Verboticism: Shovelumption

'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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Gormanitarian

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gawr/man/i/tair/ee/uhn

Sentence: Joe, the ultimate gormanitarian, was quoted as saying, " I ate six helpings of everything for all the starving children in the world. God bless them and pass the leftover ham and potatoes."

Etymology: GORMANITARIAN - noun - from GORMANDIZE (to eat greedily, or ravenously) + HUMANITARIAN (having concern for and helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people)

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vmalcolm Great word! - vmalcolm, 2008-09-12: 07:37:00

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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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Platronsaint

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: plate/ron/saint

Sentence: St. Josephat is the platronsaint of eating everything that's put in front of you inrespect of those who have less.

Etymology: patron saint + plate

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Crammiserate

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (tr. v.) krām-mĭz'-ə-rāt'; (n.) krām-mĭz'-ə-rāt'-ər

Sentence: Even though I had eaten dinner, we ordered three pizzas and I crammiserated with Jackie's loss of her cat.

Etymology: cram = (to overfeed) + [com]miserate = (to feel or express sorrow or sympathy for)

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Starveating

Created by: mustkeepsanity

Pronunciation: star-vee-ting

Sentence: Andrew starveats any leftovers. The resulting stomach aches help him commiserate with those who have nothing to eat.

Etymology: Starving, Eating

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Stuffinate

Created by: skunkchunk

Pronunciation: Stuff-in-ate

Sentence: Lard looked lovingly at all the food left on his plate, and though bloated and satiated, he couldn't resist the urge to stuffinate himself!

Etymology: gorge, stuff oneself to the brim

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Stuff + suffocate :) Great! - FayeWord, 2007-10-17: 23:04:00

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Nochoicism

Created by: oxinlingo

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Brimming

Created by: deadrat

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Terribleat

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: terr + ih + bleat

Sentence: Look, those poor kids are starving, so the least I can do is terrobleat this food...for them.

Etymology: terrible + eat + guilt, of course

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Hooverize

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: WHO-vuhr-eyes

Sentence: Timmy The Beard returned from his sojourn in the deep woods and proceeded to HOOVERIZE every edible morsel placed before him.

Etymology: HOOVER-a popular brand of vacuum cleaner + suffix "IZE" = HOOVERIZE.

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metrohumanx I just came in at number twenty-five-I'm oh so happy and so glad to be alive. Everybody says i'm gonna get to the top....Life is so easy when your record's hot ! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-12: 15:28:00

metrohumanx Amazing. I zoomed up to #59 in like. 30 minutes.Go figure :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-12: 16:24:00

As long as he doesn't like to J.Edgar Hooverize...or as they sing in Monty Python's Lumberjack Song..."I cuts down trees, I wears high heels, suspenders and a bra, I wants to be a lady, just like my old Papa!: - Nosila, 2008-09-12: 22:33:00

Timmy the Beard. I think I dated him. :) - lumina, 2008-09-12: 22:49:00

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