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'Ewhh! You're eating chocolate-covered ants with a knife and fork!?'

DEFINITION: v., To use a knife and fork to eat foods like hamburgers, pizza, or pigeon wings, which are customarily consumed using one's hands. n., A person who is afraid to eat food touched by human hands.

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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: cut + leer + ee

Sentence: Even though "cutleery" is an adjective, it can be used to describe someone who uses a knife and fork to eat hamburgers, pizza or &etc.

Etymology: cutlery + leery


so many good words today - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 16:20:00

I not sure if he'll be able to cut the mustard! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-09: 18:31:00


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Created by: Nonverbal

Pronunciation: fini gast


Etymology: finicky gastronome

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: yew-ten-sil-EYE-tis

Sentence: Webster has an odd fixation his friends have labled utensilitis, wherein he feels compelled to use utensils to eat all manner of food to avoid eating anything touched by human hands, even his own.

Etymology: Blend of 'utensil' and the suffix 'itis' (humorous - Used to form the names of various fictitious afflictions or diseases)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kut ler eel eet izm

Sentence: Reginald Sheffield 111 was a snob and a devotee of cutlerylitism. He believed very strongly that humans must continue to prove their superiority to other creatures by continuing to show off their use of utensils while consuming nutrition. Ice cream cones, chocolate bars, sandwiches, hot dogs, even hamburgers were always eaten using knives, spoons and forks. The only advantage was that your hands never got sticky but the main disadvantages of such a belief were that it took ten times longer to eat anything (picture a big bunch of grapes or cherries) and one looked like a real twit!

Etymology: Cutlery (silverware; utensils used to prepare and eat food) & Elitism (1.The belief that certain persons or members of certain classes or groups deserve favored treatment by virtue of their perceived superiority, as in intellect, social status, or financial resources;a.The sense of entitlement enjoyed by such a group or class).

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fret ik eht

Sentence: His fretiquette derived from a summer camp where as a child he saw a cook with the personal hygiene of an epidemic.

Etymology: fret etiquette

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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: para-lit-a-dij-eh-TAY-shun

Sentence: Peter's paralytidigitation was nearly debilitating. Were it not for his utensilization he would not be able to feed himself. Now all he had to do was to get over his creeping fear of the machines that prepared his food. utensilization = using utensils to eat

Etymology: Paralyize + digit + -ation. I first encountered this watching people eat from the buffet on cruise ships.

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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: fawrk-ih-tood

Sentence: Despite all the gawking and weird looks she ate her 3 scoop ice cream cone with confident forkitude and unwavering courage.

Etymology: fork + fortitude


very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 16:16:00


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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sil-vur-hore

Sentence: It was true that Joe was a silverwhore, but using forkplay on his pizza slices and toast ultimately led to him shedding 10 pounds.

Etymology: silverware, whore


You caught me. I've used forkplay on a pizza before. Funny word Purp! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-09: 10:03:00

Don't be ashamed, I did that yesterday to a messy pizza, then I threw caution to the wind and grabbed it by the crust. - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-09: 15:25:00

and it made his culinary experience so much more satisfying - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-09: 16:21:00


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Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: AY-nuhl-yoo-TEHN-siv

Sentence: He was so analutensive, he brought out his own sterile pack of silverware at the Ethiopian restaurant, where he was meeting his fiance's parents for the first time. Soon thereafter, his embarrassed fiance ripped him a new one, and the next day he underwent cutlerectal surgery. (cutlery + colorectal)

Etymology: anal-retentive + utensil


You got to the BOTTOM of things Scrab! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-09: 09:54:00

very clarsey - rikboyee, 2007-10-09: 19:13:00


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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fing-er-prood

Sentence: Everyone at the bar stared at the fingerprude who asked for cutlery to eat her buffalo wings, celery and dip. "I just did my hair, nails and makeup and I don't want to look silly," she told them.

Etymology: wordplay on finger food-- prude: a person excessively concerned about propriety or decorum

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-09: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

remistram - 2007-10-09: 09:59:00
I actually got the idea from a Seinfeld episode, the one where Elaine witnesses her boss Mr. Pitt eating a Snickers bar with a knife & fork.

MrDave2176 MrDave2176 - 2007-10-09: 10:53:00
I saw this in action on cruise ships with people who refused to eat from the buffet because all those dirty people" had touched the food.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-09: 23:22:00
I was thinking of using a chocolate bar in the comic, but then I remembered this girl from grade school who ate ants. Of course, she used her fingers. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-04: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James