Verboticism: Germunch

'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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Germunch

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: jərmənch

Sentence: Billy*s mom is a germ-a-phobe. Her house is cleaner than a surgeon*s hands. When he went away to college Billy became the antithesis of of her. He would eat anything on a dare; worms, cockroaches, food off the bathroom floor. He extended the 5-second rule to the 5-minute rule. He would germunch just about anything just to get a reaction. Because of his reduced stature his friends often referred to him as the germunchkin.

Etymology: germ (a microorganism, esp. one that causes disease) + munch (eat (something) with a continuous and often audible action of the jaws)

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