Verboticism: Ostrichificate

'Please don't eat that stuff in front of me.'

DEFINITION: v., To eat a strictly regulated diet in order to compensate for a complete lack of control when it comes to drinking. n., A smoker and drinker who becomes a vegan in order to "reverse the damage".

Create | Read

Ostrichificate

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: os trich' i fi kate -- accent on 2nd syllable

Sentence: After sending his kid brother to buy him another six-pack and a carton of smokes, Bruno ostrichificated by preparing his evening meal of crispy tofu nuggets with soymilk gravy, broccoli crowns braised in vegetable broth, and filtered water.

Etymology: ostrich (animal which is alleged to hide its head in the sand at the first sign of danger) + ificate (to cause to happen)

Points: 611

Vote For