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'Please don't eat that stuff in front of me.'

DEFINITION: v., To eat a strictly regulated diet in order to compensate for a complete lack of control when it comes to drinking. n., A smoker and drinker who becomes a vegan in order to "reverse the damage".

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Faddict

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fad dikt

Sentence: Beth was a faddict of any new diet that captured her imagination. She truly believed that eating vegan or other extreme diets would offset her dependence on smokes and drink. She would have had better luck on the vice cream diet, if there was such a thing!

Etymology: Fad (an interest followed with exaggerated zeal) & Addict (someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms)

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Ostrichificate

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: os trich' i fi kate -- accent on 2nd syllable

Sentence: After sending his kid brother to buy him another six-pack and a carton of smokes, Bruno ostrichificated by preparing his evening meal of crispy tofu nuggets with soymilk gravy, broccoli crowns braised in vegetable broth, and filtered water.

Etymology: ostrich (animal which is alleged to hide its head in the sand at the first sign of danger) + ificate (to cause to happen)

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Smokaholigan

Created by: Kat43

Pronunciation: Smoke-A-Hol-i-gan

Sentence: She had to go for an annual check up, but was still drinking and smoking, so she decided to become a Smokaholigan, which is an alcoholic, a smoker, and a vegan all in one

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Veganebriate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vee gan ee bree ayt

Sentence: Marsha's system to offset her drinking and smoking vices was to veganebriate herself. For each piece of lettuce, she would take a drink from her cocktail glass. This worked fine until the day in Mexico when she accidentally drank the worm in the tequila bottle...

Etymology: Vegan (one whose strict diet consists of no animal or dairy foods) & Inebriate (a chronic drinker;become drunk or drink excessively)

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Equilibationism

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: eh-qui-lie-bay-shen-ism

Sentence: Jen, a strict equilibationist, was a regular at the Salad and Cigar Bar down the street from her office. Each day after work she and her vegan friends would meet during happy hour for organic cocktails, free-range Buffalo Tofu and Celery Crisps.

Etymology: equilibrize: compensate for or counterbalance; make up or adjust for + libation: an alchoholic drink + -ism: a suffix that denotes a distinct system of beliefs, logic or social movement such as vegetarianism, veganism, consumerism, etc.

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Contrajunkie

Created by: Roosje

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Sentence: The contrajunkie was fond of the smokey restaurant but couldn't stand the smell of the freshly baked muffins.

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Regastrolate

Created by: Nounsense

Pronunciation: rē-gă-strŏ-lāt'

Sentence: After a hedonistic week away in Europe, Helen desperately tried to regastrolate before her parents returned. // The fear of having to use an electrolarynx encouraged Carlos to become a fully-fledged regastrolate.

Etymology: derived from the Greek word gastronomia, γαστρονομία

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Winivorous

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wahy-niv-er-uhs

Sentence: Angie doesn't eat meat. She thinks it's cruel. She doesn't believe in it. She only consumes plants and fruit. And if that fruit happens to be fermented... I guess you could call her winivorous.

Etymology: wine (the fermented juice of grapes) + herbivorous (plant-eating)

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Vegetipple

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: vej-TIP-uhl

Sentence: Bob a prodigal son notorious for his late night lavish spending on food and drink; hypocritical for his pious preaching of the importance of daily vegetipple.

Etymology: Blend of VEGETABLE: any plant whose fruit, seeds, roots, tubers, bulbs, stems, leaves, or flower parts are used as food, as the tomato, bean, beet, potato, onion, asparagus, spinach, or cauliflower & TIPPLE: to drink intoxicating liquor, esp. habitually or to some excess.

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COMMENTS:

cute - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-10: 12:32:00

Love it... - Nosila, 2008-09-10: 21:42:00

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Overcompenseater

Created by: kearstin

Pronunciation: oh-ver-comm-pen-seat-rr

Sentence: I swear, Cindy is such an overcompenseater, she won't eat spinach "because it's green and [she] like, totally supports green things" but she drinks at least 6 midori sours every time we go out!!! What gives?

Etymology: over + compensate + eat

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-10: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you again remistram! And if you haven't noticed yet, let me tell you -- it's "Food Week" at Verbotomy ~ James

remistram - 2007-10-10: 08:45:00
I went to school with people like this.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-11: 01:42:00
I used to be a person like this, but I have given up on the vegetables. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-05: 00:44:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James