Verboticism: Fatanic

'This cupcake is evil! I must destroy it, before it destroys me.'

DEFINITION: v. To follow a diet with such rigor and fervor that it consumes all your energy, and throws everything, even your desserts, out of proportion. n. A person who thinks too much about what they eat.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gob-uhl-klob-er

Sentence: Eve and her friends at work see desserts as an enemy to be vanquished. If someone were to dare to bring something evil into the office they will gobbleclobber it until it is no more.

Etymology: gobble (to swallow or eat hastily or hungrily in large pieces; gulp) + clobber (to defeat decisively; drub; trounce)

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Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: die-it-loose-in-ate

Sentence: When she would dietllucinate she'd feel that sweets were out to kill her.

Etymology: Diet + Hallucinate

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Created by: Maureen

Pronunciation: cal-or-fat-ic

Sentence: She found the calorfatic diet rather restricting as even a non-fat icypole made her cringe.

Etymology: Calorie - unit of heat. Fat - oily substance found in human bodies. ic-suffix - belonging to.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: newk trish yun ist

Sentence: her inner nuketritionist exploded every menu she dreamed up

Etymology: nutritionist, nuke

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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: ill-odj-ick-al-or-ee

Sentence: she knew she was being illogicalorie, but how could she be sure the 'carb-free' lunch was really 'carb-free''s not like she had some magic carbohydrate detector...oh god how she longed for a magic carbohydrate detector.....safer just to skip lunch

Etymology: illogical, calorie

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Created by: theshirkaholic

Pronunciation: delishafobia

Sentence: due to her constant crash dieting, abigail developed Deliciophobia, and one day had a panic attack whilst passing a patisserie.


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: abstrān

Sentence: Barbara*s mother is the tour guide for any guilt trip. Barb grew up hearing **Watch what you eat, you don*t want to end up like Aunt Maggie**. The fact that her aunt was adopted and has nothing to do with her genetics doesn*t seem to matter. At every meal she will abstrain from eating anything she enjoys. She has taught herself to cook poorly so that there is little chance of temptation.

Etymology: abstain (restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something) + strain (force a part of one*s body or oneself to make a strenuous or unusually great effort)

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Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: fat-an-ic

Sentence: Myrtle's friends were concerned by her fatanicism. She spent longer reading the dietary information printed on food packaging than she did consuming the contents. Myrtle resisted their suggestions that her behaviour was fatanical - she preferred to describe it as a complumpsion.

Etymology: fat + fanatic (a person marked or motivated by an extreme, unreasoning enthusiasm) / Wordplay on Satanic

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kon soom eet er

Sentence: Patty Cake, Patty Cake, baker's daughter. You learned to eat desserts, just like you oughter. When you started reading labels and measuring calories, you took all the glee out of enjoying good food naturally. Now you're on a diet, you've become a consumeater, we liked you way better when you were a diet cheater!

Etymology: Consume (to eat immoderately; serve oneself to, or consume regularly; engage fully) & Eater (someone who consumes food for nourishment)


was she the consummate consumeater who learned to control the consumption of calories? good word - mweinmann, 2009-08-17: 15:50:00


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Created by: kankamuso


Sentence: Every January Jane makes the resolution of dieting. She usually just exaltarvate till February 1st.

Etymology: Exalt + Starvation

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