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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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Recovereats

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: re-cov-er-eats

Sentence: When his bowl of cheeseballs were knocked onto the floor, Mel sprung into action and quickly began rescue and recovereats maneuvers so that he could continue to watch the game with his favorite snacks at his side.

Etymology: recovery: the act of regaining or restoring something lost + eats: articles of food; snacks

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Snatcho

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Snatch-oh

Sentence: Martin looked on in horror as the martini olive pinged from his cocktail stick and disappeared under the fridge. He made a dash for the fridge door, bending over and swiping his hand underneath it. The manoeuvre managed to snatcho two pieces of Go-Kat biscuit, a crusty malteser and the hairy olive. "Choice!", he thought.

Etymology: Snatch - To take quickly. Nacho - small pieces of fried tortilla

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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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Terraprehendive

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Madge was stunned when her terraprehendive blind date started licking up the tapioca he spilled on the floor.

Etymology: Terra= Earth Prehend= to grab Dive= as in to dive to the ground. Also: Terra+endive Earth lettuce

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Hyperglandous

Created by: deaninc

Pronunciation: hi-per-gland-us

Sentence: Being hyperglandous does have its opportunity

Etymology: The increased sensitivity of the oral receptors responding to an individual craving

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Foodianslip

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: food/ee/an/slip

Sentence: At the party, Joe just reacted with another foodianslip when he dropped his cake and then immediately proceeded to get down on all-fours to lick the icing off the rug.

Etymology: FOODIANSLIP - noun - FOOD + FREUDIAN SLIP

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COMMENTS:

Good one - OZZIEBOB, 2008-10-01: 18:15:00

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Stapholacrumb

Created by: fourgirls

Pronunciation: staf o la crum

Sentence: Craig there are not enough families of antibiotics to cure you from that stapholacrumb.

Etymology: Staph, crumb

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COMMENTS:

That's Great!! - MadTripper, 2007-10-11: 10:40:00

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Dedirt

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: duh-DURT

Sentence: Alex was not about to let the doughnut his clumsy date dropped go to waste, and he gobbled up the dedirt.

Etymology: dessert + dirt

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Flotsophage

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: FLOT-so-FAGE

Sentence: SickVic was a textbook example of an unrepentant FLOTSOPHAGE.In most social settings he appeared quite normal, but if he saw the smallest particle of food fall, he went down faster than Bush's approval ratings, often intercepting the wayward morsel before if hit the food court floor. One time he inhaled a FLOTSOPHAGE before it was even identified as one of Sookie's artificial fingernails. SickVic hasn't been seen lately, and legend has it he is presently a resident in the cafeteria at Doctor Beddow's Institute for the Culinarily Challenged.....and a more revolting "challenge of the day" I have not seen.

Etymology: FLOTSOm + PHAGE= FLOTSOPHAGE.....FLOTSOM:miscellaneous or unimportant material unintentionally jettisoned or dropped (as opposed to JETSAM:deliberately cast overboard)Anglo-French floteson, from floter to float, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English flotian to float, flota ship.....-PHAGE: suffix meaning "to eat" (latin)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Before I was MetrohumanX, I was Metrodad....and you can view my artwork at DeviantArt.com http://www.deviantart.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:10:00

metrohumanx DeviantArt is an awkward website....you have to select "metrodad's galleries" if you wanna see some bizarre drawings and paintings. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:17:00

better not get it caught in his flotsophagus - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:13:00

metrohumanx Flotsophagus......that sounds good. Thanx J-wock! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 15:40:00

Terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:34:00

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Floordoeuvre

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: flor-derv

Sentence: since the advent of the 5 second rule, i have been able to enjoy many floordoeuvres with a clear conscience

Etymology: floor, hors doeuvre

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COMMENTS:

Fabulous! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-11: 04:42:00

Another great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-11: 05:04:00

perfect - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 06:00:00

excellent rik! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:24:00

Says it all. Excellent! - fourgirls, 2007-10-11: 08:52:00

Outstanding selection. - systemax57, 2007-10-13: 20:35:00

wow!!!good one - aigle101, 2007-10-17: 10:18:00

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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