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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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Gorgery

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: ˈgȯrj-rē

Sentence: Alice was a master of Gorgery. She figured 5 licks off of a Chicago Deep Dish Pizza slice would equate to only 3 hours on the Stairmaster tonight. Well, 2 if you dont swallow the flavorful spit.

Etymology: Blend of "Gorge" An instance of gluttonous eating + "Forgery" to make or imitate falsely with intent to defraud

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Abnibble

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Ab Nib Ball

Sentence: It is really difficult to live with Kate, especially her abnibble attitude to food and diet, she scrutinises every single thing I attempt to eat.

Etymology: Abnormal + Nibble = Abnibble Abnormal, not the usual, extremely or excessively large. Nibble, to take a small bite, to eat or chew small amounts.

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Gourmandate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: goŏrmändāt

Sentence: Rudy has tried every diet that has come down the pike. The latest? The gourmandate. You eat as many dates as you possibly can on the theory that you overwhelm the digestive system so that it can’t possibly process the excess. Has he lost any weight? What do you think?

Etymology: gourmand (a person who enjoys eating and often eats too much) + mandate (an official order or commission to do something) + date (a sweet, dark brown, fruit)

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Antinonvoraltry

Created by: ngrzeda

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Vegebation

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: veg/uh/bey/shun

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

Etymology: vegetarian + libation; vegebation -n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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COMMENTS:

veganomics - Nosila, 2010-01-14: 15:49:00

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Noshematics

Created by: jadenguy

Pronunciation: nosh em at ix

Sentence: It was a miracle Janice was even alive; a string of sustenance superstition superceded sanity as she strained strombole through silk. for every meal, three square. her noshematics were often of much interest to the others aboard the station, but they were nothing compared to Marko's troughorensics.

Etymology: nosh + schematics

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COMMENTS:

simply startling she survived - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 11:14:00

some say she should'a seen some scythe surprise... - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 12:46:00

strained stromboli sounds somewhat soupy - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 14:44:00

supposedly so. - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 15:07:00

petaj I've heard of others with a scientific approach. Bobby liked to have his portions weighed to the microgram and examined under an electron microscope on the plate to look for faults. He was into platetechtronics. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:02:00

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Treadmealing

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: TRED meel ing

Sentence: Harold hadn't lost any weight treadmealing because as his mileage increased so did the elaborateness of his buffets.

Etymology: sounds like treadmill: the exercise machine. tread (to walk) + meal (portion of food taken at one time)

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Unoshnique

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

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COMMENTS:

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

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

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Idiosyncrasticate

Created by: Clayton

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

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

Etymology: idiosyncrasy + masticate

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COMMENTS:

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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Tonguetried

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tung tryde

Sentence: When Tilly was on one of her famous diets, she would only lick her food, not bite or chew it. She told her friends it helped her lose weight when she tonguetried her meals in this manner.

Etymology: Tongue (a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity) & Tried (attempted,tested) & WordPlay on Tongue-tied (unable to speak from shyness embarassment or surprise)

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Comments:

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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