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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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Streetmeat

Created by: younger

Pronunciation: Street-Meet

Sentence: I picked my hot dog up off the ground so quickly, there were only a few crunchies when I ate it. Another successful Streetmeat lunch!

Etymology: Meat that hits the Street

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Picplummetnic

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: pik-pluhm-it-nik

Sentence: The picplummetnic of choice was the stale spilled beer mixed with bits of kitty litter which created a surprisingly tasty soup complete with chewy morsels of flavour.

Etymology: picnic + plummet

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Snackuum

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: snak-youm

Sentence: Judging from the bloody finger he was sporting, it was evident that Bob had a run-in with the dog when he tried to snacuum the chip from the floor.

Etymology: snack, vacuum

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COMMENTS:

Blend of snack & vacuum. Where will it end, Purps: absolutely love it!!! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-11: 05:02:00

I laughed out loud before 8am. You win a prize. Eureka I've found a Hooverchip and a Kirbycake. Great word Purp! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:43:00

perfect! - remistram, 2007-10-11: 10:57:00

I guess a group of them would be called a snackuum pack - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 12:31:00

libertybelle that's a terrific word! - libertybelle, 2007-10-11: 12:37:00

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Germunch

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: jərmənch

Sentence: Billy*s mom is a germ-a-phobe. Her house is cleaner than a surgeon*s hands. When he went away to college Billy became the antithesis of of her. He would eat anything on a dare; worms, cockroaches, food off the bathroom floor. He extended the 5-second rule to the 5-minute rule. He would germunch just about anything just to get a reaction. Because of his reduced stature his friends often referred to him as the germunchkin.

Etymology: germ (a microorganism, esp. one that causes disease) + munch (eat (something) with a continuous and often audible action of the jaws)

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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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Gravitidbits

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: grav-eh-tid-bits

Sentence: To Murray, just watching snacks drop inside a vending machine made his mouth water. But when food precipitasted to the floor, he could not resist the gravitidbit. Something about falling always improved the flavor. Precipitaste: To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty"

Etymology: Gravity + tidbit

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Plibble

Created by: micvice

Pronunciation: PLIH-bul

Sentence: Marcel was very clumsy and a bit of a glutton, so naturally quite the plibbler.

Etymology: plop, nibble

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Snatcho

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Snatch-oh

Sentence: Martin looked on in horror as the martini olive pinged from his cocktail stick and disappeared under the fridge. He made a dash for the fridge door, bending over and swiping his hand underneath it. The manoeuvre managed to snatcho two pieces of Go-Kat biscuit, a crusty malteser and the hairy olive. "Choice!", he thought.

Etymology: Snatch - To take quickly. Nacho - small pieces of fried tortilla

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Floordoeuvre

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: flor-derv

Sentence: since the advent of the 5 second rule, i have been able to enjoy many floordoeuvres with a clear conscience

Etymology: floor, hors doeuvre

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COMMENTS:

Fabulous! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-11: 04:42:00

Another great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-11: 05:04:00

perfect - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 06:00:00

excellent rik! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:24:00

Says it all. Excellent! - fourgirls, 2007-10-11: 08:52:00

Outstanding selection. - systemax57, 2007-10-13: 20:35:00

wow!!!good one - aigle101, 2007-10-17: 10:18:00

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Hungreed

Created by: FayeWord

Pronunciation: hung-greed

Sentence:

Etymology:

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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