Verboticism: Idiosyncaloric

'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: Mustang

Pronunciation: GORJ-eh-mone-ey

Sentence: Clarissa is a gorgemony devotee who engages in a ritualistic 'dining' wherein she endlessly and vigorously eats huge amounts of granola bars, a variety of nuts and dried fruits and other organic foods that she believes will insure her lasting health and vitality.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'gorge' (v. to stuff with food (usually used reflexively or passively) and 'ceremony' (n. any formal act or observance, especially a meaningless one)

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: posh/nosh

Sentence: She would only eat food worthy of her position. Her poshnosh habit unforunately only involved rich food

Etymology: posh nosh


petaj Sounds like her tastes were Victorian. Hmm is that the dinner bell Beckhaming? - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:23:00


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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: lumina

Pronunciation: sni/bler

Sentence: In an attempt to lose 15 pounds in one week, the week before her wedding of course, Jan joined her sister's online weight loss support group and was now an official snibbler. Snibblers believe that as long as you snack and nibble from the plates of those around you and NEVER make a plate for yourself, the embarrassment alone will be a great motivator, as well as the many times your hand will be slapped away.

Etymology: Snack Nibble


How can I join? - readerwriter, 2008-08-13: 18:01:00

It's like when you eat alone in the one sees so it does not count! - Nosila, 2008-08-14: 00:34:00


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Created by: Pythias


Sentence: His gaze was locked in utter horror as she could only snibble and nitpick her way around the pie.

Etymology: selectively nibble


To snibble kibble can cause a quibble. (sorry!) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:18:00


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Created by: ajcor

Pronunciation: as it sounds

Sentence: What is bound to happen if one tries to eat another's person's PIZZA while indulging single mindly in a frolic of one's own!

Etymology: Pizza as in food of choice and Slap as in what happens as a direct result to the Pizza Top Licker. Particularly when the Crumb to yummy Pizza Top ratio has been studied empirically and found lacking!

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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: blondibabi121692

Pronunciation: an or ex ee ting



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Created by: ryanpetie

Pronunciation: kon-floom

Sentence: Diana was conflicted: she wanted to eat the battered Twinkie so much, but the wedding dress wasn't going to magically alter itself. So she conflumed the Twinkie and felt much better about life.

Etymology: conflict-consumed

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