Verboticism: Buffake

'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: goŏrmändāt

Sentence: Rudy has tried every diet that has come down the pike. The latest? The gourmandate. You eat as many dates as you possibly can on the theory that you overwhelm the digestive system so that it can’t possibly process the excess. Has he lost any weight? What do you think?

Etymology: gourmand (a person who enjoys eating and often eats too much) + mandate (an official order or commission to do something) + date (a sweet, dark brown, fruit)

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: munch - ryt

Sentence: Marissa was very much involved in munchrite; a ceremonial 'dining' wherein she would endlessly and devotedly chomp on granola bars, a variety of nuts and dried fruits and other organic foods that she believed would insure her lasting health and vitality.

Etymology: Blend of 'munch' (to snack esp. extensively or frequently) and 'rite' (a formal or ceremonial act or procedure prescribed or customary in religious or other solemn use)


right on the mark - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:31:00

metrohumanx And don't forget the entrail mix. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 19:57:00


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Created by: administraitor

Pronunciation: ra-shon-or-mi-ti

Sentence: Gilda justified her eating habits thus: "If one grapefruit is good for you, two must be gooder!" However, the application of this rationormity to all food groups led her to become a food groupie of huge (pro)portions!

Etymology: ration + rationalize + enormity


petaj Just as well Gilda was not the treasurer. Her rationomics would have sent them broke. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 22:37:00


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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /glʌtsplɔɪt/

Sentence: He spent much effort tyring to glutsploit his diets and fitnesse his exercise schemes, searching for a lazy way to lose weight. He did succeed in losing weight, but in the end, his complicated methods involved more work than he would have spent on calorie-counting and daily exercise. Some think that his weight loss was due more to the extreme stress caused by his methods than it was to the methods themselves.

Etymology: From glut + exploit


Wow - no wonder it took you so long to get that sentence out - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 12:36:00

That actually only took a few minutes. I just had to go teach my classes for the day beforehand, and I wanted to get a word out first in hopes of gleaning some morning votes. - ErWenn, 2007-06-20: 18:01:00


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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gore-mand-go

Sentence: Some people thought Lenny was totally aliMENTAL, but he was a dedicated practitioner of gourmandgo. This diet regime required him to eat copious amounts of mangoes all the while fidgetlicking to burn up calories.

Etymology: go man go (encouraging cry for those exercising) + gourmandise (make a pig of oneself) + mango (yum, plus full of antioxidants)


Don't blame me... I voted for Gourmand. - Clayton, 2007-06-20: 05:59:00

Appearantly, he had no grape desire to change his currant eating habits. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:46:00

petaj No, he was persimmonently sticking to the regime, although the side effects of all that fibre were difficult to pear. He kept appleying himself to the diet the same way he plummed the depths in his study of Mandarin and was still olive long after his grandchildren started dating. They apricioted his efforts and did not ban a nana from joining him, although he was figgin ginormous after a couple of years. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 22:53:00


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Created by: cococo

Pronunciation: heal - teet

Sentence: I'm healteating very often because I want to lose weight.

Etymology: health + eat

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Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Ab Nib Ball

Sentence: It is really difficult to live with Kate, especially her abnibble attitude to food and diet, she scrutinises every single thing I attempt to eat.

Etymology: Abnormal + Nibble = Abnibble Abnormal, not the usual, extremely or excessively large. Nibble, to take a small bite, to eat or chew small amounts.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: lik o suk shun

Sentence: Her Catholic upbringing had programmed her to believe that acts were only sinful when you took pleasure in them, so she applied the same logic to eating, figuring that you wouldn't get fat if you didn't enjoy the food. Her lickosuction technique unfortunately had the opposite effect, as it didn't involve chewing, which was the only calorie burning part of the process.

Etymology: liposuction, lick, suction


Obviously, she was a Cathaholick. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:11:00

it made eating salad difficult because she was a romaine catholick - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 09:31:00

Life would have been easier if she were Chewish. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:40:00

foodha would say that the existance of her cheeseburger would be moo. - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 10:07:00

and Gibran would say 'Beauty is eternity grazing at itself in a mirror' - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 11:05:00

petaj And the love of honey is the pursuit of all weevils. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:08:00


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: GORJ-eh-mone-ey

Sentence: Clarissa is a gorgemony devotee who engages in a ritualistic 'dining' wherein she endlessly and vigorously eats huge amounts of granola bars, a variety of nuts and dried fruits and other organic foods that she believes will insure her lasting health and vitality.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'gorge' (v. to stuff with food (usually used reflexively or passively) and 'ceremony' (n. any formal act or observance, especially a meaningless one)

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sn - akt - kins

Sentence: Rosalie decided to go on the Snactkins diet. It was based on the Atkins diet but it allowed her to act like she was on a diet, while eating little snacks 10 times a day.

Etymology: snack, act, Atkins


mrskellyscl very clever - mrskellyscl, 2010-01-14: 09:40:00

I feel like having a snack now... - Nosila, 2010-01-14: 21:50:00


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