Verboticism: Eatonement

'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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Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: eet-ohn-muhnt

Sentence: Ken underwent eatonement every year after he and his old highschool buddies had their annnual "live like the 1970's" weekend. After 48 hours of living like he was 16 again he would eatone by eating only rhubarb and radishes for 3 days and having a high colonic.

Etymology: eat + atonement

Points: 650

Comments: Eatonement

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-10: 10:18:00
great word

OZZIEBOB - 2007-10-10: 17:32:00
Eatonement is fantastic. I'm still recovering from the 70's - might try Ken's remedy!