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'I wonder who keeps leaving these empties in the fridge'

DEFINITION: v. To leave a minute quantity of something in a bottle or container. n. A person who never finishes off the last bit of milk, mustard or whatever, because they want to leave the job of replacing it to someone else.

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Emptier

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: emp tee r

Sentence: "Why is there always an almost empty bottle of something in the fridge, Doug? Ugh, you are such an emptier!"

Etymology: Empty

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Allgonif

Created by: theCountess

Pronunciation: All-gawn-if

Sentence: What allgonif didn't replace the toilet paper!?!?

Etymology: All gone: depleted, used up; gonif: yiddish noun meaning scoundrel

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Finishish

Created by: EpicButCrazy

Pronunciation: Fin-ish-ish

Sentence: She always finishishes the milk, just so somebody else has to deal with recycling the carton.

Etymology: finish-ish

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Siplitter

Created by: aljoseph

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology: sip plus litter

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Scrapulator

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: Scrap you later

Sentence: Luke was one of those people who would actually create work for himself procrastinating over household chores. Finding a condiment vessel in his pantry that had any more than a scrap of contents was nigh on impossible. When Sally went looking for Vegemite and found not one but seven almost empty jars she exclaimed "Luke! When *will* you scrap all this detritus?" To which Luke replied "Oh, I'll do it later". And thus his nickname was born.

Etymology: The mindset of the scrapulator: eh, I'll scrap you later

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COMMENTS:

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:42:00

Also the detritus being 'scrap' and the person being one who scraps.. leaving them all over. - dochanne, 2009-05-15: 04:17:00

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Remnut

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: rihm-nuht

Sentence: With great pride, her widower dad had always considered himself frugal--he paid his bills on time, he didn't buy anything on credit, he saved every nut and bolt from every house he ever lived in, he had re-soled shoes from the 1960's he might wear again. It carried over into the fridge which she cleaned when she felt brave enough. In that cold and usually dark place, she would find shriveled halves of tomatoes, mold-laden cheese, jars with one or two olives or pickles floating around, several containers with an inch of milk and unknown liquid remaining, heels of bread, packaged globs of what used to be spinach. She sighed at these remnants of meals past. Her dear old dad was a remnut! At least he was making good food choices.

Etymology: Using REMNANT, meaning a usually small part or trace remaining + NUT, meaning a foolish, eccentric or crazy person

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl I love words that are fun to say. - mrskellyscl, 2009-05-14: 14:30:00

like this word. - mweinmann, 2009-05-15: 08:50:00

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Judgedregg

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: juj drehg

Sentence: Judgedregg could be found by following the nearly-empties across the park.

Etymology: judge dread, dregs

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Specktraitor

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: spek - tray - tor

Sentence: When it comes to cleaning out the fridge and replacing old containers and bottles, Jerry is merely a specktraitor. He watches Betsy do this job herself because he is lazy and sometimes purposely leaves just a speck of something just so he won't have to replace it.

Etymology: speck (the tiniest amount, just barely noticeable; smaller than a pinch) spectator (One who observes), traitor (double-crosser)

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COMMENTS:

All specktraitors will be shot! - Nosila, 2009-05-14: 18:45:00

petaj they just love sitting back and watching someone else clean out the fridge - petaj, 2009-05-15: 05:38:00

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Slackovers

Created by: griffiegrrl

Pronunciation: Slack-overs

Sentence: Marie was mad that John left so many slackovers in the fridge for her to take care of.

Etymology: Slacking, Left-overs

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COMMENTS:

Good word :) You've got my vote! I LIKE it! - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-14: 10:57:00

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Refillaphobe

Created by: logan260

Pronunciation: re-fill-a-fobe

Sentence: Both of my sons are refillaphobes....every time I go to get a sip of milk out of the carton, two drops triclke down my frustrated throat.

Etymology: refill......self explanatory "phobe" from the word "phobia" which is associated with fears of certain actions, or circumstances.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-14: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx Thank you metrohumanx ~ James

readerwriter - 2009-05-14: 09:17:00
I detect some venting going on here today! Thanks, Metro...

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2009-05-18: 02:03:00
Yes, you are correct.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-11-25: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

remistram - 2010-11-25: 08:45:00
good one! i live with one of these types