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Terraprehendive

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Madge was stunned when her terraprehendive blind date started licking up the tapioca he spilled on the floor.

Etymology: Terra= Earth Prehend= to grab Dive= as in to dive to the ground. Also: Terra+endive Earth lettuce

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Pentagabite

Created by: egyptodd

Pronunciation: pen-tah-guh-bite

Sentence: A cookie changes to a pentagabite in the slippery hands of a toddler

Etymology: pentagon (from 5-second rule) + bite

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Threesecondfool

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: three-seck-und-fool

Sentence: Jeremy was a threesecondfool who would pounce on dropped food, which somehow gained in attractivenss on its way to the floor. He was also known to try to threesecondfool other people by pretending to just happen upon a recently discarded morsel: "Oh, look! I must have dropped one of my shrimp. Ho ho..it's the three-second rule, you know!"

Etymology: Three-second rule combined with fool, both as a noun (he's a threesecondfool) and a verb (don't try to threesecondfool me!).

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metrohumanx Hahahaa. Good one,Astorey. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:32:00

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Flotsyum

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: FLOTZ - yum. In time, no doubt, the "Y" would be lost & the pron would become: flotzum.

Sentence: Fastidiousness wasn't one of Bob's stronger points. And from the time when he was a drover on the Barcoo, and nearly had to eat a barcoo sandwich to survive, his philosophy was that if it was food, it was edible. So when any flotsyum hit the floor, Bob quickly upgrubbed it.

Etymology: Blend of flotsam & yum: By analogy -when tasty food falls "overboard. Yum: yummy, tasty, scrumptious. Upgrub: grub: "food" & vb: to forage. Barcoo sandwich: Any outback food considered to be inedible, as (humorously) a goanna between two slabs of bark.

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Bob could have a jetsammich with his flotsyum. They both sound pretty Barcoo to me. Great word and sentence as usual OZ! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:23:00

love upgrubbed as well - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 12:07:00

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Flotsophage

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: FLOT-so-FAGE

Sentence: SickVic was a textbook example of an unrepentant FLOTSOPHAGE.In most social settings he appeared quite normal, but if he saw the smallest particle of food fall, he went down faster than Bush's approval ratings, often intercepting the wayward morsel before if hit the food court floor. One time he inhaled a FLOTSOPHAGE before it was even identified as one of Sookie's artificial fingernails. SickVic hasn't been seen lately, and legend has it he is presently a resident in the cafeteria at Doctor Beddow's Institute for the Culinarily Challenged.....and a more revolting "challenge of the day" I have not seen.

Etymology: FLOTSOm + PHAGE= FLOTSOPHAGE.....FLOTSOM:miscellaneous or unimportant material unintentionally jettisoned or dropped (as opposed to JETSAM:deliberately cast overboard)Anglo-French floteson, from floter to float, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English flotian to float, flota ship.....-PHAGE: suffix meaning "to eat" (latin)

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metrohumanx Before I was MetrohumanX, I was Metrodad....and you can view my artwork at DeviantArt.com http://www.deviantart.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:10:00

metrohumanx DeviantArt is an awkward website....you have to select "metrodad's galleries" if you wanna see some bizarre drawings and paintings. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:17:00

better not get it caught in his flotsophagus - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:13:00

metrohumanx Flotsophagus......that sounds good. Thanx J-wock! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 15:40:00

Terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:34:00

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Snackuum

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: snak-youm

Sentence: Judging from the bloody finger he was sporting, it was evident that Bob had a run-in with the dog when he tried to snacuum the chip from the floor.

Etymology: snack, vacuum

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Blend of snack & vacuum. Where will it end, Purps: absolutely love it!!! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-11: 05:02:00

I laughed out loud before 8am. You win a prize. Eureka I've found a Hooverchip and a Kirbycake. Great word Purp! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:43:00

perfect! - remistram, 2007-10-11: 10:57:00

I guess a group of them would be called a snackuum pack - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 12:31:00

libertybelle that's a terrific word! - libertybelle, 2007-10-11: 12:37:00

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Dromb

Created by: deadrat

Pronunciation: dr-ah-m

Sentence: Everyone stared as Joe drombed up the cupcake Mary had dropped on the floor.

Etymology:

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Putrilapiglop

Created by: tehbeks

Pronunciation: pyoo treh lah peh glawp

Sentence: MMMMM... Putrilapiglop! I better dive fast before anyone else sees it! That's disgusting. Why does Ted always putrilapiglap everything that spills?

Etymology: putrid lap (i.e. in how dogs drink water) glop

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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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Spotluck

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: spot/luk

Sentence: Muffy the poodle had gotten used to the fact that family parties were no longer a smorgasbord of tasty delights. Ever since her family was introduced to the "If you pick it up within five seconds AND kiss it up to God it is clean and safe to eat" by that little brat Megan, Muffy had not enjoyed the family potlucks much anymore. She has settled however for the first hour or so, when all the guests are gone and the Mom person is cleaning up. The spotluck that is left behind by all the "five second" droppings isn't as filling, but almost as tasty.

Etymology: From Potluck: A potluck is a gathering of people where each person is expected to bring a dish of food to be shared among the group.

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COMMENTS:

Love it...spot on! - Nosila, 2008-09-30: 22:48:00

Thanks Nose! - lumina, 2008-09-30: 23:37:00

metrohumanx A supremely satisfying sentence....and a lesson for us all. Great job, gemini. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-01: 13:39:00

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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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