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'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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Fadieting

Created by: wallac44

Pronunciation: fuh-dieting

Sentence: My mother's weight keeps yo-yoing because of all of the fadieting she does.

Etymology: Fad and diet.

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Poshnosh

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: posh/nosh

Sentence: She would only eat food worthy of her position. Her poshnosh habit unforunately only involved rich food

Etymology: posh nosh

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petaj Sounds like her tastes were Victorian. Hmm is that the dinner bell Beckhaming? - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:23:00

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Gluttiquette

Created by: airliebee

Pronunciation: gluh-tee-kett

Sentence: Michelle ate each pea, each grain of rice and each lentil individually, with chopsticks, observing carefully the gluttocol of her gluttiquette. Afterwards, she rewarded herself for her excellent adherence with a big bowl of choc-chip caramel swirl extra-sugar superfudge ice-cream, eaten with a fork whilst standing up so that the calories were cancelled out. See also: Gluttocol, the rules of gluttiquette.

Etymology: gluttony + etiquette. (gluttocol = gluttony + protocol)

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Constipulsion

Created by: rephil

Pronunciation: kahn-stih-PUL-zhun

Sentence: Ada's numerous constipulsions meant that the waiter's order read like a manual for diffusing a bomb -- which, in fact, it was.

Etymology: compulsion -- an irrational need to do something; consume -- to use, eat; constipation -- a condition where the digestion is stuck in a particular state. Verb: (irr.) Constipuleat

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Too bad you can't enter both the noun and verb forms of the definition! - rephil, 2007-06-20: 10:00:00

I like the sound of both of them! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 10:12:00

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Vegebation

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: veg/uh/bey/shun

Sentence: Vegebation is the peculiar ritual Tiffany practises. She only drinks her food. She juicers all her vegetables and tofu together and drinks her meals to prevent wear and tear on her teeth and reduce facial aging lines from chewing. Vegebation is also part of the 'X-Man' cultasy which proclaims that this activity will reduce the side effects of youthanesia.

Etymology: vegetarian + libation; vegebation -n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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veganomics - Nosila, 2010-01-14: 15:49:00

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Richewalesstic

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: rich/chew/a/less/tic

Sentence: The richewalesstic method involves a tic like motion which causes one to chew less and therefore absorb fewer calories.

Etymology: rich + chew + less + tic + ritualistic

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Sucking the marrow there owly. Bon apetit! - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-14: 11:00:00

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Snibble

Created by: Pythias

Pronunciation:

Sentence: His gaze was locked in utter horror as she could only snibble and nitpick her way around the pie.

Etymology: selectively nibble

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To snibble kibble can cause a quibble. (sorry!) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:18:00

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Conflume

Created by: ryanpetie

Pronunciation: kon-floom

Sentence: Diana was conflicted: she wanted to eat the battered Twinkie so much, but the wedding dress wasn't going to magically alter itself. So she conflumed the Twinkie and felt much better about life.

Etymology: conflict-consumed

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Alphabedining

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: alfa be dyn ing

Sentence: Being a slave to fad dieting, Trixie had found a new regime to try. It was called alphabedining and basically you could order whatever you wanted as long as you ate fruits and vegetables in the alphabetical order of their names. So she would eat the apples, apricots or avocados first. Then the bananas, beans, beets next. By LMNO, she was usually full. At this rate, Trixie would never get to eat yams or zucchini again.

Etymology: Alphabet (a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language) & Dining (eating,consuming food)

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Consumerotic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kon soom er otik

Sentence: Although already thin, Skinny Minnie adopted a consumerotic attitude towards dining. She ate only healthy, lean, dietetically nutritional foods. She was passionate about passion fruit, loved dates and enjoyed the nut in all nutritional foods. She devoured everything she ate and savoured each morsel. She had highly effective metabolism (don't you hate her?) and could burn calories just by devouring goodies with her eyes (I do). Yes, she was drop fed gorge-ous!

Etymology: Consume (eat, devour,use up) & Erotic (giving pleasure; sexually arousing)

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Sometimes I worry about you Nosila - galwaywegian, 2010-01-14: 07:48:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 01:30:00
Today's definition was inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Rollback. It may be science fiction, but when Rob gets rolling you can't help but laugh at the details of our daily lives -- like eating pizza. Rollback's pizza moment starts off with, "She was used to the way her husband ate pizza, but couldn't actually say she liked it", and then jumps right into the gory details. Thanks Rob! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 04:41:00
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