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'May I ask, what are you doing?'

DEFINITION: v., To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty". n., A tasty treat which has been accidentally dropped, then quickly salvaged and savored.

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Graviteat

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: grav it eet

Sentence: It got to be too much for Julie. Taking her partner Matt out to trendy cocktail parties and other social outings were too embarrassing for her. You see, Matt would graviteat anything that he "accidentally" dropped on the ground. The first ten or twenty times it happened one could put down to clumsiness. But it now became apparent to Julie that he was doing it on purpose. He finally admitted to her that he loved to floorage for food...it somehow tasted better to him. She would have to find him a support group, like Parqueteaters Anonymous or ThirsaTiles or LinoleYum or Carpet Consumers and their Underlaying Causes. If she didn't, there would be no Welcome, Matt.

Etymology: Gravity (The force of attraction between the Earth's mass for bodies near its surface) & Gravitate (be attracted to;move toward) & Eat (consume food)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Welcome Matt ! Love it. VERY satisfying microstory, Nosila. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:21:00

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Consperate

Created by: destrict

Pronunciation: con-sper-rate

Sentence: After dropping her ice cream, the little girl decided to consperate it with vigor.

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Upgrub

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: UHP-gruhb

Sentence: Fastidiousness wasn't one of Bob's stronger points. And from the time when he was a drover on the Barcoo, and nearly had to eat a barcoo sandwich to survive, his philosophy was that if it was food, it was edible. So when any yumflot hit the floor, Bob quickly upgrubbed it.

Etymology: Blend of YUM & FLOT(sam): By analogy -when tasty food falls "overboard. Yum: yummy, tasty, scrumptious. UPGRUB: grub: "food" & vb: to forage.

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good one - Mustang, 2008-09-30: 14:16:00

metrohumanx Yumflot upgrub never ever foodsnub. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:27:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:08:00

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Fulkingly

Created by: ambercriss

Pronunciation: Fool-king-le

Sentence: He was fulkingly the floor.

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Foodianslip

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: food/ee/an/slip

Sentence: At the party, Joe just reacted with another foodianslip when he dropped his cake and then immediately proceeded to get down on all-fours to lick the icing off the rug.

Etymology: FOODIANSLIP - noun - FOOD + FREUDIAN SLIP

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Good one - OZZIEBOB, 2008-10-01: 18:15:00

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Fook

Created by: FreakoSpeako

Pronunciation:

Sentence: before anyone looks lets fook the food.

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Tenseconder

ajnemajrje

Created by: ajnemajrje

Pronunciation: ten-sek-on-dur

Sentence: John eats food off the floor all the time. He is a total tenseconder

Etymology: a person who takes the "ten second" rule a little to much to heart.

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Linoleyum

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lin ol ee yum

Sentence: When Frasier accidentally dropped something tasty on the floor, the floor automatically became a linoleyum. He dove to lick up the treat before the five second rule applied and could win gold medals for his efforts.

Etymology: Linoleum (a floor covering) & Yum (an interjection that means delicious)

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Spillunching

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spil-lənch-ng

Sentence: Harry was so clumsy that if he didn't believe in spillunching, he would have to almost double his food budget. He loved to cite the 5-second rule as he did his best to extract any dog hair or other foreign matter that may have come along for the ride. What he couldn't understand was why people always wanted to ask him if he had ever been caving.

Etymology: spill (cause or allow (liquid) to flow over the edge of its container) lunching (a meal eaten in the middle of the day) derivative of the word spelunking (the exploration of caves, esp. as a hobby)

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metrohumanx The spelunker's motto: Take only pictures Leave only footprints Kill only time :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:25:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:07:00

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Dingegestion

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: din-jest-shun

Sentence: Marc thought that Cheese-It's tasted a little better after he dingegested them off of his grandma's shag carptet, shouting 5-second rule.

Etymology: dinge + ingestion

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-11: 01:35:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you again remistram! ~ James

mplsbohemian - 2007-10-11: 22:57:00
There are a LOT of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-12: 00:30:00
Yes lots of floordoeuvres for thought. Tasty too! Even if they are all full of antipastogens. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-08: 00:20:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James