Verboticism: Cleanplateclubitis

'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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Cleanplateclubitis

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: cleen/playt/club/eye/tis

Sentence: For years, the threat of no dessert and the empty allure of membership in the 'Clean Plate Club' goaded Stacey into finishing all the food on her plate, even if it meant eating well past the full point into tummy-aching illness. Today, Stacey still suffers from cleanplateclubitis, using garlic bread to scrape up any remaining pasta sauce.

Etymology: The Clean Plate Club, insidious coercion technique used by parents of the previous generation(s) to get kids to eat all their food, plus itis, the common suffix related to disease.

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Malfeastance

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: mal-feest-uhns

Sentence: Ken felt guilty about ordering 100 dollars worth of foie gras and the malfeastance he fealt led him to order Baluga Caviar and Kentucky Fried Chicken. He washed it down with a bottle of Kristal and a few Red Bulls.

Etymology: malfeasance + feast

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COMMENTS:

scrumpdelicious - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-12: 09:27:00

Good to see that Ken has taken a stance! Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-14: 19:08:00

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Shovelicious

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Shuh-vuhl-ish-shuhs

Sentence: Stan's wife's meatloaf was absolutely shovelicious, as the three empty casserole pans could attest to, if they were actually able to talk.

Etymology: Shovel: eat fast + Delicious: tasty meal.

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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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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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Oversalvism

Created by: deaninc

Pronunciation: over-sal-vism

Sentence: having oversalvism may lead to psychological disorders

Etymology: The sensory perceptors creating over-zealous enzymes within the mouth triggering individual ideology.

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Obligeater

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: ob-lig-eet-er

Sentence: Although the servings were huge, obligeater that he was, Doug polished off everything on the plate

Etymology: obligate, eater

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Gourmanthropy

Created by: Boomertoo

Pronunciation:

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

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Compulseindulge

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: com-PULSE-in-dulj

Sentence: Freddie had a phobia regarding leftovers wherein he feared they would go to waste if not eaten immediately and he would immediately compulseindulge following meals wherein he would clean up all leftovers in dishes and from other folks plates.

Etymology: Blend of 'compulsion'(a strong, usually irresistible impulse to perform an act) and 'indulge' (to yield to, satisfy, or gratify (desires, feelings, etc)

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Appenitite

Created by: tehbeks

Pronunciation: ah peh nuh tite

Sentence: Robert had skipped church that morning, so he decided to perform his appenitence with gusto at brunch.

Etymology: appetite + penitence

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