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'Help! There's something in the fridge!'

DEFINITION: n., Mutated leftovers which, unattended inside an evil-minded fridge, have transformed themselves into an extremely odorous, alternate life form. v., To save food past it's freshness date and watch it grow into something new.

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Chillybugs

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Chil-lih-bugs

Sentence: Because their home suffered a power failure while they were abroad, the family returned to find that their refrigerator was infested with Chillybugs of a particularly noxious variety that kept saying, "What's up Doc?" and "Turn out that light!".

Etymology: Chilly- Chilli a spicy food that mutates into a life form that defends itself by producing strong acids and sundry noxious gasses. Less aggressive at low temperatures. Bugs- Small pests that resemble a cartoon animal of the genus Lepus

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love the reference to Bugs Bunny - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:37:00

me to - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:18:00

Silly people! Bugs for kids! Liked your mini comic, AndyCapp! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:33:00

Perhaps you need a chilly dog to guard the fridge. Enjoyed the sentence! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:39:00

And dispose of them in a chilly-bin! Kiwis (NewZealanders) call portable ice-boxes chilly-bins. - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:06:00

Fun word, sentence and etymology! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:07:00

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Festericed

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Fest-er-ie-st

Sentence: When Julie returned from her two week holiday in Greece, she noticed a foul smell eminating from her kitchen. Realising it was coming from the fridge, she gingerly opened the door. To her horror, there, lying on a plate was a thick lump of green mould she wasn't sure what it started out as but she had a funny feeling that she had forgotten to throw away the leftover curry that she had half eaten the night before she went away. The whole thing had festericed into a completely new life form. She knew she had to get rid of it quick before it began to form some sort of intelligence, so she scooped it into a bag and threw it into the incinerator.

Etymology: Fester(of food,become rotten, perish) + Iced(chilled. cool)

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metrohumanx Burn 'em or blast 'em...that's the only way to kill 'em.....How about blue cheese? Is it alive or what? - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 14:01:00

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Scaryfridgidairy

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Skair - ee - frid - gid - air - ee

Sentence: Roscoe had a scaryfridgidairy dream that because he had not cleaned out his refigerator in several weeks, the dairy products had all become scary mutated beings. In the dream, he opened the door and was assaulted by moldy green cheese curd men with icicle swords. The smelly odor of curdled milk assaulted him and he turned to see menacing clots seeping out of his fridge and growing into large sour pools of white goo that were attempting to trap him and stick him to the floor. Even his beloved vanilla mocha chiller had taken form and was glaring at him in a creepy way. Last but not least, the potato salad was encrusted with some type of scaly green substance that had become “armor” and the whole container had formed The First Salad Regiment of the Refrigerator Army ready to do battle….

Etymology: Scary (frightening, intimidating, scary) + Fridge (short for refrigerator) + Also Fridgid (play on work frigid which means cold).... The word then ends with Dairy (foods that contain milk products)

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COMMENTS:

great word - rhyming is a bonus and always fun! - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:35:00

metrohumanx Oooooh- Spooky militaristic armies curdle my blood. As an ex-milkman, I shudder at the whole concept. Great job, M ! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:54:00

Stephen King, you're not worthy...grest word and great ooky story! - Nosila, 2008-12-01: 21:49:00

Makes me think of green eggs....and killed my appetite for ham. - Mustang, 2008-12-02: 06:11:00

So very good - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:20:00

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Morphins

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mawr-fin

Sentence: There's a morphin in the fridge, Judy screamed as she slammed the door shut. Though she had only gotten a quick glimpse when she moved the milk, she knew what is was. The leftover muffin she had promised to finish off last week had inched its way to the back of the ice box and taken on a life of its own with its hairy tentacles clinging to and infiltrating a number of its neighbors. It is going to take a strong stomach and about a gallon of bleach before Judy will feel safe in her kitchen again.

