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'May I ask, what are you doing?'

DEFINITION: v., To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty". n., A tasty treat which has been accidentally dropped, then quickly salvaged and savored.

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Dropslob

Created by: Roosje

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Sentence: The dropslob found himself in an embarrassing situation when he was discovered snacking under the dining table where his young sister-in-law enjoyed her birthday cake.

Etymology: to drop + slob, disgusting

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Disgustatory

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: dis GUST a tor ee

Sentence: Gordie never met a snack he didn't like, even those that had been dropped on the floor. By other people. At some unknown time in the past. His love of disgustatory pleasures knew no bounds. Sometimes his friends called him "Grody" (for obvious reasons) or "Goaty" (due to his apparent ability to eat just about anything).

Etymology: disgust + gustatory (of or relating to eating or the sense of taste)

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Exsponge

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ex/spunj

Sentence: Having Dave exsponge the floors at home was a treat but at a dinner party it was a trifle(or jello, or birthday cake) embarrassing.

Etymology: expunge (delete, get rid of) + sponge (mop up)

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COMMENTS:

This combined with Purp's snackuum would cover hardwood and carpet treats. A+ Jab! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:47:00

If Dave's delicrassitude becomes too embarrasssing, he might need to be put on a food chain. Otherwise, call Spongebob! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-11: 18:35:00

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Crudeates

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: crude/eat/ays

Sentence: Once the platter of hors-d'oeuvres hit the floor the hungry guests quickly turned the crudites into crudeates.

Etymology: crudites (hors-d'oeuvre of mixed raw vegetables + crude + eat

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Very sophisticated word, J-wock! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:23:00

mais oui! - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:06:00

"Crud" - a great word that I sometime used frequently. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:32:00

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Dingegestion

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: din-jest-shun

Sentence: Marc thought that Cheese-It's tasted a little better after he dingegested them off of his grandma's shag carptet, shouting 5-second rule.

Etymology: dinge + ingestion

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Blitzonomy

Created by: bigdude1o1

Pronunciation:

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Spillunching

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spil-lənch-ng

Sentence: Harry was so clumsy that if he didn't believe in spillunching, he would have to almost double his food budget. He loved to cite the 5-second rule as he did his best to extract any dog hair or other foreign matter that may have come along for the ride. What he couldn't understand was why people always wanted to ask him if he had ever been caving.

Etymology: spill (cause or allow (liquid) to flow over the edge of its container) lunching (a meal eaten in the middle of the day) derivative of the word spelunking (the exploration of caves, esp. as a hobby)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx The spelunker's motto: Take only pictures Leave only footprints Kill only time :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:25:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:07:00

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Pizzaramics

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Peetz-uh-RAM-micks

Sentence: Sylvester loved all sorts of gooey things made out of lots of stuff like casseroles, pastas, and stews, so it came as no surprise to anyone that his most favorite thing in the world was to drop five things on the tiled kitchen floor and have a feast of pizzaramic proportions.

Etymology: Pizza: italian pie filled with lots of meaty and cheesy goodies + Ceramics: what tiled floors are often made of.

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Lamineat

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: lamənēt

Sentence: A true believer in the 5-second rule, Bob is likely to lamineat anything that hits the floor. His mother would fuss at him until she dropped one of her favorite cookies. She practically knocked him into the next room retrieving it.

Etymology: laminate (manufactured by placing layer on layer) + eat (put food into the mouth and chew and swallow it)

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Hyperglandous

Created by: deaninc

Pronunciation: hi-per-gland-us

Sentence: Being hyperglandous does have its opportunity

Etymology: The increased sensitivity of the oral receptors responding to an individual craving

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-11: 01:35:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you again remistram! ~ James

mplsbohemian - 2007-10-11: 22:57:00
There are a LOT of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-12: 00:30:00
Yes lots of floordoeuvres for thought. Tasty too! Even if they are all full of antipastogens. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-08: 00:20:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James