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'I wonder who keeps leaving these empties in the fridge'

DEFINITION: v. To leave a minute quantity of something in a bottle or container. n. A person who never finishes off the last bit of milk, mustard or whatever, because they want to leave the job of replacing it to someone else.

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Recycalator

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: ree-syk-uh-lay-tur

Sentence: Eddie was a recycalator. It wasn't because he was a procrastinator, but because he was environmentally conscious, that he left his empties in the refrigerator for his wife to recycle later.

Etymology: recycle + later

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:41:00

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Residurate

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Rez-id-you-rate

Sentence: Anne's face dropped when she opened the fridge and found it full of near-empty and empty beer bottles, peanut butter jars with a smear left in them and a juice bottle with a few millilitres of orange in the bottom. "Aarrgh! You residurate!" she yelled, throwing the almost empty juice carton at Joe's limp form on the floor. "Ugh. I didn't get to take the rubbish out... could you?" he mumbled slurringly, scratching himself. "Not on your life!" was all she could think to say without cursing.

Etymology: Residue - icky remains of a substance; Refridgerate - store in a cold place; You - as opposed to me, since the reason I do it is because I don't want to be the one cleaning it or disposing of it.

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COMMENTS:

Ok, I admit it, I've lived in a sharehouse with such a residurate. - dochanne, 2009-05-15: 03:29:00

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Finishish

Created by: EpicButCrazy

Pronunciation: Fin-ish-ish

Sentence: She always finishishes the milk, just so somebody else has to deal with recycling the carton.

Etymology: finish-ish

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Emptier

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: emp tee r

Sentence: "Why is there always an almost empty bottle of something in the fridge, Doug? Ugh, you are such an emptier!"

Etymology: Empty

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Almosterist

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: All-most-er-ist

Sentence: Larry Laziest was such an almosterist he would never finish the bottom of his beers. The bottom bit of anything he refused to eat or drink so instead Larrylaziest stuck them back into the fridge! His wife Dunawaydoaway was fed up with his ways...she got so angry one day...she tossed them on his head!

Etymology: Almost: Slightly short of; not quite; nearly; almost time to get rid of; was almost asleep; Nearly,approaching, close to,all but,just about, not quite, on the brink of, not far from. Almoster: To almost finish. Almosterist: A type of person who almost gets something finished, but too lazy to completely do so.

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Slackovers

griffiegrrl

Created by: griffiegrrl

Pronunciation: Slack-overs

Sentence: Marie was mad that John left so many slackovers in the fridge for her to take care of.

Etymology: Slacking, Left-overs

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Good word :) You've got my vote! I LIKE it! - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-14: 10:57:00

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Scintillagate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sin-TIL-eh-gayt

Sentence: Over the years Brenda had become very aggravated with her husband Barry's practice of putting containers back in the fridge with just a trace of content remaining and she had come to regard it as scandalous and even branded the practice scintillagate in hopes of embarrassing Barry into action.

Etymology: Blend of 'scintilla' (A minute amount; an iota or trace) and the suffix '-gate' (suffix attached to anything to indicate "scandal involving,")

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COMMENTS:

great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:42:00

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Smidgentoad

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: smi jen tode

Sentence: Tony was a smidgentoad. He left bottles, cans and other food containers with just a smidgen of the goods in them. He was lazy and figured if he did that, he would never be responsible for cleaning out or buying replacements. His actions however had left just a smidgen of love left in his girlfriend Maria and she decided to throw him out with all those empty containers.

Etymology: Smidgen (a tiny or scarcely detectable amount)& Toad (ugly amphibian;derogatory term for a person) & WordPlay on Pigeon-Toed

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Condimentalist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kon di men tal ist

Sentence: It was only after they had moved in together that Sandra realized she was living with a condimentalist. Fred would use up the ketchup, mustard, relish and sauces in the fridge and then put the empty containers back until the naive Sandra would reach for them. Not only would she not know they had run out of something before she went for groceries, she would be forced to eat salads without dressings, fries without ketchup or hot dogs without the fixings. The only thing that cured him was when she placed empty beer bottles in the fridge on really hot days...wah, wah!

Etymology: Condiment (a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment)& Mentalist ((philosophy) a person who believes the doctrine that mind is the true reality and that objects exist only as aspects of the mind's awareness)

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Slothsicle

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: slawth'/sik/el

Sentence: As he laid there frozen like a slothsicle, Jeanie wished this time she could take Ben out with the recyclables, but opted not put the environment in any more danger.

Etymology: sloth (lazy, slack) + "popsicle"/recycle

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-14: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx Thank you metrohumanx ~ James

readerwriter - 2009-05-14: 09:17:00
I detect some venting going on here today! Thanks, Metro...

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2009-05-18: 02:03:00
Yes, you are correct.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-11-25: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

remistram - 2010-11-25: 08:45:00
good one! i live with one of these types