Verboticism: Absolvipose



Created by: petaj

Definition: v., To not feel guilty about all the weight you're putting on, because you need all the extra calories you can get, to survive the harsh winter climate. n., A type of fat gained by mammals in preparation for winter hibernation.

Pronunciation: ab-SOLVE-i-pose

Sentence: Confronted with a cornucopia of Christmas goodies, Carol (get it? Christmas), took an absolvipose stance tucking into an overflowing plate of roast turkey and trimmings and filling her capacious handbag with a dozen mince pies to keep her going on the cold walk home.

Etymology: absolve (free from guilt) + adipose (fatty)

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