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'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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Skimcal

Created by: Jmakin

Pronunciation:

Sentence: By skimcaling her dinner Alice got to eat her cake and have it too.

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Eatiosyndiet

Created by: diplogreeable

Pronunciation: eet-ee-o-sin-dy-et

Sentence: Kelly was clearly experiencing a case of eatiosyndiet as she ritualistically averted the cheese in her omelette in order to eat a low fat meal.

Etymology: Eat + idiosyncrasy + diet

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Unoshnique

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: yoo-NOSH-neek

Sentence: Although Bob often chewed his food 82 times before swallowing, and even suggested that humans could survive on air and water alone, his most wacky unoshnique was the claim that any food and, in particular, pizza and ice-cream eaten between meals, didn't contribute to weight gain.

Etymology: Blend of UNIQUE & NOSH: food; nibble; snacking between meal & TECHNIQUE

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:32:00

U R Unique! - Nosila, 2008-08-14: 00:31:00

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Gourmandgo

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gore-mand-go

Sentence: Some people thought Lenny was totally aliMENTAL, but he was a dedicated practitioner of gourmandgo. This diet regime required him to eat copious amounts of mangoes all the while fidgetlicking to burn up calories.

Etymology: go man go (encouraging cry for those exercising) + gourmandise (make a pig of oneself) + mango (yum, plus full of antioxidants)

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COMMENTS:

Don't blame me... I voted for Gourmand. - Clayton, 2007-06-20: 05:59:00

Appearantly, he had no grape desire to change his currant eating habits. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:46:00

petaj No, he was persimmonently sticking to the regime, although the side effects of all that fibre were difficult to pear. He kept appleying himself to the diet the same way he plummed the depths in his study of Mandarin and was still olive long after his grandchildren started dating. They apricioted his efforts and did not ban a nana from joining him, although he was figgin ginormous after a couple of years. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 22:53:00

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Ritestuffing

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ryte stuf fing

Sentence: Ava Dupois had developed a system called ritestuffing to try and watch her calories. If she ordered a big juicy hamburger with all the trimmings, she would be sure to order a diet soda with which to wash it down. Her logic being that the no calories in the soda would counteract the many calories of the burger. In her mind, you could undo all the harm that your favourite fatty foods might do simply by counterbalancing with non-caloric foods. By the same ritestuffing philosophy, she'd eat apple pie with low-cal frozen yogurt on top;mix rum with diet Coke; wash down chocolate cake with skim milk and eat French fries with diet ketchup. She dreamed she could market her philosophy and become the next big diet guru to make a fortune. Move over Jenny Craig and WeightWatchers! Although mentally she felt skinnier using ritestuffing, for some reason, she was having problems fitting into her clothes. This of course she put down to the theory of the dreaded shrinkhangers that lurked in her closet.

Etymology: Rite (ritual,of or relating to or characteristic of religious rituals; any customary observance or practice)& Stuffing (overeating or eating immodestly; make a pig of oneself; fillng completely)& The Right Stuff (You've got what it takes, and then some!)

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metrohumanx Goddess of glee! Pasha of puns! Ava Dupois, INDEED! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 03:33:00

Very nice - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-13: 18:23:00

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Dietscary

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: di-et-scare-y

Sentence: Marie's dietscary requirements consisted of whatever wacko fad-diet she read about in the supermarket check-out. One day she would eat nothing but papaya, another day, nuts and twigs. At least she never had to worry about her lunch being stolen.

Etymology: diet: a regulated system of food for health or cosmetic reasons + dietary: a system or regimen of diet + scary: frightening

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Nutrabingo

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: new-tra-bing-o; new-tra-binj

Sentence: Hamish didn't know Nutrabingo was the latest fad in dieting. It made eating a game. Yes, a game! The player, or eater, could play solitarily or with others. The game involved gathering bits of nutrition of as many colors as possible on a base of pizza crust and licking them off. Extra points were given for foods of secondary colors. Points were lost if any of the crust was eaten. Whoever got full first yelled "Nutrabingo!" And everyone laughed which is good for digestion. You could laugh, too, even if you were eating alone. It was a complicated and ever-evolving game, but very rewarding as the pizza base could be used over and over again. Even so, Cerise couldn't blame Hamish--she had just found out about Nutrabinging herself. She loved the game almost as much as she loved playing Verbotomy.

Etymology: nutrabingo: noun, from a combination of nutrition + the game of Bingo; nutrabinge: verb, from a combination of nutrition and binge

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metrohumanx That pepperoni was a little gamey... - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 03:28:00

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Snibble

Created by: Pythias

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Sentence: His gaze was locked in utter horror as she could only snibble and nitpick her way around the pie.

Etymology: selectively nibble

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To snibble kibble can cause a quibble. (sorry!) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:18:00

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Ritualemia

Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: writ tyou ul e mia

Sentence: When in full ritualemia, she ate only the pimentos from the olives.

Etymology: ritual - rite emia - disorder

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Buffake

Created by: sweetking

Pronunciation: buh-feyk

Sentence: It was maddening to watch her fill an entire plate with desserts and then proceed to eat only the chocolate bits of each item. If she would just eat one full dessert it would have less calories than trying to buffake her way around the meal.

Etymology: combining buffet and fake

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let them eat buffake. - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-14: 11:02:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 01:30:00
Today's definition was inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Rollback. It may be science fiction, but when Rob gets rolling you can't help but laugh at the details of our daily lives -- like eating pizza. Rollback's pizza moment starts off with, "She was used to the way her husband ate pizza, but couldn't actually say she liked it", and then jumps right into the gory details. Thanks Rob! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 04:41:00
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