Verboticism: Doldrumstick

'I ate ten bowls of cereal before I was satisfied.'

DEFINITION: To eat your favorite food, not because you are hungry, but because you are feeling sad or lonely.

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Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: dohl-druhm-stik

Sentence: He was a doldrumsticker for months after his girlfriend left him.

Etymology: doldrum - (sad, listless) stick - (from drumstick as in chicken leg)

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Comments: Doldrumstick

Jabberwocky - 2007-09-05: 12:26:00
I think I would opt for the ice cream versions of drumsticks - nice word