Verboticism: Revoldermis

'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Gnashaghast

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: NASH-ah-gast

Sentence: Susan couldn't stand the thought of eating an un-peeled peach. the feeling of the fuzz on her teeth gave her a clear case of gnashaghast. Watching her friends munching on apples gave her the heebie-jeebies.

Etymology: gnash (a grinding of ones teeth) + aghast (filled with horror or shock)

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Rindophobia

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: rind-o-foh-be-a

Sentence: Tim was such a rindophobic that he accused me of being Hannibal Lecter for trying to serve him potato skins.

Etymology: rind + ooohhhhh! + phobia

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COMMENTS:

Straight and clear. I tried the medical approach, but didn't really like the result: "chrotophobia" (chroto-Gk:skin)& "Phloephobia" Phloe-Gk: bark, rind, peel) - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-08: 18:55:00

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Pelticant

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pell tick ant

Sentence: she was a total pelticant and a partial pulpican.

Etymology: pelt I can't

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Treprindation

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: trep-i-rahyn-dey-shuh n

Sentence: Bill's mother didn't mean to give him treprindation but that's what happened. He now peels all of his food just because she trimmed the crust from his sandwiches. His wife, on the other hand, drives him just about crazy when she eats bananas peel and all and shrimp with shells intact.

Etymology: trepidation (anxiety, worry) + rind (covering)

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Dermaghast

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Der-MA-ghast

Sentence: When Bob developed a picaderm for chunks of cobia skin, Roxie chundered cobiaphobically. And, soon, her dermaghast was not confined only to cobia; for she peelreeled at the sight of peaches, shellshaked at the soupcon of shrimp and couldn't shed the dread of dehusking. Dermaghast and despondent, it was clear that she was dermsquirming almost pandermically.

Etymology: 1. Derm: skin & aghast; to fear, dread 2.Cobia (cho-Bi-ah): a tropical food & game food fish. 3.Chunder: (Aust slang): to vomit.

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COMMENTS:

Ah, the classic Verbotomy technique for overcoming Verbotomist's block of flooding your example sentence with an entire suite of related words. - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:58:00

like a dark Dr. Zeus - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 12:12:00

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Skinflinch

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: skin/flinch

Sentence: Sue was such a skinflinch that she gagged every time she passed by a basket of peaches.

Etymology: skinflint + flinch

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Amy has sufferd from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: repulsion + skin

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COMMENTS:

I would not be at all surprised to find that Amy actually existed. I haven't gone down that road personally, but I could easily see someone developing a strong aversion like that. - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:56:00

They do exist: a former workmate had an extreme fastidiousness about the apple and pear skins. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-08: 18:33:00

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Skintolerance

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: skinn-TAWL-ur-unse

Sentence: Mina's skintolerance prevented her from eating apples unless they were completely peeled and cored.

Etymology: skin + intolerance

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Rindnoshnervous

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ryend/nosh/nur/vus

Sentence: Sally was extremely rindnoshnervous to the point where her gag reflex would kick in at the very mention of fuzz, coat, husk or shell.

Etymology: rind (skin) + nosh (eat) + nervous + sounds like rhinoceros

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Rindawfulous

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: rynd of ful us

Sentence: Jackie lived in morbid fear of accidentally eating part of an apple peel, orange rind or other fruit covering skin. She thought of doing so made her feel rindawfulous.

Etymology: Rind (peel,skin) & Awful (causing fear or dread or terror) & WordPlay on Rhinocerous

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