Verboticism: Prodigalnosh

'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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Pronunciation: Prod i gal nosh

Sentence: Josh was known for prodigalnoshing at the most inopportune moments such as in a crowded cafeteria. Sometimes the prodigalnoshed food he picked up didn't even belong to him! Josh knew to prodialnosh was to court many risks to his immune system and social standing, but he just couldn't resist himself. He would be a prodigalnosher for life, until his body gave out, and even then, he probably would have his nursery home attendant attend to that for him.

Etymology: Prodigal (as in the prodigal son who comes back to the fold after wandering to find his own) & nosh (to eat)

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