Verboticism: Calorieism

'I don't want to get fat'

DEFINITION: To leave food on your plate, not for the starving children in the world, but so you don't get fat.

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Foodthrift

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈfudˌθɹɪft/

Sentence: The sign at the buffet read: "Don't be a foodthrift. Eat all you want, but please, take only what you can eat."

Etymology: Like a spendthrift, but with food.

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Remaindeat

Created by: loofarama

Pronunciation:

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Slimpick

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: SLIHM-pihk

Sentence: Alex resolved not to date women who would slimpick fifty-dollar dinners.

Etymology: slim + slim pickins + picky

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COMMENTS:

good one - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-03: 14:13:00

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Anopitia

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: ah-noh-pih-tzha

Sentence: Anopitia manifests itself in the form of half-eaten dishes on black plates. Anopitia does not include, however, your mom's casserole.

Etymology: anorexia + no[t] pity

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Sustentashun

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: sus/ten/tay/shun

Sentence: She maintained her skeletal looks by practicing strict sustentashun

Etymology: sustentation + shun

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Heftovers

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: heft-o-vurz

Sentence: The food was flabulous, but because she was trying to lose weight, there were plenty of heftovers.

Etymology: heft, leftovers

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-03: 09:37:00

Did she take the heftovers home in a heftybag? - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-03: 11:39:00

At the beheft of restaurant management, she carted it home in a taxiflab. - Clayton, 2007-07-03: 17:15:00

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Thinub

Lapper

Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: thin-UB

Sentence: When Mary saw the double-portion of prime rib set in front of her, she thinubbed it immediately, being on a diet.

Etymology: Thin and snub.

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Fatkins

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Fat-kens

Sentence: Look at that, all she ate was her for Thanksgiving was that slice of butter! I didn't know she went on Fatkins, did you?

Etymology: Fat (overweight) + atkins (a popular diet prescribed for weightloss) [this makes an oxymoron I suppose]

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Plateakiy

Created by: fefefeha7

Pronunciation: Plate-a-key

Sentence:

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Celluleftovers

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Sell-yoo-left-oh-verz

Sentence: Margie, wearing her skinny jeans, worriedly decided to leave a few celluleftovers.

Etymology: Cellulite+leftovers

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