Etymology: morph (to be transformed) + muffin (an individual cup-shaped quick bread made with wheat flour, cornmeal, or the like, and baked in a pan )

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Ecolossus

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: e/coal/los/us

Sentence: The eighteen month old chicken at the back of the fridge had transformed itself into an ecolossus, ready to attack and destroy my digestive system on contact.

Etymology: ecoli(bacteria)+ colossus(monster)

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ooh - nasty! - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 10:37:00

he he Ecolssus is a great word hope u win - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:54:00

Triple slam great ... pronunciation, sentence and etymology! All 3 stupendous in their simplicity that packs a huge wallop. Great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:53:00

i still like urs the best - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 20:36:00

I'm with silveryaspen. Simple, effective, and clever! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:28:00

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Leftoverlords

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: left/OV/er/lordz

Sentence: I, for one, welcome our new turkey tetrazzini leftoverlords.

Etymology: leftover + overlord

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Gangreenbeans

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ganggrēnbēns

Sentence: Linda was a bit premature in her preparation for the company get-together. In a bad case of rot luck, her famous casserole was now a dish or gangreenbeans.

Etymology: gangrene (localized death and decomposition of body tissue) + green beans (the immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable)

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Concoctopus

Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: cun cawk tuh puhs

Sentence: Sammy dared not even glance at the fridge's bottom shelf, for by smell alone she could tell that sprawled across the glass platform, as colorful as a chameleon, as hostile as a Martian, and as appealing as an unchanged diaper--indeed, as vicious as the Great Khan himself--there lay a concoctopus.

Etymology: concoct, octopus

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An ickyinky specimen! Nice word and sentence! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 06:56:00

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Decompotion

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: de com po shun

Sentence: Just before grocery day, Meredith was always afraid to check the fridge. New life forms sprung daily from the stuff at the back of the fridge that she had forgotten about. In June, when she found the eggnog from last Christmas, she knew she had a decompotion on her hands. Ewwwww.

Etymology: Decompose (rot,go bad) & Compote (a dessert) & Potion (a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage)

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Ptomainaters

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: to mayn ay ters

Sentence: Sarah entered her kitchen with trepidation. He was back, just like he promised the last time he had visited and terrorized her. She knew he was back because of the putrid odor. This time, he wasn't alone, he had brought reinforcements who were as evil as he. The sour milk, that very old potato salad, green meat and other items that would need a CSI Trace Analysis to determine their origin were pillaging her fridge. The minute her fridge door opened, it's vile rotting scent permeated the whole house. A mere disinfectant bath was not going to be enough to rid her this time of the Ptomainaters. She was going to have to get an Electroluxorcism or have an Amanadectomy to get the vile appliance out of her home. As the stainless steel coffin for the Ptomainaters was removed, Sarah heard that voice with the strange Austrian accent saying again, "Hasta La Vista, Baby...I'll be back!"

Etymology: Ptomaine (serious food poisoning due to bacterial putrefacation) & Terminators (someone who exterminates) & Ate (eaten)

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Whew! Now she needs to terminate his visits! Excellent verbotomy! - splendiction, 2010-04-21: 19:55:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-01: 01:25:00
Today's definition was suggested by bananabender. Thank you bananabender. ~ James

Dougalistic - 2008-02-01: 06:50:00
Something smells fishy around here.

silveryaspen - 2008-02-01: 16:05:00
Great definition. Really motivated and inspired some of the funniest sentences and verboticisms of the week! :-)

bananabender - 2008-02-03: 04:00:00
Great cartoon James! The details are a hoot... the bite out of the drumstick, stuffed olives as eyes, and wings mutated into a two-headed monster. Funny! You've inspired me to submit more ideas for you to develop and take to the nth degree!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-05: 15:53:00
Thank you Bananabender! I was definitely inspired by your words -- the evil-minded fridge is brilliant! ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-01: 01:03:00
WOW! SAY NO MORE!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-21: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by bananabender. Thank you bananabender. ~ James