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'May I have the sweet potato fries? '

DEFINITION: v., To not feel guilty about all the weight you're putting on, because you need all the extra calories you can get, to survive the harsh winter climate. n., A type of fat gained by mammals in preparation for winter hibernation.

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Glazen

Created by: mvsmyth

Pronunciation: glay-zen

Sentence: Despite his wife Janet's protestations about his rising cholesterol level, Alex glazenly went back for seconds from the decadent holiday buffet.

Etymology: From "glazed", describing the overly-rich holiday fare, both sweet and savory, that is so often covered in sauces, gravies, icings, and syrups; along with ""brazen", meaning marked with flagrant and insolent audacity.

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Carbohybernate

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: carbo/hi/bur/nate

Sentence: It starts the week of Halloween, and goes all the way to New Year's Day. The Klumps start bulking up on the starches and sugars. They believe if they carbohybernate, they will be less likely to pick up the colds and flus of the season.

Etymology: Carbohydrate Hibernate

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COMMENTS:

heehee! - galwaywegian, 2008-10-20: 09:34:00

metrohumanx EXCELLENT! Are there ANY non-candy holidays left? All we have is the 4th of July, and explosives are not a viable substitute for sweets. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-20: 09:50:00

Metro, I agree. Those sparklers are more "spicy" than sweet. Always need a milk chaser after a few. :) - lumina, 2008-10-20: 20:20:00

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Smorgashoard

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation:

Sentence: When the first snow fell, she enjoyed her biggest smorgashoard of the season.

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle Terrific!! - libertybelle, 2007-11-21: 09:41:00

Great word! She seems to have a liking for Viking! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 17:29:00

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Snowpholstery

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sno fols ter ee

Sentence: Anna always ate a lot more as winter grew near. She knew she'd need some snowpholstery to get through the long winter and keep warm.

Etymology: Snow (winter's precipitation) & Upholstery (padding; extra comfort)

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Flabfive

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: Flāb-fahyv

Sentence: Thanksgiving dinner is timed perfectly to get you started on that flabfive to insulate you for the long cold winter ahead.

Etymology: Flab: Back-formation from flabby + Five: Old English fīf - a cardinal number, four plus one.

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Antifries

Created by: CDH167

Pronunciation: an tee frize

Sentence: The New York detective did not put on his jacket to chase the suspect through the snow, confident his antifries would keep him warm

Etymology: 'antifreeze' blended with 'fries,' the tasty side dish.

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Love it! - Nosila, 2010-03-16: 17:45:00

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Bulkinate

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: bulhuk/uh/neyt

Sentence: With winter just around the corner, Janice instinctively knew it was time to bulkinate for the coldness to come by eating five meals a day in an effort to pack on twenty five pounds to thwart off that minus 18 degree northerly wind.

Etymology: BULKINATE - verb from - BULK (to increase in size; expand; swell) + LAMINATE (to cover with layers)

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metrohumanx We need words like that to fend off the hyperborean blast! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-20: 09:55:00

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Skaarf

Created by: andbot37

Pronunciation: skarf

Sentence: I was really cold last winter, so I thought that I should start to skaarf up early this year.

Etymology: scarf:n, a piece of cloth worn around the neck for warmth. scarf:v, the act of eating quickly or vigorously.

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Blubbernation

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bluhb-er-ney-shuh n

Sentence: After moving to Maine Jose was always cold, even in the summer. It wasn't until his friend Joan told him about blubbernation, the consumption of copious quantities of fatty food, that he warmed up. Now he's warm though he does look like he's wearing a parka even with his shirt off.

Etymology: blubber (the fat layer between the skin and muscle of whales) + hibernation (to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition, as bears and certain other animals)

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Brrrrrgird

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: burrrrrr gurrrrrrrrrrrr d

Sentence: she brrrrrrgirded her loins against the wintry winds

Etymology: burger brrrr gird

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metrohumanx Hahaha love those LOINS! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-20: 09:45:00

tasty word - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-20: 10:53:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-10-20: 09:35:00
good standard today:)

Nuwanda - 2008-10-20: 22:51:00
Does anyone else get an error message when trying to vote sometimes? I think it keeps counting the votes I am trying to cast even though it comes up with a long string of unintelligible text.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-16: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James