Verboticism: Specktroscoopick

'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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Altrugluttony

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: al-tru-glut-uny

Sentence: Because of his altrugluttony, Hal started a Weight Watchers group at his place of employment, the Atlanta Food Bank.

Etymology: altru (from altruism, the selfless regard for others) + gluttony (eating to excess)

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Consumize

Created by: destrict

Pronunciation: kon-soom-eyes

Sentence: Luckly, Joe didn't consumize the whole dinner table.

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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.

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Seefoody

Created by: tbazz

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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

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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

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Specktroscoopick

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: spec/trow/scoop/ic

Sentence: Stan was a very specktroscoopick individual and would scoop up or pick up every speck of food at the table no matter how minuscule the crumb might seem to the untrained eye.

Etymology: spectroscopic + speck + scoop + pick

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Hooverize

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: WHO-vuhr-eyes

Sentence: Timmy The Beard returned from his sojourn in the deep woods and proceeded to HOOVERIZE every edible morsel placed before him.

Etymology: HOOVER-a popular brand of vacuum cleaner + suffix "IZE" = HOOVERIZE.

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metrohumanx I just came in at number twenty-five-I'm oh so happy and so glad to be alive. Everybody says i'm gonna get to the top....Life is so easy when your record's hot ! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-12: 15:28:00

metrohumanx Amazing. I zoomed up to #59 in like. 30 minutes.Go figure :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-12: 16:24:00

As long as he doesn't like to J.Edgar Hooverize...or as they sing in Monty Python's Lumberjack Song..."I cuts down trees, I wears high heels, suspenders and a bra, I wants to be a lady, just like my old Papa!: - Nosila, 2008-09-12: 22:33:00

Timmy the Beard. I think I dated him. :) - lumina, 2008-09-12: 22:49:00

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Foodanism

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /fu:dənɪzəm/

Sentence: "Brothers and Sisters, this is a proposal for you to stop feeling that guilt when a piece of chicken has been left on the plate and you have no freezer... Convert to Foodanism, feel the spirituality of an empty plate..." "By foodanizing everything you'll feel the relief... the calm... Eat! Consume!"

Etymology: FOODANISM. From Food (A specified kind of nourishment) + ISM (suff. Doctrine; theory; system of principles)

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