Verboticism: Skinedible

'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Dermoconservator

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

Sentence: While the fingcutler ate his Peking duck, the dermoconservator started to panic.

Etymology: Dermo = skin conservate = to save

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Agrowaphobia

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: ah + gro + ah + pho + bee + ah

Sentence: I know that's got lots of vitamins and all that, but I'm still not eating it because, frankly, it's yucky.

Etymology: agoraphobia but with "grow" in there.

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Amy has sufferd from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: repulsion + skin

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COMMENTS:

I would not be at all surprised to find that Amy actually existed. I haven't gone down that road personally, but I could easily see someone developing a strong aversion like that. - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:56:00

They do exist: a former workmate had an extreme fastidiousness about the apple and pear skins. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-08: 18:33:00

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Repulskin

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ri/puhl/skin

Sentence: Jenny has suffered from the dreaded phobia of repulskin since early childhood. She can't eat apples, grapes, nectarines, or especially fuzzy peaches, or any other fruits unless all the skin is completely peeled off.

Etymology: REPULSKIN - noun - from REPULSION (distaste, repugnance, or aversion by the thought, or presence of something) + SKIN (the external covering of an animal body, fruit, or vegetable)

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Perhfable

Created by: lalaland

Pronunciation: Peer-fah-ble

Sentence: Angel peeled the skin of the apple for she is very Perhfable.

Etymology: Origin-American. In the 1700's, Perhfable really meant "The fear of eating Fruits and Vegtibles" but in 1924 It changed to mean "The fear of eating the peel or rines of fruits and vegtibles"

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Abomidermy

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: a-bom-uh-DER-mee

Sentence: Bob had created such a long litany of words for his abomidermy, such as eskinchewy, dreaddruff, dermaghast, and sloughthroe etc., that he spent the whole day trying to find ways "to save his own skin."

Etymology: Blend of ABOMINATE: hate, detest, loathe, find repugnant and DERM: (skin). ESKINCHEWY (skin; eschew; chewy.)

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-09: 05:59:00

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Rindophobia

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: rind-o-foh-be-a

Sentence: Tim was such a rindophobic that he accused me of being Hannibal Lecter for trying to serve him potato skins.

Etymology: rind + ooohhhhh! + phobia

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COMMENTS:

Straight and clear. I tried the medical approach, but didn't really like the result: "chrotophobia" (chroto-Gk:skin)& "Phloephobia" Phloe-Gk: bark, rind, peel) - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-08: 18:55:00

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Gnashaghast

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: NASH-ah-gast

Sentence: Susan couldn't stand the thought of eating an un-peeled peach. the feeling of the fuzz on her teeth gave her a clear case of gnashaghast. Watching her friends munching on apples gave her the heebie-jeebies.

Etymology: gnash (a grinding of ones teeth) + aghast (filled with horror or shock)

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Rindossiferous

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Rind-ossifer-ous

Sentence: Betsy worried that her skin would crinkle and crack to the point that she became totally rindossiferous.

Etymology: Rind + ossify

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Fearskin

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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: fear-skin

Sentence: Ari knew that all he had to do to remove the fearskin was to face up to the challenge of the peel. But he could not get past the rindgressive feelings that plagued his thoughts. rindgress: to look back in your thoughts in fear while confronting skins or peels.

Etymology: n: fearskin: fear + skin, v: rindgress: rind + regress

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COMMENTS:

HA! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-08: 19:11:00

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