "chrotophobia" (chroto-Gk:skin)& "Phloephobia" Phloe-Gk: bark, rind, peel) - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-08: 18:55:00

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Hidermaphobia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hy derm a fobe eeya

Sentence: Heidi had Hidermaphobia and could not hide it. Whether she travelled to Hyderabad or Hernando's Hideaway, she could not eat the hide of any fruit or any vegetable. She could not hide from it. In fact her fear was so great, a-pare-entally she could not even peel them. The eyes on potatoes stared at her accusingly;eating cherries was the pits;beets had her beat;peas made her snap and she feared bananas a bunch. She'd turnip her nose at rutabagas; carrots made her want to top herself and onions made her cry. It was then no wonder that when the cute guy in Produce asked her to go out on a "date", she ran screaming from the grocery store! Now Heidi is in hiding.

Etymology: Hide(body covering of a living animal or the dressed skin of an animal) & Derma (the deep vascular inner layer of the skin) & Phobia (fear; an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations)

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Nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-09: 07:05:00

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Trepodation

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: trepädāshən

Sentence: Jan’s mom has some odd ideas about food. Just because she shopped at Whole Foods she thought you had to eat foods ”as is”. Peels, skins, rinds, and pods are not food in Jan’s opinion. It always left her with a sense of trepodation when Mom started to fix a meal. Last night? corn on the cob still in the husk. ”No shucking way”.

Etymology: trepidation (a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen) + pod (an elongated seed vessel of a leguminous plant such as the pea)

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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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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