Verboticism: Cleanplateclubitis

'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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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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Leftoeuvre

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: LEFT-eu-vrr

Sentence: Kit picked over the remains of the bloomin' onion and the bits of sirloin scattered about the table at the Outback until there was nary a leftoeuvre remaining. Her friends shook their heads sadly as they watched her gnawrosis manifest itself. gnawrosis: to eat compulsively.

Etymology: left(over) + oeuvre (in the sense of a complete set) = all the food left on the table. gnaw + neurosis = to compulsively eat.

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Gulpability

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: gulp/a/bill/i/tee

Sentence: Dave's gulpability was uncontested. He felt he had to finish every last drop of food or drink so that it would not go to waste - unfortunately it went to waist.

Etymology: culpability + gulp

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COMMENTS:

Big Gulpability an new 7-Eleven drink! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-12: 09:55:00

Very good word blend with wider application. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-14: 19:10:00

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Catholick

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: cat o lihk

Sentence: He gave his plate a Catholick

Etymology: catholic, lick

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COMMENTS:

I love it! - astorey, 2008-09-12: 10:43:00

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Gormanitarian

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gawr/man/i/tair/ee/uhn

Sentence: Joe, the ultimate gormanitarian, was quoted as saying, " I ate six helpings of everything for all the starving children in the world. God bless them and pass the leftover ham and potatoes."

Etymology: GORMANITARIAN - noun - from GORMANDIZE (to eat greedily, or ravenously) + HUMANITARIAN (having concern for and helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people)

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Nochoicism

Created by: oxinlingo

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Philupthropy

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: fill-up-thrah-pee

Sentence: his expanding waistline was a testament to his philupthropic ways

Etymology: fill up, philanthropy

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle so clever!! - libertybelle, 2007-10-12: 10:30:00

Love it. - aayeye, 2007-10-14: 17:42:00

Excellent! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-14: 19:15:00

Wow! I was thinking along those lines:) - FayeWord, 2007-10-17: 23:02:00

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Noshnik

davrand

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 nudnyń≠ meaning tedious.

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Scumching

Created by: grllkme

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Sentence: Scumching can make you fat.

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Gourmanthropy

Created by: Boomertoo

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Sentence: Her gourmanthropy did not appear to give her any solace.

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