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'Wow! My brainwaves are melting cheese!'

DEFINITION: v. To pace, stare or drool in front of your stove or microwave, in an effort to use sheer willpower to make your food cook faster. n. A watched pot, pie or pudding.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: crave/wave

Sentence: When hunger completely occupies Joe's mind, he cravewaves his food with a little help from the nuker.

Etymology: CRAVEWAVE - verb - from CRAVE (to long for; want greatly; desire eagerly) + MICROWAVE (to cook, or prepare in a microwave oven)


Very apt; good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-02: 03:38:00


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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: sy-ko-ken-eat-ic

Sentence: The Amazing Nino, the mentalist, tried to use his incredible psychokineatic powers to rush his lunch. Unfortunately, The Amazing Nino was no kitchen magician and he'd have to wait like everyone else.

Etymology: psychokinesis: the alteration of the state of an object by mental powers alone without physical intervention + eat

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Created by: AnnieChandon




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Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: cul LIN ling ER

Sentence: Freddy’s culinlingering over his melting cheese-dog was partly due to his poor eating habits. He battled time, skipped meals, to become an over-bearing oaf in the kitchen. Leaning into the microwave, he imagined the appliance responded to his throbbing appetite with soothing efficiency.

Etymology: From: culinary and linger.


culinmerry word - Nosila, 2009-11-10: 17:16:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: eh gone

Sentence: he would regularly eggon the food in his microwave, convinced the warm feeling in his head was his brain adding extra heat to the oven, rather than vice versa.

Etymology: to egg on, to encourage


petaj Nice one - but I don't have any votes left today :-( - petaj, 2007-04-24: 23:39:00


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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: PASE bay ker

Sentence: Phil's wife calls him "The Pacebaker" because he walks a regular rhythm, back and forth, back and forth, "thump, thump, thump," the whole time his food is in the microwave. He seems to think he can keep it going and urge it along.

Etymology: pace + baker, a play on the word "pacemaker"

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Created by: joearcher

Pronunciation: telly-cook-neticks

Sentence: I was so desperate for my beans on toast I was using telecooknetics to speed up the toaster


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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: mynd-crow-wayv

Sentence: when she walked into the kitchen she found Allan standing in front of the oven, desperately trying to mindcrowave the osso buco in time for dinner

Etymology: mind, microwave


clever! - emmyb2, 2007-04-24: 11:12:00


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Created by: playdohheart

Pronunciation: Ma-cro-way-t

Sentence: I know "a watched pot never boils" but I still can never resist the urge to marcowait.

Etymology: Microwave, Macro, Wait

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Created by: babel

Pronunciation: watched-pot-am-ee

Sentence: Jason enjoyed indulging his watchedpotamy by microwaving a series of 20 pound frozen turkies on defrost setting.

Etymology: a watched pot never boils...

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-24: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Osomatic.
Thank you Osomatic! ~ James

Mustang - 2008-07-01: 08:09:00
The chef was no doubt a man of principle who would stick by his convections.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-10: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by Osomatic. Thank you Osomatic. ~ James