Verboticism: Altrugluttony

'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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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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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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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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Brimming

Created by: deadrat

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Noshnik

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Created by: davrand

Pronunciation: Nosh + nik

Sentence: My husband Shlomo is such a noshnik. When I got up this morning to wash the dishes from last night dinner party, I found crumbs in the sink where he was eating all the leftover crackers and cheese.

Etymology: A combination of nosh, to eat food greedily, from the Yiddish word for snack bar and nudnik, an irritating person, a bore, from the Russian word nudnyĭ meaning tedious.

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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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Platepleaser

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

Sentence: While the platepleaser felt very satisfied about finishing his six course dinner, the homeless men outside was hungry because the garbage can had nothing to offer today.

Etymology: Plate = food Pleaser = to please

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Blananane

Caatheerine

Created by: Caatheerine

Pronunciation: Bla - na - na - ne

Sentence: i want an blananane.

Etymology: Talking banana

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COMMENTS:

Caatheerine love it :) - Caatheerine, 2007-10-13: 00:18:00

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