Verboticism: Syruptitous

'Why are you licking the wrapper?'

DEFINITION: v. tr., To secretly snap up and gobble down a small bit of food left on a dish, wrapping or pot. n., The small bits of tasty food, like melted cheese or veggies, that stick to food wrapping.

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Syruptitous

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sur - up - tish - us

Sentence: Mollie felt very syruptitious as she held the plate close to her face and licked up all the syrup after breakfast. She hoped that no one realized what she was really doing.

Etymology: syrup (sweet topping used for pancakes, waffles and in candy) + surreptitious (done or acquired in secret, operating by stealth)

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Comments: Syruptitous

Nosila - 2011-06-09: 18:14:00
Love it...sweet!