Verboticism: Dietchotomize

'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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Dietchotomize

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Created by: ettutortilla

Pronunciation: Die-et-kot-o-mize

Sentence: Jennifer absolutely abhors the disgusting chemicals used in consumer products these days, especially if they can make her fat. Since cigarettes tend to keep her skinny and a steady influx of alcohol holds thoughts of dying alone at bay, however, she's had to dietchotomize her lifestyle.

Etymology: A combination of "diet" and "dichotomize." Literally meaning to break one's diet into two or more well-defined groups.

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