Verboticism: Trashcycle

'Is that toilet paper on your clothesline?'

DEFINITION: v. To compulsively wash and excessively reuse "disposable items", like paper cups, plastic utensils or kleenex tissues. n. An obsessive compulsion to reuse disposable items, often combined with a disposal inhibition.

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Trashcycle

Created by: Raquelle

Pronunciation: trash sahy kul

Sentence: "Is that toilet paper on your clothesline?" "Of course, we trashcycle everything in this household."

Etymology: Trash, from refuse or rubbish but also meaning foolish or pointless; and Cycle, as in round / series (i.e. recycle)

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