Verboticism: Dietscary

'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: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: di-et-scare-y

Sentence: Marie's dietscary requirements consisted of whatever wacko fad-diet she read about in the supermarket check-out. One day she would eat nothing but papaya, another day, nuts and twigs. At least she never had to worry about her lunch being stolen.

Etymology: diet: a regulated system of food for health or cosmetic reasons + dietary: a system or regimen of diet + scary: frightening

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