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Antinonvoraltry

Created by: ngrzeda

Pronunciation:

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Biziet

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: biz-eye-it

Sentence: She just couldn't understand why she couldn't lose those last 2 pounds no matter what biziet she adopted.

Etymology: bizarre (very strange or unusual, esp. so as to cause interest or amusement) + diet (a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Very compact! Like it! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 19:56:00

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Chompeculiarity

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: chomp + peculiarity

Sentence: He's got some chompeculiarities, for instance, he squishes his bread flat before eating it.

Etymology: chomp + peculiarity

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Constipulsion

Created by: rephil

Pronunciation: kahn-stih-PUL-zhun

Sentence: Ada's numerous constipulsions meant that the waiter's order read like a manual for diffusing a bomb -- which, in fact, it was.

Etymology: compulsion -- an irrational need to do something; consume -- to use, eat; constipation -- a condition where the digestion is stuck in a particular state. Verb: (irr.) Constipuleat

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COMMENTS:

Too bad you can't enter both the noun and verb forms of the definition! - rephil, 2007-06-20: 10:00:00

I like the sound of both of them! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 10:12:00

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Liet

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: lie-et

Sentence: she only ate fruit flavoured ice cream because she was on a very strict liet

Etymology: lie, diet

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Maybe she's not getting enough lietary supplicants. - Clayton, 2007-06-20: 03:44:00

petaj Probably reading too many literary supplements from the Medical journals. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 03:58:00

too many books spoil the broth - rikboyee, 2007-06-20: 05:27:00

Too many books in the kitchen. - Clayton, 2007-06-20: 07:06:00

petaj Yet many hands make liet work. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 08:14:00

and in ice cream many calories liet in weight - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 12:18:00

and in ice cream many calories liet in weight - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 12:19:00

This may be the shortest verboticism ever...is it? - ErWenn, 2007-06-20: 12:22:00

Gets my vote. - Clayton, 2007-06-20: 21:33:00

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Snactkins

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sn - akt - kins

Sentence: Rosalie decided to go on the Snactkins diet. It was based on the Atkins diet but it allowed her to act like she was on a diet, while eating little snacks 10 times a day.

Etymology: snack, act, Atkins

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl very clever - mrskellyscl, 2010-01-14: 09:40:00

I feel like having a snack now... - Nosila, 2010-01-14: 21:50:00

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Healthfatty

Created by: pungineer

Pronunciation: Health/fatty [say what you see]

Sentence: Darwin was the ultimate healthfatty, he had tried the fadkins, he had tried joining weightworshippers and he had even tried the latest celeb diet craze of masdietication, chewing each mouthful 87.2 times before spitting it out. When he told his friends he was trying the grow your own gruyere diet they decided it was time for another intervention...

Etymology: Suggestion of health plus faddy/fully/fatty with overtonnes of the eat fat to lose fat movement...

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COMMENTS:

Maybe it's because I'm not a Londoner, but I like to pronounce this like a Londoner jew know? Helfatty, init! - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-13: 12:39:00

are your jockeychews too tight scrabby? If anything i'd thought it could rhyme with chapati mmm there probably is a gluten free healthfatty chapati... - pungineer, 2008-08-13: 12:45:00

Jockeychews too tight:) Funny punny. - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-13: 13:26:00

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Microgorging

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: my-crow-gore-jing

Sentence: Her sad demise was attributed to MICROGORGING and other questionable habits.

Etymology:

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metrohumanx Strongbad RULES ! - metrohumanx, 2007-06-20: 08:43:00

petaj Well, no wonder. If she could just wait til the bell rang and remove her meal instead of just shoving the whole oven down her throat, she would have lived to a macro age. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:22:00

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Tonguetried

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tung tryde

Sentence: When Tilly was on one of her famous diets, she would only lick her food, not bite or chew it. She told her friends it helped her lose weight when she tonguetried her meals in this manner.

Etymology: Tongue (a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity) & Tried (attempted,tested) & WordPlay on Tongue-tied (unable to speak from shyness embarassment or surprise)

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Skimcal

Created by: Jmakin

Pronunciation:

Sentence: By skimcaling her dinner Alice got to eat her cake and have it too.

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 01:30:00
Today's definition was inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Rollback. It may be science fiction, but when Rob gets rolling you can't help but laugh at the details of our daily lives -- like eating pizza. Rollback's pizza moment starts off with, "She was used to the way her husband ate pizza, but couldn't actually say she liked it", and then jumps right into the gory details. Thanks Rob! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 04:41:00
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'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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