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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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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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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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Plick

Created by: grllkme

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Linoleyumyum

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: lin-OLE-ee-yum-yum

Sentence: Bart didn't subscribe to the '5 second rule', he considered anything that had been dropped on the floor by himself or others to be a delectable linoleyumyum however long it may have been laying there.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'linoleum' and 'yum yum'

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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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Whoopsidining

Created by: Anthporter

Pronunciation: hwoop-see-die-ning

Sentence: Todd went whoopsidining after Rachel spilled her chocolate mousse. It was disgusting!

Etymology: Whoops + ups-a-daisy + Dining

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Recovereats

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: re-cov-er-eats

Sentence: When his bowl of cheeseballs were knocked onto the floor, Mel sprung into action and quickly began rescue and recovereats maneuvers so that he could continue to watch the game with his favorite snacks at his side.

Etymology: recovery: the act of regaining or restoring something lost + eats: articles of food; snacks

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Nowasteaphobia

Created by: aigle101

Pronunciation: no-waste-a-phobia

Sentence: My cousin has that nowasteaphobia disease ,he is so scared of wasting any food whether it's on the floor or has been in the fridge for a long period of time he will eat anything

Etymology: no;negative response;waste;usually no longer good ;phobia: scared of something

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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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Cryptoflooridium

Created by: MadTripper

Pronunciation: krĭp'tō-flōr-rĭd'ē-əm

Sentence: We always thought our dog was great at cleaning up the floor during dinner, however, since our 7 month old son learned to crawl, he has really mastered the art of obtaining cryptoflooridium.

Etymology: Floor Cryptosporidium

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Hungreed

Created by: FayeWord

Pronunciation: hung-greed

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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