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'I wonder who keeps leaving these empties in the fridge'

DEFINITION: v. To leave a minute quantity of something in a bottle or container. n. A person who never finishes off the last bit of milk, mustard or whatever, because they want to leave the job of replacing it to someone else.

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Specktraitor

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: spek - tray - tor

Sentence: When it comes to cleaning out the fridge and replacing old containers and bottles, Jerry is merely a specktraitor. He watches Betsy do this job herself because he is lazy and sometimes purposely leaves just a speck of something just so he won't have to replace it.

Etymology: speck (the tiniest amount, just barely noticeable; smaller than a pinch) spectator (One who observes), traitor (double-crosser)

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COMMENTS:

All specktraitors will be shot! - Nosila, 2009-05-14: 18:45:00

petaj they just love sitting back and watching someone else clean out the fridge - petaj, 2009-05-15: 05:38:00

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Groundszerofill

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: grawn zeero fil

Sentence: Phil was a groundzerofill when it came to leaving the last pokey bit of anything in a jar or bottle. He thought it was bad luck to be the last user and have to replace anything he used up. We have our fill of people like Phil!

Etymology: Ground zero (the point of detonation (or above or below) of a nuclear weapon ;the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile) & Grounds (your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief) & Fill (a quantity sufficient to satisfy;fill or meet a want or need)

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Judgedregg

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: juj drehg

Sentence: Judgedregg could be found by following the nearly-empties across the park.

Etymology: judge dread, dregs

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Residurate

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Rez-id-you-rate

Sentence: Anne's face dropped when she opened the fridge and found it full of near-empty and empty beer bottles, peanut butter jars with a smear left in them and a juice bottle with a few millilitres of orange in the bottom. "Aarrgh! You residurate!" she yelled, throwing the almost empty juice carton at Joe's limp form on the floor. "Ugh. I didn't get to take the rubbish out... could you?" he mumbled slurringly, scratching himself. "Not on your life!" was all she could think to say without cursing.

Etymology: Residue - icky remains of a substance; Refridgerate - store in a cold place; You - as opposed to me, since the reason I do it is because I don't want to be the one cleaning it or disposing of it.

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COMMENTS:

Ok, I admit it, I've lived in a sharehouse with such a residurate. - dochanne, 2009-05-15: 03:29:00

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Almosterist

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: All-most-er-ist

Sentence: Larry Laziest was such an almosterist he would never finish the bottom of his beers. The bottom bit of anything he refused to eat or drink so instead Larrylaziest stuck them back into the fridge! His wife Dunawaydoaway was fed up with his ways...she got so angry one day...she tossed them on his head!

Etymology: Almost: Slightly short of; not quite; nearly; almost time to get rid of; was almost asleep; Nearly,approaching, close to,all but,just about, not quite, on the brink of, not far from. Almoster: To almost finish. Almosterist: A type of person who almost gets something finished, but too lazy to completely do so.

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Leftoeuvre

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Created by: kasmin

Pronunciation: left-oh-wer

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Etymology: Derived from leftover and oeuvre. Leftover: Usually, leftovers. Food remaining uneaten at the end of a meal, esp. when saved for later use; anything left or remaining from a larger amount; remainder. Oeuvre: the works of a writer, painter, or the like, taken as a whole.

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Remnanticize

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: rem/nan/ti/size

Sentence: Sally couldn't bear to throw things out and would remnanticize about the contents as well as the bottles.

Etymology: remnant + romanticize

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COMMENTS:

OMGOSH it's must be a "Sally day" lol I came to vote on the word I liked and saw you named this one Sally while I named another one Sallynag! Great word there Jabber :)I was just catching up! - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-14: 10:29:00

Tell Sally to contact me--I have some great ideas for the creative use of bottles... - readerwriter, 2009-05-14: 10:39:00

Excellent. - Mustang, 2009-05-14: 23:42:00

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Scrapulator

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: Scrap you later

Sentence: Luke was one of those people who would actually create work for himself procrastinating over household chores. Finding a condiment vessel in his pantry that had any more than a scrap of contents was nigh on impossible. When Sally went looking for Vegemite and found not one but seven almost empty jars she exclaimed "Luke! When *will* you scrap all this detritus?" To which Luke replied "Oh, I'll do it later". And thus his nickname was born.

Etymology: The mindset of the scrapulator: eh, I'll scrap you later

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COMMENTS:

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:42:00

Also the detritus being 'scrap' and the person being one who scraps.. leaving them all over. - dochanne, 2009-05-15: 04:17:00

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Refridgulater

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: re-frij-yoo-lay-tah

Sentence: as he put the almost empty bottle of sauce back in the fridge he knew he was a refridgulator of the highest order

Etymology: refrigerator, re fridge you later

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good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:41:00

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Deplenish

Created by: dekra

Pronunciation: dee-plenish

Sentence: Tom refused to devour the dwindling ketchup supply and open the new bottle in the cabinet. Instead, he would deplenish; using the most minute amounts imaginable to flavor his burgers, leaving just enough to make Jan want to repeatedly injure his person.

Etymology: Deny + Replenish

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-14: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx Thank you metrohumanx ~ James

readerwriter - 2009-05-14: 09:17:00
I detect some venting going on here today! Thanks, Metro...

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2009-05-18: 02:03:00
Yes, you are correct.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-11-25: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

remistram - 2010-11-25: 08:45:00
good one! i live with one of these types