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'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Crumplejiltskin

Created by: crispianity

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Fearomembrane

Created by: aigle101

Pronunciation: fear-o-membrane

Sentence: noun;fear of any outer skin(membrane) whether refering to fruit ,vegetable or animal etc...;

Etymology: fear and membrane (outer skin or fur)

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Revoldermis

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Rev-ol-dur-miss

Sentence: Mary,s mum had always made her eat the skins of her baked potatoes even thogh she couldn't bear them as she found them dry and tasteless. Now that she had left home she no longer had to suffer revoldermis as she took great delight in leaving the skins on the side of her plate without having her mum breathing down her neck.

Etymology: Revolting + Dermis( the thick layer of skin below the epidermis) = Revoldermis

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Skintimidation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: skin-tim-id-ay-shun

Sentence: The potato looked great inside, but the skintimidation proved too much for him, and he moved on to the peas and carrots.

Etymology: intimidation, skin

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Rindsternation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: rynd-styr-NAY-shun

Sentence: Melinda was frozen with rindsternation anytime she was faced with the prospect of eating the skin of any produce or animal, fearing that it would block up or otherwise harm her digestive system yet she couldn't bear throwing them away fearing they could bring some sort of harm to others.

Etymology: Blend of 'skin' (peel or rind) and 'consternation' (amazement or dismay that hinders or throws one into confusion)

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Pelticant

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pell tick ant

Sentence: she was a total pelticant and a partial pulpican.

Etymology: pelt I can't

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Skinsitivity

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: skin si TIV i tee

Sentence: Hy Pokondriak had a rare psychological skinsitivity to eating any kind of fruit or vegetable covering or animal skin. It wasn't merely that the taste was unappeeling; he pelt so terrified that he had to run and hide. Even pie crust was a little scary. He had been in therapy for years in an attempt to peel back the layers of the phobia. But it didn't help that the only psychiatric practice in the whole area was "Hull, Husker, and Schell."

Etymology: skin + sensitivity

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Peelugnance

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /pi:lʌgnəns/

Sentence: As John brought the peel nearer, Anna started to feel a complete feeling of peelugnance running through her body...

Etymology: PEELUGNANCE. From Peel (the skin or rind of certain fruits and vegetables) + Repugnance (extreme dislike or aversion)

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COMMENTS:

That would be likely to make her feel peelugnacious. - Mustang, 2008-09-08: 22:23:00

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Shelconscious

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: shell-con-shis

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Exocarphobia

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌɛksəkaɹˈfo(ʊ)biə/

Sentence: I wanted to come up with a funnier word to describe exocarphobia, but the picture of that banana peel frightens me so much that I can't look at it any longer.

Etymology: From exocarp (the skin, peel, or rind of a fruit) + phobia

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COMMENTS:

Funnily enough, there's a banana peel sitting on my desk right now that looks suspiciously like the one in the picture. (Yes, it's from a banana I just ate and not more than a few minutes old.) - ErWenn, 2007-10-08: 10:53:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-08: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-03: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James