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'May I have the sweet potato fries? '

DEFINITION: v., To not feel guilty about all the weight you're putting on, because you need all the extra calories you can get, to survive the harsh winter climate. n., A type of fat gained by mammals in preparation for winter hibernation.

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Hibery

Created by: PD4402

Pronunciation: Hibery (pronounced like the word fibery) hi-ber-ee

Sentence: The hibery I feel is wonderful because I will not freeze over the winter.

Etymology: Too Simple to explain without making the meaning complicated.

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Sinsulate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sin sool ayt

Sentence: We Northern Canadians try to sinsulate ourselves against our cold, 8 month long winter by ingesting as many heat-inducing foods as possible. Not only do we eat our native dishes like Mama Cheeseburgers and fries;Pemican; Chocolate Moose;Bear Claws;Reindeer Sausage;Arctic Char; Ukrainian Perogy's & Cabbage Rolls;Thai Cuisine;Italian Lasagne;Greek Moussaka;German Bratwurst;Mongolian Hotpot;Vietnamese Spring Rolls;French Bouef Bourgignone;Irish Stew;Scottish Haggis; Indian Masala, Samosas & Curry;Welsh Rarebit;Swedish Meatballs;London Broil; Spanish Paella;Cassoulet;Quebecois Poutine;Mexican Tacos & Enchiladas; Japanese Teriyaki and Shanghai Noodles, we also indulge in a few American treats: Kentucky Fried Chicken;Corn Pone;St.Louis Ribs;Dunkin Donuts and Ghiaradelli Chocolate. Yes, there are no borders we will not cross to sinsulate ourselves from the winter cold! And we wash down these meals with the appropriate international beverages. Thank Goodness for Free Trade.

Etymology: Sin(One of God's 7 things a good Christian should not do: (i.e: Gluttony;Greed); a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake;violent and excited activity) & Insulate(protect from heat, cold, noise, etc. by surrounding with insulating material)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx WOW! That reads like the menu from the International House of Heartattacks......mmmmmm-pierogies! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-20: 09:43:00

Ok, now I'm hungry. "International House of Heartattacks." HA! That was "rootin' tootin'" hilarious! - lumina, 2008-10-20: 20:19:00

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Inswellate

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: IN-swell-ate

Sentence: Peter's inswellation meant that his winter clothes were at least a size larger than his summer wardrobe meaning he often looked baggy in fall and pinched in the spring.

Etymology: in(sul)ate + swell

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COMMENTS:

love it - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-21: 10:52:00

Yep, great word ! But Peter should remember that 'clothes maketh not the man' - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 16:45:00

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Justifat

Created by: mvandyke

Pronunciation: just e fat

Sentence: 'Justifat', the weight you gain over the holidays to insulate you from the winters chill.

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What's the old saying: " When a man gets too fat to conceal his weight, he starts to boast about it" Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 16:48:00

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Thighbernation

kathleen

Created by: kathleen

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Hiberglutton

Created by: looseball

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Hiberflate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: hye-buhr-flayt

Sentence: Elwood and Charlotte both believed in the need to hiberflate during the autumn months, pigging out on as many calories and fatty foods as possible to prepare for winters cold, but Elwood always managed to outdo Charlotte on consumption and would even eat her portions when possible.

Etymology: Blend of hibernate and inflate

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metrohumanx Inspirational combo, big M ! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-20: 09:45:00

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Hiberglut

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: hy-ber-glut

Sentence: With both of them feeling the need to hiberglut in order to put on an extra layer of blubber for the winter, Harry and Harriet would compete with one another, consuming as many high fat, high calorie foods as possible during the autumn months and especially at Thanksgiving and other holiday meals.

Etymology: Blend of 'hibernate' (to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition) and 'glut' (to feed or fill to satiety; sate)

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Hamnesty

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: hām'-nə-stē

Sentence: "It sure is getting cold lately. Oh hey, if you're not going to finish that meat, I'll have the rest of it," said Margaret, adjusting her waistband, "and please pass the mashed potatoes and gravy," she stated, with hamnesty. She had been putting on quite a few pounds of insulard over the last few weeks.

Etymology: ham (Middle English, hamme "meat from the leg of a hog") + (Greek, amnéstía - oblivion, "a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment")

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COMMENTS:

Hilarious!! - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-21: 04:29:00

yes - very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-21: 10:54:00

It seems with Margaret that it's all going to waist! Great sentence & word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 16:34:00

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Insulflate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: insəlflāt

Sentence: As soon as the days started shortening, Chet knew it was time to insulflate. He would shamelessly start packing on the pounds to be sure he would get through the winter in good shape. To him round seemed like a good shape. This year he was especially proud that he had used the internet to find a mail-order source of muktuk.

Etymology: insulate (protect by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat) + inflate (increase by a large or excessive amount)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Shortening....hahaha. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-20: 09:47:00

what an inspired combo - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-20: 10:51:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-10-20: 09:35:00
good standard today:)

Nuwanda - 2008-10-20: 22:51:00
Does anyone else get an error message when trying to vote sometimes? I think it keeps counting the votes I am trying to cast even though it comes up with a long string of unintelligible text.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-16: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James