Verboticism: Artichoker

'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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Artichoker

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Arti-cho-ker

Sentence: Lucinda fumbled around the bottom of her handbag for a matchbox, gasping for a light. Striking the match she lit the end of the celery stick drawing a deep drag from it. The uncontrollable hacking that accompanied being an artichoker must surely have it's benefits?

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