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Blubbernation

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bluhb-er-ney-shuh n

Sentence: After moving to Maine Jose was always cold, even in the summer. It wasn't until his friend Joan told him about blubbernation, the consumption of copious quantities of fatty food, that he warmed up. Now he's warm though he does look like he's wearing a parka even with his shirt off.

Etymology: blubber (the fat layer between the skin and muscle of whales) + hibernation (to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition, as bears and certain other animals)

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Snowbese

Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: snow - bese

Sentence: Too many beavertails during his winter trip to Ottawa, left Pierre feeling snowbese. A few days of skiing in the Gatineaus would sort him out.

Etymology: snow + obese

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Seasonseatings

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Seez-ons-eet-ings

Sentence: As Sue heard the cold wind whistling through the gap in the kitchen window, she reached for another plateful of stew and dumplings. She wasn't bothered about the calorie count as she had convinced herself that it was seasonseatings time again and she must be prepared for the harsh winter ahead.

Etymology: Season(one of four divisions of the year, Spring, Summer, Autumn and WINTER) + Eating(consuming food, chewing and swallowing) = Seasonseatings

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Hiberglut

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: hy-ber-glut

Sentence: With both of them feeling the need to hiberglut in order to put on an extra layer of blubber for the winter, Harry and Harriet would compete with one another, consuming as many high fat, high calorie foods as possible during the autumn months and especially at Thanksgiving and other holiday meals.

Etymology: Blend of 'hibernate' (to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition) and 'glut' (to feed or fill to satiety; sate)

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Ignorounce

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: igg no rowns

Sentence: Her profound ingorounce insulated her against dietery depression almost as well as it insulated her body against attacks from either frostbite or suitors.

Etymology: ignorance, ounce

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COMMENTS:

excellent Galway - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-21: 10:56:00

Very inventive & great blend! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 16:38:00

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Lardassimilate

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: lar-das-sim-i-late

Sentence: Coming from L.A., Sue thought she would need to assimilate a lot of calories to survive a Minnesota winter so she ate a lot of French Fries, Burgers and Twinkies. These enabled her to lardassimilate herself into the culture.

Etymology: lard: rendered fat often used for frying foods = lardass: word for obese, particularly in one's backyard + assimilate: to absorb nutrients into the body after digestion; to become absorbed into a culture or society

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Snowpholstery

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sno fols ter ee

Sentence: Anna always ate a lot more as winter grew near. She knew she'd need some snowpholstery to get through the long winter and keep warm.

Etymology: Snow (winter's precipitation) & Upholstery (padding; extra comfort)

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Lipoinsulation

mamallama

Created by: mamallama

Pronunciation: LI-po-in-su-LA-shun

Sentence: No, I'm not gaining weight... it's just lipoinsulation for the winter.

Etymology: lipo = fat + insulation = stuff that keeps you warm

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COMMENTS:

mamallama First time caller! - mamallama, 2007-11-21: 16:01:00

Welcome-enjoy the game. Good start! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 17:40:00

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Flabdicate

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: FLAB-di-keyt

Sentence: Roxie was a "fausse maigre" who, to calorie-proof herself against the "harsh" Australian winter, flabdicated with fattitude!

Etymology: 1.Flabdicate: flab(fat) & abdicate (give up the responsibility for ..flab.) 2.Fausse maigre: One who looks thin, but in reality is fat. 3. Fattitude: A positive attitude displayed by an overweight person towards their own body. (I Smirt, U Stooze, They Kr

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funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-21: 10:51:00

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Smorgashoard

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation:

Sentence: When the first snow fell, she enjoyed her biggest smorgashoard of the season.

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle Terrific!! - libertybelle, 2007-11-21: 09:41:00

Great word! She seems to have a liking for Viking! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 17:29:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-10-20: 09:35:00
good standard today:)

Nuwanda - 2008-10-20: 22:51:00
Does anyone else get an error message when trying to vote sometimes? I think it keeps counting the votes I am trying to cast even though it comes up with a long string of unintelligible text.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-16: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

'May I have the sweet potato fries? '

DEFINITION: v., To not feel guilty about all the weight you're putting on, because you need all the extra calories you can get, to survive the harsh winter climate. n., A type of fat gained by mammals in preparation for winter hibernation.

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