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Clandesdine

Top verboticism of the day created by artr

DEFINITION: v. To pig out at your desk right before a business lunch, so you'll be satisfied with a salad and water at the restaurant, and create the impression that you're not a glutton. n., A secret snack taken to strengthen one's resolve not to eat too much while others are watching.

Pronunciation: klan-des-dahyn

Sentence: When Jill heard that the boss was going to surprise the staff by sending out for pizza. She really didn't like pizza too much so she knew she would have to clandesdine at her desk if she was going to get a decent meal. The box of donuts stashed in her bottom drawer was surrepdelicious.

Etymology: clandestine (done in, or executed with secrecy or concealment) + dine (to take any meal)

Created by: artr.

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Clandeskdine: /klan-dehsk-dyne/ Knowing that her lunch meeting would be with that handsome sales rep and that she would only order a small garden salad and a water to impress him, Natasha hid in her cubicle and began her clandeskdine eating operation at 9 am with a large box of cinnamon rolls. Etymology: clandestine - held in secrecy + desk + dine Created by: libertybelle.

Comments:

Good one! - Mustang, 2008-11-12: 18:24:00

Like it! - Nosila, 2008-11-12: 21:55:00

Me, too - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-13: 02:38:00

Prepast: /pree-past/ Jill read that having a small prepast before a party would keep her from the embarassment of eating too much. So she kept a box of donuts and a bag of chips in her drawer to nibble on before a business lunch so that she would make a good impression by eating a light, healthy meal. Etymology: pre: (prefix) before, earlier or prepartory+ prepare: make ready beforehand for a specific purpose such as an event or occation + repast: a meal or the food eaten or provided at a meal. Created by: mrskellyscl.

Cramouflage: /Cram-o-fl-arge/ Hillary thought her cramouflage plan was really clever, before going to the restaurant for a business meeting she ate a vast amount before she left so that she looked in full control when ordering a small salad and water for lunch. She felt so good knowing that nobody would ever guess her little secret. Etymology: Cram(to fill or stuff) + Camouflage(hide or disguise) = Cramouflage Created by: TJayzz.

Comments:

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-12: 09:09:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-15: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-01-15: 10:12:00
Thanks for the fun definition, remistram. Great job on all the verboticisms by all the verbotomists ... what a fun one for us all!

Jabberwocky - 2008-01-15: 10:17:00
Her her - oops I meant hear hear (my mouth was full as I'm snacking at my desk)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-16: 01:27:00
Thanks for all the tasty words! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-09: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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