Top verboticism of the day created by CharlieB
DEFINITION: n. That sinking feeling you get when you realize that you will be shedding your winter coat, before you can possibly shed the extra layer of insulation (i.e. fat) that you gained over the winter. v. To worry about your weight.
Sentence: Stepping on the scales, Jeannie struggled to come to terms with her new physeek.
Etymology: physical (of the body) + eek (a squeak of fear) + physique (physical or bodily structure or appearance)
Created by: CharlieB.
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Snowrefrets: /snōrēfret/ Gloria faces the upcoming Spring with snowrefrets. The fact that her resolution to go to the gym froze during the first snowfall and her diet since Thanksgiving has been much like a polar bear with an unlimited source of harp seals has left her dreading the work she will need to do if she was to avoid a summer of muumuus. Etymology: snow (atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer) + regrets (feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something that has happened or been done, esp. a loss or missed opportunity) + fret (be constantly or visibly worried or anxious) Created by: artr.
Dressimism: /dress-i-mi-zm/ Cheryl was dressimistic about her chances of fitting into the fabulous little frock she bought for the Spring Gala. Being a weightalist by nature, she just knew that her weight was sealed because both her life and the dress were unalterable. Etymology: dress + pessimism: a tendency to see the gloomiest view of a situation Created by: mrskellyscl.
Autoblubiphobia: /aw-tow-blub-uh-FOE-bee-yah/ Looking in the mirror Susan realized that she'd never lose her excess winter weight before beach season. It was at that precise moment that her autoblubiphobia kicked in causing her to cringe and despise her perfect size 6 frame. Etymology: A combining of:
The prefix AUTO - pertaining to self.
BLUBBER - whale fat.
And the Latin suffix PHOBIA - an irrational fear. Created by: buck180.
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Yikes! Spring is almost here and this stupid scale is still wrong.
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