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.

Create | Read

Already Voted

Vote not counted. We have already counted two anonymous votes from your network. If you haven't voted yet, you can login and then we will count your vote.


Shovelumption

Thanks for voting! You have now used both of your votes today.

Afreatin

Created by: dogran

Pronunciation: afr-ee-tin

Sentence: What on earth is that man doing licking that woman's plate? Its very unfortunate but after he visited africa he has come over all afreatin and such

Etymology: Eating for Africa

| Comments and Points

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

| Comments and Points

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

----------------------------
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

----------------------------

| Comments and Points

Gobblesate

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Gobb-el-sayt

Sentence: As a child, Tom's mother always reminded him of the starving children in Africa everytime he thought about leaving his dinner. So even now at the age of forty two he would never leave a single thing on his plate in order to ease the guilt of the mental picture she had planted firmly in his head. Even if he had to sit there for hours just to make sure every scrap of food had been eaten, it didn't matter as long as he felt he had done his bit for mankind. This could possibly explain why he weighed thirty five and a half stone!

Etymology: Gobble( to hurriedly eat a large amount) + Sate( supply with as much or more than desired or can be managed) = Gobblesate

| Comments and Points

Gastronopathic

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My gastronopathic tendencies forces me to clean my plate.

Etymology: Gastronomy + Empathy

| Comments and Points

Gluttoneed

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: glut ton need

Sentence: Stanley ate for others. He had a definite gluttoneed. Instead of donating what he paid for all this food (like 8 delivered pizzas tonight alone) to an organization, he felt the gluttoneed to eat for others and show he could do his part when the Pizza Place donated a dollar for every pizza sold to Overeaters Anonymous. Yes, Mr. Big-Hearted Donor, was contemplating ordering fried chicken tomorrow night to support Chicken Breast Cancer, Restless Chicken Leg Syndrome and Buffalo Wings Transplants (who wants to see a Buffalo without wings?). On the weekend he planned to order fifteen Hot Dogs to donate money to Dogters Without Border Collies; Find the Cur and Seeing-Eye Hot Dogs. Yes, Stanley was an angel, who was fast out-growing his halo!

Etymology: Gluttony ( eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins);habitual eating to excess) & Need (have need of; require as useful, just, or proper;the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior)

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

Nice! - hiladizzle, 2008-09-21: 22:13:00

----------------------------

| Comments and Points

Ethiopig-out

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: E-the-oh-pig-out

Sentence: Darlene mindlessly began to mindlessly Ethiopig-out on the left over goulash after the dinner discussion turned to the starving children of Namibia.

Etymology: Ethiopia - a third world country reknown as a shoot location for "Save the children" infomercial shoots + Pig-out- to gorge oneself on food in the manner as would a pig.

| Comments and Points

Blananane

Caatheerine

Created by: Caatheerine

Pronunciation: Bla - na - na - ne

Sentence: i want an blananane.

Etymology: Talking banana

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

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

----------------------------

| Comments and Points

Gastroguiltology

Created by: wjames

Pronunciation: gastro-guilt-ology

Sentence: Jim's large stomach was not the result a high consumption of beer, as most people thought. It was his practice of gastroguiltology passed down to him by his depression-era parents.

Etymology: Gastronomic - guilt (science of)

| Comments and Points

Euronate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: n. e-yew-roe-nate

Sentence:

Etymology:

| Comments and Points

Show All or More...