Verboticism: Carepigitis

'I ate it for the starving kids.'

DEFINITION: v., To finish your plate and eat all the food in front of you, even when not hungry. n., Compulsive over-consumption of food in order to relieve guilt.

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Aqueat

Created by: Kevcom

Pronunciation: Ack-wheat

Sentence: "Clear the plate young man! Aqueat your food - starving children would love to have that last piece of brocolli on your plate."

Etymology: Aquit (to clear), Eat (to consume)

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Scrapture

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: skrap-chur

Sentence: He knew he should have stopped after consuming the entire chicken breast, but seeing the crispy skin lying tantalizingly before him, he got caught up in the scrapture.

Etymology: scrap, rapture

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COMMENTS:

Holy Scrapture Batman! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-12: 10:00:00

Awesom - skunkchunk, 2007-10-13: 17:13:00

e - skunkchunk, 2007-10-13: 17:13:00

Great word - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-14: 18:59:00

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Philupthropy

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: fill-up-thrah-pee

Sentence: his expanding waistline was a testament to his philupthropic ways

Etymology: fill up, philanthropy

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle so clever!! - libertybelle, 2007-10-12: 10:30:00

Love it. - aayeye, 2007-10-14: 17:42:00

Excellent! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-14: 19:15:00

Wow! I was thinking along those lines:) - FayeWord, 2007-10-17: 23:02:00

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Gourmanthropy

Created by: Boomertoo

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Her gourmanthropy did not appear to give her any solace.

Etymology:

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Catholick

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: cat o lihk

Sentence: He gave his plate a Catholick

Etymology: catholic, lick

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COMMENTS:

I love it! - astorey, 2008-09-12: 10:43:00

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Chowbella

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: choubelÉ™

Sentence: In a slightly misguided act of atonement, Gerry started the Double Clean Plate Club. When he was a kid his mother had always pushed him to clean his plate for the starving children of the world. Now with the thought that more is better, members gorge themselves with what Gerry calls chowbella, beautiful food. So far he and his club members have raised a lot more blood pressures than dollars. Next week*s gourmand-a-thon may change that.

Etymology: chow (food) + bella (beautiful - Italian)

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Overgluttonizing

Created by: wtwhitaker

Pronunciation: o-vur/glut-tun/is-ing/

Sentence: It is crazy to overgluttonize even when the food isn't yours.

Etymology: over(more) glutton(eating a lot) ize(suffix)

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Gobblesate

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Gobb-el-sayt

Sentence: As a child, Tom's mother always reminded him of the starving children in Africa everytime he thought about leaving his dinner. So even now at the age of forty two he would never leave a single thing on his plate in order to ease the guilt of the mental picture she had planted firmly in his head. Even if he had to sit there for hours just to make sure every scrap of food had been eaten, it didn't matter as long as he felt he had done his bit for mankind. This could possibly explain why he weighed thirty five and a half stone!

Etymology: Gobble( to hurriedly eat a large amount) + Sate( supply with as much or more than desired or can be managed) = Gobblesate

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Afreatin

Created by: dogran

Pronunciation: afr-ee-tin

Sentence: What on earth is that man doing licking that woman's plate? Its very unfortunate but after he visited africa he has come over all afreatin and such

Etymology: Eating for Africa

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Starvingchinasyndrome

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: stahr-vihng-CHYE-nuh-sihn-drohm

Sentence: Alex grew up to develop starvingchinasyndrome; sadly, he often cleaned dates' plates before they were done with them.

Etymology: "You'd better clean your plate, there are starving children in China!" + China syndrome + syndrome

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