Verboticism: Mystreats

'I know it's loaded with calories...'

DEFINITION: n. Any highly-processed food or beverage in which the natural ingredients have been removed and replaced with artificial flavors and additives. v. To consume food products laced with synthetic sweeteners, imitation flavors, and other carcinogens.

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Pseudofoodo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: soōdōfoōdō

Sentence: Charlie is a vegetarian at heart. The thought of killing some poor defenseless creature saddens him deeply. When he read about a study that claimed that plants emit a sound much like a scream when picked, he was left in a quandary. What could he eat? His solution? Pseudofoodo! The "O" foods! Munchos, Bunchos, Crunchos, Chunkos, Dunkos. The more processed - the farther away from anything living - the better he likes it. If only those bio-degradable packing peanuts had a little cheese or onion flavoring. If only he had the energy to go to the gymo to work off some of his flabo.

Etymology: pseudo (not genuine; sham) + food (any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink) + "O" for the O foods.

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COMMENTS:

Oh! Oh! So good! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:35:00

too true - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:42:00

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Colack

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: COE lack

Sentence: One day when I asked her why she always asked me for a colack instead of a cola she said, "You notice how cola sounds so good. Co la la la la...its a happy sound. I call it colack because it lacks anything good." When I asked her why she continued to order them everyday, she said, "I guess I lack good sense."

Etymology: COLA: soda drink LACK: to have none or not enough of something

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Pseudapop

Created by: otherguy

Pronunciation: soōdapäp

Sentence: Sodapop is bad enough, but substituting artificial flavoring and sweeteners for anything almost natural change it over to pseudapop.

Etymology: pseudo: fake + pop: soda

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artr Nice word. - artr, 2009-01-29: 06:11:00

Very good! - Mustang, 2009-01-29: 07:17:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:43:00

Perfect fit for word definition good job! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-24: 07:16:00

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Fastfraud

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: junkfeed

Sentence: Jim began junkfeeding as a child. As a young adult he consumed his favourite, seriously overprocessed, junkfeed in quantities disproportionate to his energy needs so that he became unhealthy. His doctors warned him to avoid the common, easy to reach, junkfeed and return to a simpler diet rich in real food. Jim learned what real food is but unfortunately couldn't find real foods around him...

Etymology: junkfeed v and n. from junk or useless stuff/what has no purpose and the verb feed, for an organism's tendency to eat for necessity and not the enjoyment of food

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Sinmatation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sin ma tay shun

Sentence: John's kitchen was a chemist's nightmare. His prepared and processed foods were full of ingredients with very long, complex and foreign sounding components. His fridge and freezer were filled with modified products like near-beer, fake-a-cola, meatcheat, shamham, narydairy, stiltedcheese, designwine, oughterwater, yolkjoke, pearsatz and artifishfingers. John had traded away nutrition and healthy sustenance for convenience and sinmatation. His pantry contained replicas of foods, like synammon, appeteasers, fakemixes, bastardpasta, forgeporridge, macaphoni, wannabeans, dupesoup,inbreads, fauxjoe, cornterfeits and other appetite simulants. Yes, John, would learn later in life that trading off cooking time and a few calories and possible tooth decay for mysterious, unpronounceable carcinogenic substances was a short-sighted exchange.

Etymology: Sin (an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will) & Synthetic (a compound made artificially by chemical reactions;not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially) & Imitation ( copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone/something else)

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metrohumanx You crack me up every time, Nosie. Those new "lite" pierogies just don't do it for me, though. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:39:00

They go with cabbage droles and cubelsa! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 01:50:00

Super sentence. Super Word! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 22:20:00

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Synthecider

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sin theh seye dur

Sentence: After fourteen pints of synthecider he was peckish when he got home, so he fired up the microwave and added one of the new meals with food flavouring, before settling down for a video and a cuddle with inflatable Isabelle.

Etymology: synthesizer cider

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Great sentence! Will long remember "food flavoring" - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:25:00

fun to say - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:44:00

Sintheresting word!! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:41:00

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Nutrideficient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: new-treh-de-FISH-unt

Sentence: Filbert was in complete denial about the 'power drink' he consumed daily, thinking it was packed with added vitamins, minerals and nutriments but it was in fact, totally nutrideficient.

Etymology: Blend of 'nutrition' (beneficial attribute of food) and 'deficient' (in short supply-absent)

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Vitaminogen

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: veye-tuh-min-o-jen

Sentence: "All I gotta do is pop this here vitaminogen into some water, stir 'er, and I'll be all set for the day. Forget the gatorade and microwave dinners. This here is the best thing since sliced bread," exclaimed Bobby Joe.

Etymology: vitamin (n.organic components in food that are needed in very small amounts for growth and for maintaining good health; n.nutritional supplement) carcinogen (cancer causing agent)

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Eatitives

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eet it ivs

Sentence: Freddy only consumed foods laced with eatitives. He believed that lots of long names in ingredients were healthy for him and powered up his energy and nutrition count.

Etymology: Eat (to consume) & Additives (things added to foods to enhance flavour, shelf life, colour and desirability)

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Cornfakes

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: korn - fayks

Sentence: Willie was up at dawn to log on as his Dwarf Troll avatar in the online world of Demon-Realm. He had no real friends so he immersed himself in an artificial reality as often as he could. He liked a bowl of Cornfakes in the morning. The flavour burst of acesulfame-K and the crunchy goodness of butylated hydroxytoluene gave him the energy for hours of unbridled slaying.

Etymology: 1.cornflakes - a popular cereal made by Kellogs 2.fakes - goods that are not genuine.

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very tasty! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-29: 06:46:00

I saw the Cornfakes beside the Raisin Banned Flakes, Mice Krispies and Loco Puffs at Safeway! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:50:00

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