Verboticism: Chipuncture

Chipuncture

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Created by: artr

Definition: n., A cut, or puncture wound on the roof of the mouth inflicted while consuming dangerously crunchy-sharp foods, like potato chips. v., To cut the roof your mouth while eating extra crispy snack foods.

Pronunciation: chipəngkchər

Sentence: Sam loves his tortilla snacks. What he doesn*t love is when he chipunctures the roof of his mouth with these insidious little shards of corn. Not only do they chipuncture the flesh, they immediately inject salt into the wound.

Etymology: chip (a thin slice of food made crisp by being fried, baked, or dried and typically eaten as a snack) + puncture (a small hole in something such as the skin, caused by a sharp object)

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