Verboticism: Uslurp

'Why are you licking the wrapper?'

DEFINITION: v. tr., To secretly snap up and gobble down a small bit of food left on a dish, wrapping or pot. n., The small bits of tasty food, like melted cheese or veggies, that stick to food wrapping.

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Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: yoo-SLURP

Sentence: He eyed Tiny's cheesyfriedsamplerplate greedily, knowing it was only a matter of time before he uslurped it.

Etymology: usurp (take over or occupy without right as in usurp a neighbor's land or possessions...or food scraps!) + slurp (ingest, forcefully, hurriedly, perhaps even with loud sucking noises)

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Comments: Uslurp

OZZIEBOB - 2007-09-27: 20:43:00
Great word!