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DEFINITION: v., To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty". n., A tasty treat which has been accidentally dropped, then quickly salvaged and savored.

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Nowasteaphobia

Created by: aigle101

Pronunciation: no-waste-a-phobia

Sentence: My cousin has that nowasteaphobia disease ,he is so scared of wasting any food whether it's on the floor or has been in the fridge for a long period of time he will eat anything

Etymology: no;negative response;waste;usually no longer good ;phobia: scared of something

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Flotsyum

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: FLOTZ - yum. In time, no doubt, the "Y" would be lost & the pron would become: flotzum.

Sentence: Fastidiousness wasn't one of Bob's stronger points. And from the time when he was a drover on the Barcoo, and nearly had to eat a barcoo sandwich to survive, his philosophy was that if it was food, it was edible. So when any flotsyum hit the floor, Bob quickly upgrubbed it.

Etymology: Blend of flotsam & yum: By analogy -when tasty food falls "overboard. Yum: yummy, tasty, scrumptious. Upgrub: grub: "food" & vb: to forage. Barcoo sandwich: Any outback food considered to be inedible, as (humorously) a goanna between two slabs of bark.

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COMMENTS:

Bob could have a jetsammich with his flotsyum. They both sound pretty Barcoo to me. Great word and sentence as usual OZ! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:23:00

love upgrubbed as well - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 12:07:00

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Pentagabite

Created by: egyptodd

Pronunciation: pen-tah-guh-bite

Sentence: A cookie changes to a pentagabite in the slippery hands of a toddler

Etymology: pentagon (from 5-second rule) + bite

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Consperate

Created by: destrict

Pronunciation: con-sper-rate

Sentence: After dropping her ice cream, the little girl decided to consperate it with vigor.

Etymology:

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Smorgasfloorboard

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: smȯr-gəs-flohr-bȯrd

Sentence: As a salesman, Ted practically lives in his car. Breakfast, lunch and often dinner are consumed behind the wheel. Ted is a strong believer in the 5-second (plus) rule. He looks at his car as a smorgasfloorboard.

Etymology: smorgasbord (buffet-style food ) + floorboard (the floor of an automobile )

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Antipastogen

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: an/ti/pah/stoh/jen

Sentence: Antipasto off the plate, or antipastogen off the floor, it didn't bother Tommy. It was FOOD!

Etymology: antipasto + pathogen (bacteria)

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Exsponge

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ex/spunj

Sentence: Having Dave exsponge the floors at home was a treat but at a dinner party it was a trifle(or jello, or birthday cake) embarrassing.

Etymology: expunge (delete, get rid of) + sponge (mop up)

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COMMENTS:

This combined with Purp's snackuum would cover hardwood and carpet treats. A+ Jab! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:47:00

If Dave's delicrassitude becomes too embarrasssing, he might need to be put on a food chain. Otherwise, call Spongebob! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-11: 18:35:00

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Gravitidbits

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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: grav-eh-tid-bits

Sentence: To Murray, just watching snacks drop inside a vending machine made his mouth water. But when food precipitasted to the floor, he could not resist the gravitidbit. Something about falling always improved the flavor. Precipitaste: To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty"

Etymology: Gravity + tidbit

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Prodigalnosh

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Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Prod i gal nosh

Sentence: Josh was known for prodigalnoshing at the most inopportune moments such as in a crowded cafeteria. Sometimes the prodigalnoshed food he picked up didn't even belong to him! Josh knew to prodialnosh was to court many risks to his immune system and social standing, but he just couldn't resist himself. He would be a prodigalnosher for life, until his body gave out, and even then, he probably would have his nursery home attendant attend to that for him.

Etymology: Prodigal (as in the prodigal son who comes back to the fold after wandering to find his own) & nosh (to eat)

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Upgrub

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: UHP-gruhb

Sentence: Fastidiousness wasn't one of Bob's stronger points. And from the time when he was a drover on the Barcoo, and nearly had to eat a barcoo sandwich to survive, his philosophy was that if it was food, it was edible. So when any yumflot hit the floor, Bob quickly upgrubbed it.

Etymology: Blend of YUM & FLOT(sam): By analogy -when tasty food falls "overboard. Yum: yummy, tasty, scrumptious. UPGRUB: grub: "food" & vb: to forage.

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COMMENTS:

good one - Mustang, 2008-09-30: 14:16:00

metrohumanx Yumflot upgrub never ever foodsnub. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:27:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:08:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-11: 01:35:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you again remistram! ~ James

mplsbohemian - 2007-10-11: 22:57:00
There are a LOT of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-12: 00:30:00
Yes lots of floordoeuvres for thought. Tasty too! Even if they are all full of antipastogens. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-08: 00:20:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James