Verboticism: Vegebation

'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: TRED meel ing

Sentence: Harold hadn't lost any weight treadmealing because as his mileage increased so did the elaborateness of his buffets.

Etymology: sounds like treadmill: the exercise machine. tread (to walk) + meal (portion of food taken at one time)

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: yoo-NOSH-neek

Sentence: Although Bob often chewed his food 82 times before swallowing, and even suggested that humans could survive on air and water alone, his most wacky unoshnique was the claim that any food and, in particular, pizza and ice-cream eaten between meals, didn't contribute to weight gain.

Etymology: Blend of UNIQUE & NOSH: food; nibble; snacking between meal & TECHNIQUE


great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:32:00

U R Unique! - Nosila, 2008-08-14: 00:31:00


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Created by: blondibabi121692

Pronunciation: an or ex ee ting



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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: alfa be dyn ing

Sentence: Being a slave to fad dieting, Trixie had found a new regime to try. It was called alphabedining and basically you could order whatever you wanted as long as you ate fruits and vegetables in the alphabetical order of their names. So she would eat the apples, apricots or avocados first. Then the bananas, beans, beets next. By LMNO, she was usually full. At this rate, Trixie would never get to eat yams or zucchini again.

Etymology: Alphabet (a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language) & Dining (eating,consuming food)

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Created by: jadenguy

Pronunciation: nosh em at ix

Sentence: It was a miracle Janice was even alive; a string of sustenance superstition superceded sanity as she strained strombole through silk. for every meal, three square. her noshematics were often of much interest to the others aboard the station, but they were nothing compared to Marko's troughorensics.

Etymology: nosh + schematics


simply startling she survived - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 11:14:00

some say she should'a seen some scythe surprise... - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 12:46:00

strained stromboli sounds somewhat soupy - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 14:44:00

supposedly so. - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 15:07:00

petaj I've heard of others with a scientific approach. Bobby liked to have his portions weighed to the microgram and examined under an electron microscope on the plate to look for faults. He was into platetechtronics. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:02:00


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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: di-et-scare-y

Sentence: Marie's dietscary requirements consisted of whatever wacko fad-diet she read about in the supermarket check-out. One day she would eat nothing but papaya, another day, nuts and twigs. At least she never had to worry about her lunch being stolen.

Etymology: diet: a regulated system of food for health or cosmetic reasons + dietary: a system or regimen of diet + scary: frightening

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Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Ab Nib Ball

Sentence: It is really difficult to live with Kate, especially her abnibble attitude to food and diet, she scrutinises every single thing I attempt to eat.

Etymology: Abnormal + Nibble = Abnibble Abnormal, not the usual, extremely or excessively large. Nibble, to take a small bite, to eat or chew small amounts.

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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: rich/chew/a/less/tic

Sentence: The richewalesstic method involves a tic like motion which causes one to chew less and therefore absorb fewer calories.

Etymology: rich + chew + less + tic + ritualistic


Sucking the marrow there owly. Bon apetit! - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-14: 11:00:00


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Created by: airliebee

Pronunciation: gluh-tee-kett

Sentence: Michelle ate each pea, each grain of rice and each lentil individually, with chopsticks, observing carefully the gluttocol of her gluttiquette. Afterwards, she rewarded herself for her excellent adherence with a big bowl of choc-chip caramel swirl extra-sugar superfudge ice-cream, eaten with a fork whilst standing up so that the calories were cancelled out. See also: Gluttocol, the rules of gluttiquette.

Etymology: gluttony + etiquette. (gluttocol = gluttony + protocol)

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: munch - ryt

Sentence: Marissa was very much involved in munchrite; a ceremonial 'dining' wherein she would endlessly and devotedly chomp on granola bars, a variety of nuts and dried fruits and other organic foods that she believed would insure her lasting health and vitality.

Etymology: Blend of 'munch' (to snack esp. extensively or frequently) and 'rite' (a formal or ceremonial act or procedure prescribed or customary in religious or other solemn use)


right on the mark - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:31:00

metrohumanx And don't forget the entrail mix. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 19:57:00


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