Verboticism: Glucophile

Glucophile

Created by: symemac

Definition: v. To enjoy, or derive physical pleasure from, the eating of sweets and other sugared substances -- often leads to over-consumption. n. Pleasure derived from the consumption of sweets.

Pronunciation: gloo-co-file

Sentence: Robert's such a glucophile; he ate that entire box of candy, and washed it down with a litre of chocolate syrup.

Etymology: a combination of glucose and the greek 'philo' denoting a liking of what is specified.

Points: 230

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