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Ironisize

Created by: dmartinb

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Moribanned

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: more I banned

Sentence: Denise was becoming paranoid due to her moribanned state - cigarettes and martini's had taken their toll. By way of compensation she had taken to a strictly ascetic dietary regime, and tried to remind herself of her fathers last words of advice: The more I banned, the more I ...

Etymology: From moribund, as in close to death

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I tried to cheapun it up this week, if you catch my drift ... - emdeejay, 2010-02-05: 08:29:00

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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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Contrajunkie

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

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

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Depoisongreenivate

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: dee-poi-zuhn-green-ih-vayt

Sentence: To make up for the drinking binge he depoisongreenivated for an entire month - only consuming a concoction of beets and cranberries.

Etymology: de-poison-green

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Vicetarian

Created by: MadTripper

Pronunciation: vahys-i-tair-ee-uh n

Sentence: Becoming a vicetarian is fairly easy if you don't mind following up a night of vodka shooters with a bed of baby spinach and sprouts.

Etymology: vice vegetarian

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COMMENTS:

Wow, what a phenomenal first word. Welcome. Say hi to Craig. - fourgirls, 2007-10-10: 12:42:00

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Alcorexic

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: al coh erk sik

Sentence: al was a 22 stone alcorexic, drank beer, wine, gin, vodka and anything they gave out for half price during the happy hour. he ate only aspirin.

Etymology: alocholic, anorexic

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scary picture - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-10: 12:34:00

good word - Nosila, 2008-09-10: 21:40:00

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Eatonement

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: eet-ohn-muhnt

Sentence: Ken underwent eatonement every year after he and his old highschool buddies had their annnual "live like the 1970's" weekend. After 48 hours of living like he was 16 again he would eatone by eating only rhubarb and radishes for 3 days and having a high colonic.

Etymology: eat + atonement

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-10: 10:18:00

Eatonement is fantastic. I'm still recovering from the 70's - might try Ken's remedy! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-10: 17:32:00

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Hypocrunk

Created by: Double

Pronunciation: hippo-krunk

Sentence: Mandy, a typical hypocrunk, scolded Jim about eating his "artery-clogging" fried chicken as she swilled down her fifth martini.

Etymology: Hypocrite + Crunk

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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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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

'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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