Verboticism: Prehamble

'Are you prepping for the office lunch?'

DEFINITION: v. To pig out at your desk right before a business lunch, so you'll be satisfied with a salad and water at the restaurant, and create the impression that you're not a glutton. n., A secret snack taken to strengthen one's resolve not to eat too much while others are watching.

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Prehamble

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pree/ham/bul

Sentence: As a prehamble to her weightwatchers reunion she would pig out on meaty ham sandwiches so she could nibble contentedly on lettuce all evening.

Etymology: preamble + ham

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Comments: Prehamble

silveryaspen - 2008-01-15: 09:57:00
Great job of hamming it up! Made me smile!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-15: 16:37:00
Cryptopig! Love your word!

bananabender - 2008-01-16: 01:15:00
You've brought home the bacon this time!