Verboticism: Regastrolate

'Please don't eat that stuff in front of me.'

DEFINITION: v., To eat a strictly regulated diet in order to compensate for a complete lack of control when it comes to drinking. n., A smoker and drinker who becomes a vegan in order to "reverse the damage".

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Winivorous

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wahy-niv-er-uhs

Sentence: Angie doesn't eat meat. She thinks it's cruel. She doesn't believe in it. She only consumes plants and fruit. And if that fruit happens to be fermented... I guess you could call her winivorous.

Etymology: wine (the fermented juice of grapes) + herbivorous (plant-eating)

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Selectivore

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: Sel-ek-ti-vor

Sentence: As a selectivore Rachel would only eat the edemame at the party but get plastered on the scotch.

Etymology: selective + vore

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COMMENTS:

good one - Nosila, 2010-02-05: 17:19:00

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Vicereversa

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Vie-ce-re-ver-ser

Sentence: Sarah thought she would become a strict vegetarian to compensate for the binge drinking and smoking that had recently taken over her life, in the hope that this may vicereversa some of the more harmful effects.

Etymology: Vice(a bad habit, weakness of character) + Reverse(revoke,to work in opposite direction) = Vicereversa. See also vice-versa(in-turned position)

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terrific word T - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-10: 12:36:00

Very good!! - Mustang, 2008-09-10: 21:53:00

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Macrobioticrite

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Ethyl is such a macrobioticrite with a carrot in one hand, and a cigarette in the other.

Etymology: Macrobiotic+hypocrite

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Dietchotomy

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dīetkätəmē

Sentence: Though Jim decided to ”clean up” what he was eating he found it impossible to give up cigarettes. It created quite a dietchotomy in his life.

Etymology: diet (a special course of food to which one restricts oneself) + dichotomy (a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different)

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Overflaw

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ōvərflô

Sentence: After a poor health report Richard decided to give his diet an overhaul. No more meat, no more dairy products, fresh local vegetables only... The plan has become an overflaw since he started smoking and drinking more to calm his jangled nerves.

Etymology: overhaul (take apart a piece of machinery or equipment in order to examine it and repair it if necessary) + flaw (a fault or weakness in a person\\\'s character)

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Hypocrunk

Created by: Double

Pronunciation: hippo-krunk

Sentence: Mandy, a typical hypocrunk, scolded Jim about eating his "artery-clogging" fried chicken as she swilled down her fifth martini.

Etymology: Hypocrite + Crunk

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Ostrichificate

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: os trich' i fi kate -- accent on 2nd syllable

Sentence: After sending his kid brother to buy him another six-pack and a carton of smokes, Bruno ostrichificated by preparing his evening meal of crispy tofu nuggets with soymilk gravy, broccoli crowns braised in vegetable broth, and filtered water.

Etymology: ostrich (animal which is alleged to hide its head in the sand at the first sign of danger) + ificate (to cause to happen)

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Alcorexic

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: al coh erk sik

Sentence: al was a 22 stone alcorexic, drank beer, wine, gin, vodka and anything they gave out for half price during the happy hour. he ate only aspirin.

Etymology: alocholic, anorexic

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COMMENTS:

scary picture - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-10: 12:34:00

good word - Nosila, 2008-09-10: 21:40:00

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Vegandroid

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: vēgən-droid

Sentence: In her latest phase, Sally had become a vegandroid, spouting the proper platitudes, only shopping in health food stores and feigning illness at the thought of red meat. The fact that she still smokes does little to curb her verve.

Etymology: Vegan (a person who does not eat or use animal products) + android (in science fiction) a robot with a human appearance)

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-10: 12:31:00

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