Verboticism: Thinbawl

'I've been working out on this ab machine every day for a week'

DEFINITION: n. The creepy pounds that sneak onto your waist even though you've been exercising and watching what you eat. v. To exercise rigorously, diet fastidiously, and yet still gain weight.

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Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: stellth-food

Sentence: The scale gave a small muffled electronic scream when Andy brought his full weight to bear. He was just about done with trying to shape up; two weeks of treadmill and proper diet had led to a 5-pound gain. Unfortunately, Andy had been mistaken in his meal-selecting logic, and all of the sensible meals he had recently consumed were in fact stealthfoods. The 8-oz portion of fish the night before, for example, had come from an Eastern Stoned Lardwrasse. After a lazy afternoon on the reef smoking reefer, the fish had consumed a bag of Funyuns, 3 Big Macs, 2 orders of fries, a chocolate shake, and a carton of Haagen Daazs. Leaving his friends laughing in his enormous wake, calling him names like "Marlin Brando", the lardwrasse had groggily stumbled into a waiting net, his certain doom, and another veneer of fat on Andy's barely denim-constrained buttocks.

Etymology: stealth + food; ala healthfood


What a witty twist to come up with an eat-it-self-to-death fish that packs weight on humans! Topped off with a meaning full great pun! Excellent Won! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:06:00

Now I know why I almost bought that bag of Bloomin' Onion Crisps at the store tonight. Bastard Banky! (Sorry James!) Nice word! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-19: 20:55:00


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Created by: paperhoard

Pronunciation: Fatty-mo-sis

Sentence: Jim seems to gain weight by simply having fatty food near his paunch. Scientifically this process is called fattimosis, fat traveling from one area to another directly through the paunch layer. Jim is now at the point where he can butter his bread simply by rubbing it across his stomach.

Etymology: Fatty + Osmosis


Great last line ... Great Verboticism! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:46:00

very funny - bookowl, 2008-03-19: 14:23:00

Thank you! - paperhoard, 2008-03-19: 14:46:00


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Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: fat IC u lus

Sentence: I work out, I try to eat properly and then even after painstaking detailed gym attendance this damn faticulous weight appears.

Etymology: FAT: + RIDICULOUS: not serious, unreasonable METICULOUS: careful attention to detail

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fridj a men

Sentence: Martin was on a strict fridgimen to change his eating habits and body shape. Six times a day, he would vigorously stride (a cardio pulmonary exercise) to his refrigerator, open and close the door twenty times (to get a good upper body workout) and then bend over to get a beer from the bottom or reach up into the freezer to get an iced beer mug or ice cream treat (stretching exercises). He might also reach far into the back of the fridge (more stretching) to get cold fried chicken or lemon meringue pie out to eat. His theory was that if the food was cold, his body would have to burn more calories to warm it up so that he could digest it. Yes, his fridgimen was a good thermal workout and yet despite his fine muscle tone (for a 300 pound man) he never seemed to lose any weight. He just put it down to the fact that muscle weighed more than fat...

Etymology: Fridge (nickname for a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor, designed to keep foods cold) & Regimen ((medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)

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Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /siks-pak-FLABZ/

Sentence: Russell had switched to whole-grain doughnuts, light beer, and he was now using only low-fat mayonaise on his bacon and cheese sandwiches, plus, he'd been taking the stairs up to his 2nd floor apartment once a day, instead of using the elevator, and he'd even started doing armchair aerobics — trying to reach down to touch his knees during the TV commercials — and yet he was still gaining weight. Now he had sixpackflabs to show for it, and was well on his way to sporting a keg-belly.

Etymology: blend of; Six-Pack-Abs - well developed abdominal muscles (colloqiualism for the three pairs of bulges apparent in well defined abdominal muscles) + Flabs - soft fatty body tissue (back-formation from flabby, from Middle English, flabband "flapping")


Roared with laughter over keg-belly and sixpackflabs! Terrific Wons! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:02:00


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Created by: DragonRider428

Pronunciation: rhymes with bubbles/bubbles with an l

Sentence: I keep exercising virgorously but these blubbes keep appearing!

Etymology: derived from the word "bubbles" - refers to the pounds gained even when exercising and dieting.

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Created by: Soyabaa96

Pronunciation: Fat so` ish man ism

Sentence: I have a horrible case of Fatsoishmanism


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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: kil-err-joolz

Sentence: every time he attempted to lose weight he would be ambushed by killerjoules

Etymology: killer, kilojoules


So true! So Powerful! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:11:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ex/pan/ser/cise

Sentence: No matter how much he worked out, he tended to eat more and more which unfortunately just exasserbated the problem and turned the two into an expansercise for his body.

Etymology: Expand + expanse + exercise


maybe he should see an expancorcist - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-19: 11:46:00

Be he was exassperated! Was this also a play on dancercise! Interesting Word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 20:35:00


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Itz - fats - yoo - ayt

Sentence: When Melvin saw how much 'girth' he'd gained in recent months he muttered to himself while staring, mouth agape, at his reflection in the mirror, "I know itsfatsyouate, you big blob."

Etymology: Play on the word infatuate. Infers being infatuated with rich, fatty foods.

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