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Snatcho

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Snatch-oh

Sentence: Martin looked on in horror as the martini olive pinged from his cocktail stick and disappeared under the fridge. He made a dash for the fridge door, bending over and swiping his hand underneath it. The manoeuvre managed to snatcho two pieces of Go-Kat biscuit, a crusty malteser and the hairy olive. "Choice!", he thought.

Etymology: Snatch - To take quickly. Nacho - small pieces of fried tortilla

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Crudeates

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: crude/eat/ays

Sentence: Once the platter of hors-d'oeuvres hit the floor the hungry guests quickly turned the crudites into crudeates.

Etymology: crudites (hors-d'oeuvre of mixed raw vegetables + crude + eat

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Very sophisticated word, J-wock! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:23:00

mais oui! - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:06:00

"Crud" - a great word that I sometime used frequently. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:32:00

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Cryptoflooridium

Created by: MadTripper

Pronunciation: krĭp'tō-flōr-rĭd'ē-əm

Sentence: We always thought our dog was great at cleaning up the floor during dinner, however, since our 7 month old son learned to crawl, he has really mastered the art of obtaining cryptoflooridium.

Etymology: Floor Cryptosporidium

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Floorgastrate

Created by: Daneslarue

Pronunciation: Flor-Gas-Trait

Sentence: Oh my gosh! You're floorgastrating that chicken wing!

Etymology: Floor - Location of the food Gastration - Digestion, eating

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Fulkingly

Created by: ambercriss

Pronunciation: Fool-king-le

Sentence: He was fulkingly the floor.

Etymology:

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Exsponge

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ex/spunj

Sentence: Having Dave exsponge the floors at home was a treat but at a dinner party it was a trifle(or jello, or birthday cake) embarrassing.

Etymology: expunge (delete, get rid of) + sponge (mop up)

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COMMENTS:

This combined with Purp's snackuum would cover hardwood and carpet treats. A+ Jab! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:47:00

If Dave's delicrassitude becomes too embarrasssing, he might need to be put on a food chain. Otherwise, call Spongebob! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-11: 18:35:00

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Scoffdrop

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Sk-off-dr-op

Sentence: Tim was skilled in the art of scoffdrop, he would spend hours trying to persuade his friends that any food that had accidentally fallen to the floor was perfectly safe to eat, as long as you follow the golden rule. The food must be eaten within five seconds so that any germs do not have a chance to move in on it.

Etymology: Scoff(to eat quickly or greedily) ORIGIN Dutch from Schoft 'meal' + Drop(to fall or cause to fall to the floor) = Scoffdrop

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metrohumanx Nice sentence, Tjayzz. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:18:00

I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:33:00

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Flooraging

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: flô"rijing

Sentence: I pretended not to see my co-worker Sal flooraging up the chunk of my Eclaire that I just dropped.

Etymology: Foraging (the act of searching for food and provisions) + Floor

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 12:59:00

metrohumanx Excellent. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:33:00

Nice combination - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:33:00

Great minds think alike...I had used this in my sentence! - Nosila, 2008-09-30: 22:49:00

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Hungreed

Created by: FayeWord

Pronunciation: hung-greed

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Germunch

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: jərmənch

Sentence: Billy*s mom is a germ-a-phobe. Her house is cleaner than a surgeon*s hands. When he went away to college Billy became the antithesis of of her. He would eat anything on a dare; worms, cockroaches, food off the bathroom floor. He extended the 5-second rule to the 5-minute rule. He would germunch just about anything just to get a reaction. Because of his reduced stature his friends often referred to him as the germunchkin.

Etymology: germ (a microorganism, esp. one that causes disease) + munch (eat (something) with a continuous and often audible action of the jaws)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-11: 01:35:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you again remistram! ~ James

mplsbohemian - 2007-10-11: 22:57:00
There are a LOT of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-12: 00:30:00
Yes lots of floordoeuvres for thought. Tasty too! Even if they are all full of antipastogens. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-08: 00:20:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

'May I ask, what are you doing?'

DEFINITION: v., To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty". n., A tasty treat which has been accidentally dropped, then quickly salvaged and savored.

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