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Blubs

contiki

Created by: contiki

Pronunciation: blubbs

Sentence: After I saw the number on the scale it really gave me the blubs :(

Etymology: Blubber + blues

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Fatulation

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: fatch-you-lay-shun

Sentence: When someone has flatulation and fatulation too, i don't know which is worse: tolerating the stench or listening to then complain about being overweight.

Etymology: from fat + flatulation a literal "sinking feeling"

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Physeek

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: fizz-eek

Sentence: Stepping on the scales, Jeannie struggled to come to terms with her new physeek.

Etymology: physical (of the body) + eek (a squeak of fear) + physique (physical or bodily structure or appearance)

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Hibermodelosis

Created by: w5lf9s

Pronunciation: hy.ber.mo.del.oh.sis

Sentence: "I can't even see my toes when I'm standing on the scale" he whined. "Not unless you turn the light on", she replied flicking the switch. He was a clear case of hibermodelosis to her.

Etymology: The pathological need (psychosis) to get through the winter (hibernate)looking like a model and the resulting and unavoidable depression

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Blubberization

Created by: bettyann9

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The blubberization he was feeling when he saw that extra 200 lbs was overwhelming. Maybe cut out the side of a cow every other day?

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Springleaning

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: spring-lem-ing

Sentence: Kimberly yawned and began to excavate her way out of her bedding. When she looked out of the window in her Den and saw the daffodils poking through layers of dead leaves and sticks; she knew it was time for springleaning. She began by dusting off and climbing onto the scale. The number was no more grisly than it had been in previous years and she glanced at the number, at herself in the mirror and then began searching her pantry for rice cakes.

Etymology: spring ("time of growth") + gleaning (gather bit by bit) Play on "Spring Cleaning"

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Snowrefrets

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snōrēfret

Sentence: Gloria faces the upcoming Spring with snowrefrets. The fact that her resolution to go to the gym froze during the first snowfall and her diet since Thanksgiving has been much like a polar bear with an unlimited source of harp seals has left her dreading the work she will need to do if she was to avoid a summer of muumuus.

Etymology: snow (atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer) + regrets (feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something that has happened or been done, esp. a loss or missed opportunity) + fret (be constantly or visibly worried or anxious)

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Bikinevasion

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: bikini-vay-shun

Sentence: Carlotta sighed as she examined the flabby white flesh exposed when she took off her coat. Yes, bikinevasion season had arrived.

Etymology: bikini (two piece swimwear) + evasion (avoidance)

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COMMENTS:

funny petaj - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-28: 15:37:00

petaj thanks - petaj, 2007-03-01: 04:58:00

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Woewoewoeyourbloat

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: woh-woh-woh-yoor-bloht

Sentence: woewoewoeyourbloat 'nuff to make you scream verily verily verily verily we'll have no more ice cream

Etymology: Woe (an exclamation of grief, distress, or lamentation) + bloat (to become swollen; be puffed out or dilated) A play on (song) Row, row, row your boat

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Thinfatuated

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: θinfachoōātd

Sentence: Like many people do at this time of year, Kim is thinfatuated with how she will look when it comes time to head for the beach. You might even say she has a blobsession, fretting over every bite she takes. She doesn*t have much time to get rid of her Winter sinsulation.

Etymology: thin (make or become smaller in width or thickness) + infatuated (be inspired with an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for)

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COMMENTS:

thimply thinful word - Nosila, 2010-03-18: 00:18:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-28: 00:08:31
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes.
Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

'Yikes! Spring is almost here and this stupid scale is still wrong.'

DEFINITION: n. That sinking feeling you get when you realize that you will be shedding your winter coat, before you can possibly shed the extra layer of insulation (i.e. fat) that you gained over the winter. v. To worry about your weight.

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