Verboticism: Crudeates

'May I ask, what are you doing?'

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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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: crude/eat/ays

Sentence: Once the platter of hors-d'oeuvres hit the floor the hungry guests quickly turned the crudites into crudeates.

Etymology: crudites (hors-d'oeuvre of mixed raw vegetables + crude + eat

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Comments: Crudeates

metrohumanx - 2008-09-30: 14:23:00
Very sophisticated word, J-wock!

Jabberwocky - 2008-09-30: 15:06:00
mais oui!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-09-30: 17:32:00
"Crud" - a great word that I sometime used frequently.