Verboticism: Bicepticemia

Bicepticemia

Created by: Jabberwocky

Definition: v. To return to the gym in order to get back in shape, only to over-do-it and injure yourself. n. An injury which is the result of an overly ambitious exercise program.

Pronunciation: by/sep/ti/see/me/a

Sentence: I thought it was only a muscle tear but it turned into the dreaded bicepticemia which ended my fifteen minutes of gym fame.

Etymology: bicep + septicemia

Points: 536

Voted For!

Comments: Bicepticemia

petaj - 2008-05-06: 06:36:00
nice one. ABSolutely, good word.

galwaywegian - 2008-05-06: 07:48:00
imPECcable!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-05-06: 17:38:00
I think I'll muscle in on this one!

Nosila - 2008-05-07: 01:54:00
J - what sinew with you? good word