Verboticism: Treacheat

'Are you prepping for the office lunch?'

DEFINITION: v. To pig out at your desk right before a business lunch, so you'll be satisfied with a salad and water at the restaurant, and create the impression that you're not a glutton. n., A secret snack taken to strengthen one's resolve not to eat too much while others are watching.

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Treacheat

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: treach-cheat - verb treach-cheat-ing - noun

Sentence: Crammity Jane hid often so she could treacheat without being seen.

Etymology: treach from treachery ... cheat for not wanting others to see her eating ... eat for eating. Add an 'ing' to make it a noun.

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COMMENTS:

Cryptojane with cramability! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-15: 16:45:00

a nice furtive word. I'm saying it quickly and it sounds even sneakier! - bananabender, 2008-01-15: 22:43:00

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Gnawhide

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: naw - hide

Sentence: Rusty was gaining quite a reputation. His coworkers secretly called him "ol' gnawhide" as they had caught him at his desk, in the supply closet, in the washroom and even in the stairwell, eating ribs, chicken and turkey legs before luncheon/meetings with the Board of Directors. Because he wanted to maintain the carefully crafted personna of "health nut", representing that he only ate fruit, berries and nuts, he found it necessary to cater to his inner-carnivore when he knew that he would not have access to his favorites for the rest of the day.

Etymology: Gnaw (to chew or bite on with the teeth), Hide (to conceal or cover up).

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COMMENTS:

Great, now I have the Rawhide song going through my head: "Rollin', rollin', rollin', keep those hot doggies rollin', Rawhide! Good word though... - Nosila, 2008-11-12: 21:54:00

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Clandesdine

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: klan-des-dahyn

Sentence: When Jill heard that the boss was going to surprise the staff by sending out for pizza. She really didn't like pizza too much so she knew she would have to clandesdine at her desk if she was going to get a decent meal. The box of donuts stashed in her bottom drawer was surrepdelicious.

Etymology: clandestine (done in, or executed with secrecy or concealment) + dine (to take any meal)

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Prepast

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: pree-past

Sentence: Jill read that having a small prepast before a party would keep her from the embarassment of eating too much. So she kept a box of donuts and a bag of chips in her drawer to nibble on before a business lunch so that she would make a good impression by eating a light, healthy meal.

Etymology: pre: (prefix) before, earlier or prepartory+ prepare: make ready beforehand for a specific purpose such as an event or occation + repast: a meal or the food eaten or provided at a meal.

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Prelunch

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: prēlənch

Sentence: As she prepared for the prelaunch celebration of her company*s newest health food offering Joan snuck out for a prelunch. A deep-fried, lard-laden cow-chow meal is completely at odds with her company*s mission statement but she had to get through the presentation of their new granola snack without shoving her face in the bowl. She felt a little better when she busted her boss in the checkout line of the local **greasy spoon** holding a match to her selection.

Etymology: prelaunch (concerning activities or conditions before the launch of a spacecraft, campaign, product, etc.) + lunch (a meal eaten in the middle of the day, typically one that is lighter or less formal than an evening meal) lunch

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Crampfed

Created by: NeuroGlyph

Pronunciation: Crampf'd

Sentence: Every morsel was crampfed into her mouth.

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Prepbinge

Created by: Seiya

Pronunciation: Prep-binj

Sentence:

Etymology: From 'preparation' and 'binge-eating.'

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Gobbledyguile

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: GOBUHL-dee-GAHYL

Sentence: Bob, an arcanivore, whose hogma was: " lets binge from breakfast, for at office lunches we diet" carefully, with gobbledyguile, cramoflaged all morning long on Krispy Kreamy donuts.

Etymology: Blend of GOBBLE: to devour in greedy gulps; to take greedily; GOBBLEDY (of Gobbledy-gook):deliberate incomprensible language of those wishing to hid the truth & GUILE: to disguise or conceal; to deceive or delude. CRAMOFLAGE: blend of cram & camouflage, 2. HOGMA (hog & dogma) 3.ARCANIVORE: (arcane & -vore, as in omnivore)

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perfect for this time of year - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-12: 09:09:00

metrohumanx I didn't think KrispyKremes ranged so far and wide. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-14: 02:42:00

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Prehamble

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pree/ham/bul

Sentence: As a prehamble to her weightwatchers reunion she would pig out on meaty ham sandwiches so she could nibble contentedly on lettuce all evening.

Etymology: preamble + ham

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Preat

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: preet

Sentence: When Dorothy knew the gang was going out for lunch at work, she would always preat at her desk. Whether a donut or a sandwich, this allowed her the chance to just nibble at a house salad and water. Her boss thought she ate like a bird and loved the fact that she cost him very little at these bashes. He just could never figure out why she was not skinnier...

Etymology: pre (before;in advance of) & Eat (eat a meal; take a meal)

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