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Hooverize

Top verboticism of the day created by metrohumanx

DEFINITION: v., To finish your plate and eat all the food in front of you, even when not hungry. n., Compulsive over-consumption of food in order to relieve guilt.

Pronunciation: WHO-vuhr-eyes

Sentence: Timmy The Beard returned from his sojourn in the deep woods and proceeded to HOOVERIZE every edible morsel placed before him.

Etymology: HOOVER-a popular brand of vacuum cleaner + suffix "IZE" = HOOVERIZE.

Created by: metrohumanx.

Comments:

I just came in at number twenty-five-I'm oh so happy and so glad to be alive. Everybody says i'm gonna get to the top....Life is so easy when your record's hot ! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-12: 15:28:00

Amazing. I zoomed up to #59 in like. 30 minutes.Go figure :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-12: 16:24:00

As long as he doesn't like to J.Edgar Hooverize...or as they sing in Monty Python's Lumberjack Song..."I cuts down trees, I wears high heels, suspenders and a bra, I wants to be a lady, just like my old Papa!: - Nosila, 2008-09-12: 22:33:00

Timmy the Beard. I think I dated him. :) - lumina, 2008-09-12: 22:49:00

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(Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Gobblesate: /Gobb-el-sayt/ As a child, Tom's mother always reminded him of the starving children in Africa everytime he thought about leaving his dinner. So even now at the age of forty two he would never leave a single thing on his plate in order to ease the guilt of the mental picture she had planted firmly in his head. Even if he had to sit there for hours just to make sure every scrap of food had been eaten, it didn't matter as long as he felt he had done his bit for mankind. This could possibly explain why he weighed thirty five and a half stone! Etymology: Gobble( to hurriedly eat a large amount) + Sate( supply with as much or more than desired or can be managed) = Gobblesate Created by: TJayzz.

Cleanplateclubitis: /cleen-playt-club-eye-tis/ For years, the threat of no dessert and the empty allure of membership in the 'Clean Plate Club' goaded Stacey into finishing all the food on her plate, even if it meant eating well past the full point into tummy-aching illness. Today, Stacey still suffers from cleanplateclubitis, using garlic bread to scrape up any remaining pasta sauce. Etymology: The Clean Plate Club, insidious coercion technique used by parents of the previous generation(s) to get kids to eat all their food, plus itis, the common suffix related to disease. Created by: astorey.

Gulpability: /ˌgəl-pə-ˈbi-lə-tē/ Max's extreme Gulpabilty had caused him to balloon to a quite hefty 450 pounds. All his life his mother had chastised him for not finishing his meals. "Think of all the kids in India Max that dont get anything but rice, or whatever it is they grow over there!" I'm sure they would LOVE to get some fresh peas and corn in their bellies" Etymology: Gulp (a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp") + Culpable (blameworthiness, a state of guilt) Created by: hooterbug.

Comments:

Well done! - astorey, 2008-09-12: 10:41:00

Great word! - TJayzz, 2008-09-12: 13:06:00

We'd hate for him to be too gulpable! - Nosila, 2008-09-12: 22:21:00

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To see more verboticisms for this definition go to: I ate it for the starving kids.

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-12: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-09: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176. ~ James

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