Verboticism: Mastorexia

'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: mast-or-ex-eya

Sentence: When her friends realized that she always chewed all her food 500 times a bite - they sat her down and tried to get her to acknowledge her severe case of mastorexia.

Etymology: MAST from masticate (to chew) + OREXIA from anorexia nervosa (the eating disorder)

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