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'I've been working out on this ab machine every day for a week'

DEFINITION: n. The creepy pounds that sneak onto your waist even though you've been exercising and watching what you eat. v. To exercise rigorously, diet fastidiously, and yet still gain weight.

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Corpugeal

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: n: corp'/u/jeel v: corp/u/jeel'

Sentence: Lisa could not believe that a box of Valentine chocolates could corpugeal on her butt so quickly or so thoroughly, especially since she had been running three miles a day since Fat Tuesday, 1998. Obviously she would need to be more fats-tedious about her diet.

Etymology: corpulent (fleshy, fat) + congeal (to solidify or jell)

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Fatstedious is a word I'll use a lot. Double kudos for two first-rate creates! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:19:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-19: 11:43:00

Fatstantistic word, Jamagra! - Nosila, 2008-03-21: 17:54:00

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Infatsyouate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: In - FATS - yoo - ayt

Sentence: When Sebastian saw how much 'girth' he'd gained in recent months he muttered to himself while staring, mouth agape, at his reflection in the mirror, "I know the problem is not systemic, it's infatsyouate, you big blob."

Etymology: Play on the word 'infatuate'. Infers being infatuated with rich, fatty foods.

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Elepants

Created by: wayoffcenter

Pronunciation: eləpəntz

Sentence: To say that John was large would be an understatement but he knew just where to shop for his stylish clothes. He went to a store that specialized in elepants.

Etymology: elephant (a heavy plant-eating mammal with a prehensile trunk, long curved ivory tusks, and large ears, native to Africa and southern Asia. It is the largest living land animal) + Pants (trousers)

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I know that artr used elepants in his sentence but I thought it was so much fun that it needed to compete on its own. :) - wayoffcenter, 2009-01-09: 09:00:00

artr Thanks for entering elepants. That's the first time I had someone pick up a secondary word from one of my sentences. - artr, 2009-01-09: 18:07:00

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Antilean

Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: ant-il-yuh n (sounds like "ant" + "million" -"m")

Sentence: (n) No amount of hours at the gym could stop the antileans from taking oven my waistline. (v) By 35, most women antilean, diet and exercise simply cannot return them to their size fours.

Etymology: A simple compound of "anti" and "lean" using a softer vowel sounds and slightly shifted emphasis to give the sound of tiny hordes attacking.

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Lardgesse

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: lard/jes

Sentence: He was know far and wide for his lardgesse

Etymology: lard + largesse

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Heh! Love it! - Jamagra, 2008-03-19: 14:09:00

Simple and Super Word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 20:38:00

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Fitneglitch

moondragon

Created by: moondragon

Pronunciation: fit-nuh-glitch

Sentence: There must be some kind of fitneglitch in this exercise plan. My daily work out just seems to make my love handles bigger.

Etymology: A combination of fitness (health) + glitch (error).

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Phenomaprocurity

Created by: yelloweyes

Pronunciation: fe-naw-maw-pro-cure-it-ee

Sentence: Shelly has been gaining weight recently. She said it was because she is experiencing phenomaprocurity, but I do not believe she is actually dieting or exercising.

Etymology: Phenoma - from phenomenon (fact or situation with a questionable/unknown cause) Procurity - from procure (to obtain).

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Cowisthenics

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kou-uhs-then-iks

Sentence: Roger goes to the gym on a regular basis. What he calls a workout rarely involves much work. His cowisthenics usually involve hoofing it to the closest vending machine for an "energy" drink and "health" bar. On a really energetic visit he might be moooved to join a short basketball game, take a quick shower and herd for the donut shop on his way home to replenish all those expended carbs.

Etymology: cow (a mature bovine) + calisthenics (gymnastic exercises designed to develop physical health and vigor)

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Thinbawl

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: thin bawl

Sentence: Tommy could not understand why his waist line was not shrinking. To offset the odd Big Mac (3 a day, which offered him something from most every food group)he incorporated rigorous exercise into his daily routine, like: he jumped to conclusions;his nose ran;he flew off the handle;he skated on thin ice at work;he wrestled with his conscience; he broad-jumped at bars;he did the breast stroke whenever he could and he curled his hair. Yes, Tommy was indeed a thinbawl wizard there has to be a twist,A thinball wizard's got such a supple waist!

Etymology: thin (slender) & bawl (to cry, because you're not thin)

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Your word plays are a many splendored things. So rich with everything that makes for great creates! Ingenious! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 17:04:00

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Hexercise

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hek sir syes

Sentence: Although he exercised regularly and ate properly, Tim felt that someone had cursed him. This hexercise prevented his losing any weight. He was mystified, as he had cut back his donuts to just the one dozen per day. How much more sacrificing could he be expected to do???

Etymology: Hex (cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something) & Exercise (the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Mustang - 2008-03-19: 00:49:00
Infatsyouate

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-26: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

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