Verboticism: Caloregret

'Yikes! Spring is almost here and this stupid scale is still wrong.'

DEFINITION: n. That sinking feeling you get when you realize that you will be shedding your winter coat, before you can possibly shed the extra layer of insulation (i.e. fat) that you gained over the winter. v. To worry about your weight.

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: cal-oar-ee-gret

Sentence: Sue blamed her failure to lose the weight she'd gained over the holidays and resultant caloregret on those pint-sized purveyors of post-Christmas confections, the Girl Scouts.

Etymology: calorie, regret

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Comments: Caloregret

w5lf9s - 2007-02-28: 04:53:00
you do have a knack for the simple, straightforward combination of meanings. I like it! Here's my vote.

toadstool57 - 2007-02-28: 07:43:00
Girl Scouts using " the look" to pedal their cookies. You just can't say no. I'll go as far as to say "the look" earns them a merit badge, and I blame them for my spare tire. Just Kiddin ;)

Alchemist - 2007-02-28: 08:53:00
Ok, everyone pile on the girl scouts :) Who are you, MeMe Roth? (google it). hehe, j/k. nice word!

purpleartichokes - 2007-02-28: 10:28:00
Oh my, MeMe is quite blobsessed! I wonder if she's ever been pummeled by by a Brownie.