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Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: new-tra-bing-o; new-tra-binj

Sentence: Hamish didn't know Nutrabingo was the latest fad in dieting. It made eating a game. Yes, a game! The player, or eater, could play solitarily or with others. The game involved gathering bits of nutrition of as many colors as possible on a base of pizza crust and licking them off. Extra points were given for foods of secondary colors. Points were lost if any of the crust was eaten. Whoever got full first yelled "Nutrabingo!" And everyone laughed which is good for digestion. You could laugh, too, even if you were eating alone. It was a complicated and ever-evolving game, but very rewarding as the pizza base could be used over and over again. Even so, Cerise couldn't blame Hamish--she had just found out about Nutrabinging herself. She loved the game almost as much as she loved playing Verbotomy.

Etymology: nutrabingo: noun, from a combination of nutrition + the game of Bingo; nutrabinge: verb, from a combination of nutrition and binge


metrohumanx That pepperoni was a little gamey... - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 03:28:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: veg/uh/bey/shun

Sentence: Vegebation is the peculiar ritual Jenny practises. She is a vegetarian who only drinks her food. She juicers all her vegetables and tofu together and drinks her meals. Vegebation is part of the 'X-Man' cultasy which proclaims that this activity will reduce the side effects of youthanesia and prevent wear and tear on teeth and reduce facial aging lines from chewing.

Etymology: VEGEBATION - noun - fro VEGETARIAN (a person who does not eat meat) + LIBATION (the act of drinking; the drinking of a liquid offering as a religious ritual)


metrohumanx Excellent ento! At least she's not reduced to mastication. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 03:36:00

Eggcellent - Mustang, 2008-08-13: 08:23:00

great combo - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:27:00


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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: rich/chew/a/less/tic

Sentence: The richewalesstic method involves a tic like motion which causes one to chew less and therefore absorb fewer calories.

Etymology: rich + chew + less + tic + ritualistic


Sucking the marrow there owly. Bon apetit! - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-14: 11:00:00


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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: dih-VID-ee-oh-PHAGE-ee-AT-rick

Sentence: Oliver would be the first to admit he had a few caloric intake issues and a hardy appetite, but his pal Laurel had taken a quantum leap into the bizarre world of MICROINGESTION. She seemed to believe that smaller portions, taken more frequently but in greater quantity would enable her to reduce her vast waistband. Her tragically DIVIDIOPHAGIATRIC behavior extended to the belief that ingesting a hundred jello shots was less intoxicating than a small tumbler of Wolfschitt Vodka. Laurel's morning bowl of steam was usually followed by nine hundred Cheerios she had diligently laid out the night before. For dessert, she limited herself to one AEROGELATO and a fistful of mini-M&Ms...Fortunately, Ollie took her to the mental hospial, where she spends her days in the DIVIOPHAGIATRIC ward, counting Sen-Sens and swapping Mini-Chicklets with the patients. Laurel managed to lessen her gross tonnage, but it was probably the hospital food - NOT the pretzel stix that did it.

Etymology: DIVide+IDIO+PHAGE+iatric= DIVIDIOPHAGIATRIC___DIVIDE:to reduce into discrete yummy portions___ -IDIO:suffix, Greek, from idios — : one's own : personal : separate : distinct___PHAGE: Greek -phagos one that eats, from -phagos ___-IATRIC: of or relating to (such) medical treatment or healing


metrohumanx You can't get there from here: - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 03:21:00

with such an excellent etymology this should be in a dictionary - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:30:00

metrohumanx Thanks J-wok. Good ento, but the word lacks MOXIE....that certain appeal that makes for a snappy Verbotomy. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 19:50:00


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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: di-et-scare-y

Sentence: Marie's dietscary requirements consisted of whatever wacko fad-diet she read about in the supermarket check-out. One day she would eat nothing but papaya, another day, nuts and twigs. At least she never had to worry about her lunch being stolen.

Etymology: diet: a regulated system of food for health or cosmetic reasons + dietary: a system or regimen of diet + scary: frightening

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Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: id-ee-uh-sing-KRAS-ti-keyt

Sentence: Timothy's obsessive idiosyncrastication bordered on the pigoutlandish.

Etymology: idiosyncrasy + masticate


petaj He sounds like a compulsive obnoxious when it comes to food. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 04:01:00

Timothy should get together with Galwaywegian's character - sort of a Jack Sprat scenario - they'd chew and lick the platter clean - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 09:07:00

Timothy could masticate And Gal could lick and suck And so betwixt the two of them The lunch was out of luck - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 11:29:00

Timothy could eat a cake, and Gal could lick the bowl. But neither did so modestly. They had no self-control. - Clayton, 2007-06-20: 17:19:00

petaj Timothy could chew like mad, and Gal would snort it up. Chomp, grind, smack, slurp, lick, sip, sup. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:29:00


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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: yoo-NOSH-neek

Sentence: Although Bob often chewed his food 82 times before swallowing, and even suggested that humans could survive on air and water alone, his most wacky unoshnique was the claim that any food and, in particular, pizza and ice-cream eaten between meals, didn't contribute to weight gain.

Etymology: Blend of UNIQUE & NOSH: food; nibble; snacking between meal & TECHNIQUE


great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:32:00

U R Unique! - Nosila, 2008-08-14: 00:31:00


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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: bin-ge-nib-eler

Sentence: When the doctor told Monica that she was obese and advised her to lose weight, she went home and devised, what she thought, was a foolproof plan. She decided to use the bingenibbler method which involved taking very small bites of food while still consuming exactly the same amount as before.

Etymology: Binge(excessive eating) + Nibble(to take small bites, gently bite at) = Bingenibbler


wouldn't that be nice if it worked? - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:34:00


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Created by: rephil

Pronunciation: kahn-stih-PUL-zhun

Sentence: Ada's numerous constipulsions meant that the waiter's order read like a manual for diffusing a bomb -- which, in fact, it was.

Etymology: compulsion -- an irrational need to do something; consume -- to use, eat; constipation -- a condition where the digestion is stuck in a particular state. Verb: (irr.) Constipuleat


Too bad you can't enter both the noun and verb forms of the definition! - rephil, 2007-06-20: 10:00:00

I like the sound of both of them! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 10:12:00


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Created by: wisedude321

Pronunciation: Riffle-eet

Sentence: To avoid gaining wait many people Wriffleat

Etymology: Created by Wisedude321 on June 20, 2007

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 01:30:00
Today's definition was inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Rollback. It may be science fiction, but when Rob gets rolling you can't help but laugh at the details of our daily lives -- like eating pizza. Rollback's pizza moment starts off with, "She was used to the way her husband ate pizza, but couldn't actually say she liked it", and then jumps right into the gory details. Thanks Rob! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 04:41:00
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'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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