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'Wow! My brainwaves are melting cheese!'

DEFINITION: v. To pace, stare or drool in front of your stove or microwave, in an effort to use sheer willpower to make your food cook faster. n. A watched pot, pie or pudding.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: eh gone

Sentence: he would regularly eggon the food in his microwave, convinced the warm feeling in his head was his brain adding extra heat to the oven, rather than vice versa.

Etymology: to egg on, to encourage


petaj Nice one - but I don't have any votes left today :-( - petaj, 2007-04-24: 23:39:00


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Created by: iwasatripwire

Pronunciation: gar-dee-frost

Sentence: Guardefrosting Hot Pockets has become a regular hobby of mine, and it works! I've managed to reduce microwave time from 4 minutes to 3:45.

Etymology: guard + defrost

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: glowt/meel

Sentence: His morning breakfast consisted of gloatmeal and juice

Etymology: gloat (stare) + oatmeal

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: telly-KITCH-en-e-sis

Sentence: Uri, if you really must use your telekitchenesis skills at least put them to good use. Save us some electricity instead of just bending spoons and forks.

Etymology: telekinesis + kitchen


nice reference - Jabberwocky, 2007-04-24: 12:19:00


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Created by: playdohheart

Pronunciation: Ma-cro-way-t

Sentence: I know "a watched pot never boils" but I still can never resist the urge to marcowait.

Etymology: Microwave, Macro, Wait

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: belēkinēsis

Sentence: Jordan believes that he possesses bellykinesis. When he is hungry his gut makes more noise than an amorous bullfrog. He somehow believes that the resulting sound waves added to microwaves will lower the cooking time of his meal so he presses his ample tummy against the nuke box. Jordan was asked to not return to his corner sandwich shop when he tried to practice delikinesis.

Etymology: belly (the stomach, esp. as representing the body\'s need for food) + telekinesis (the supposed ability to move objects at a distance by mental power or other nonphysical means)

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Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: jeen - gree - leev

Sentence: Bobby can keep on staring at that piece of shit but jeangrelieving, honestly, won't turn that pile of crap to a Louvre masterpiece.

Etymology: Jean Grey (X-Men) + believe

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Created by: Jaxies

Pronunciation: /nu-row-my-crop-uh-thee/

Sentence: "By the pure power of neuromicropathy Ted's food was cooking faster than ever. He knew he was on to something here - if he could only stare through the food..."

Etymology: Neurology + microwave + homeopathy

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Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: kook-look

Sentence: Unimpressed with the alacrity of his microwave to defrost his frozen burrito, Bob resorted to giving his mealcicle the cooklook, willing it with his mind to get done an astonishing .005 seconds faster.

Etymology: cook, look, and rhymes with cookbook


petaj I suppose Bob also "looked steak knives" instead of daggers. - petaj, 2007-04-24: 05:33:00


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Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: En espanol, pinche guero.

Sentence: Dude, I totally yoquieroquesoed that burrito last night, I ate the whole thing before I realized the power was out.

Etymology: I want it, you want it, if you don't, you don't even know what's up. Sorry, find out.

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-24: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Osomatic.
Thank you Osomatic! ~ James

Mustang - 2008-07-01: 08:09:00
The chef was no doubt a man of principle who would stick by his convections.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-10: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by Osomatic. Thank you Osomatic. ~ James