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Dedirt

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: duh-DURT

Sentence: Alex was not about to let the doughnut his clumsy date dropped go to waste, and he gobbled up the dedirt.

Etymology: dessert + dirt

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Dropslob

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The dropslob found himself in an embarrassing situation when he was discovered snacking under the dining table where his young sister-in-law enjoyed her birthday cake.

Etymology: to drop + slob, disgusting

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Uncouthishment

Created by: rexcausey

Pronunciation: un-cooth-ish-ment

Sentence: Brad dove to the floor for his daily dose of uncouthishment after he tore open the bag of chips and they spilled all over the kitchen floor.

Etymology: Uncouthishment is a noun derived from the words 1.)uncouth(Crude; unrefined) and 2.) nourishment(food, nutriment, or sustenance).

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Linoleumyum

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: lyn-OLE-ee-yum-yum

Sentence: When any food was dropped on the floor anywhere near him Brandon showed that he was a mindless dolt where sanitation was concerned, as he considered those morsels to be freebie linoleumyums...

Etymology: Blend of linoleum and yumyum

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COMMENTS:

nice - yellowbird, 2008-09-30: 09:08:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 12:09:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 12:58:00

artr I might have shortened it to Linoleyum so it sounds like the real word but plays with the spelling. - artr, 2008-10-01: 16:23:00

artr or perhaps linoleyummies... - artr, 2008-10-02: 14:37:00

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Flooraging

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: flĂ´"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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Recovereats

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: re-cov-er-eats

Sentence: When his bowl of cheeseballs were knocked onto the floor, Mel sprung into action and quickly began rescue and recovereats maneuvers so that he could continue to watch the game with his favorite snacks at his side.

Etymology: recovery: the act of regaining or restoring something lost + eats: articles of food; snacks

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Linoleyum

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lin ol ee yum

Sentence: When Frasier accidentally dropped something tasty on the floor, the floor automatically became a linoleyum. He dove to lick up the treat before the five second rule applied and could win gold medals for his efforts.

Etymology: Linoleum (a floor covering) & Yum (an interjection that means delicious)

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Hungreed

Created by: FayeWord

Pronunciation: hung-greed

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Appathetic

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: ap pathetik

Sentence: Jenny slapped James wuth her Manolo Blanik's exclaiming, 'you're so appathetic, you choose to eat food off the floor than drink champagne from my shoe!"

Etymology: appetizer (a small first course; food) + pathetic (ridiculous, embarrassing )

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Lineoleyum

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lin o lee yum

Sentence: Barry hated to waste food. He did not know why, but if it fell on the floor, it tasted a bit better. It was embarrassing to go anywhere with him, as he devoured this lineoleyum no matter who was watching...it was even more embarrassing when he did it at his wife's boss's parties!

Etymology: Linoleum (floor covering) & Yum (exclamation when something looks/tastes delicious)

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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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