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'Do you think it's time that Elsie started sleeping on the floor?'

DEFINITION: v. To allow your pet to sleep in your bed even though it may squirrel into your pillows, hog all the sheets, and bulldoze you on to the floor. n. A pet which sleeps in its owner's bed.

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Anthropetdormphic

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: an/throw/pet/dorm/fic

Sentence: The anthropetdormphic couple feared schnuffocating their schnauzers while schnuggling.

Etymology: anthropomorphic + pet + dormire (L "to sleep"); anthropetdormphize(v); anthropetdormpher(n) - the animal sleeping quite comfortably in the bed; anthropetdormphee (n., var.) - the person wide awake and uncomfortable

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SchNIFTY creations! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 10:46:00

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Smushjunkie

IrishAmerican

Created by: IrishAmerican

Pronunciation: SMUSH'-jun'-key

Sentence: "Good grief! there are so many animals and stuffed dolls on the bed there's no room for me! You're a total Smushjunkie! You know that, don't you?! I'm sleeping on the couch ..."

Etymology: a person who has a pathological need for reassurance of their value by insisting on having multiple cuddles affixed to them as they sleep; a junkie for being smushed.

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Pethogalist

Created by: mzzmee265

Pronunciation: pet-hog-a-list

Sentence: He has a pethogalist pet, he lets her sleep in the bed.

Etymology: pet-animal you are responsible for; hog-to take over;

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Critterpard

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CRIT-er-pard

Sentence: Lucy and Lamar had raised their poodle, Pepe' since he was born and Pepe' believed they were all critterpards, equals in every regard and he joined them in all activities from meals to bedtime.

Etymology: Blend of critter (animal) and Pard (euphemism for partner)

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Hogsquash

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Hog-sk-wosh

Sentence: Ever since Lydia aquired her pot-bellied pig, Porky, she had allowed him to sleep in her bed at night. That was fine util her boyfriend Dave moved in. Then every night turned into a hogsquash, Porky would end up under the covers 'hogging' the lot and taking up all the space, eventually forcing Dave into the spare room.

Etymology: Hog(a pig) + Squash(force or squeeze into a restricted space) = Hogsquash

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COMMENTS:

has a certain jene sais quoi! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-06: 07:26:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-06: 10:47:00

Fermez la pork! - Nosila, 2009-01-06: 23:31:00

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Bedgehog

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /bej-hog/

Sentence: Bandit had started out as a cute Border Collie puppy, but now he'd grown into a huge bedgehog. Not only did Bandit hog all the pillows and yank the comforter to the other side of the bed, but he had literally pushed Stewart out of his own bed three nights in a row. Stewart decided to seek professional help, and started wondering how hard it was to contact that 'It's Me Or the Dog' lady. What was her name again?...

Etymology: Bed - furniture for sleeping (from Common Germanic, badjam "sleeping place dug in the ground") + Hedgehog - small, spiny, insectivorous mammal (from German, hecke "hedge" + Cornish, hogh "swine")

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Great etymology! Very clever word play! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 02:20:00

petaj Throw a quillt over it. - petaj, 2008-03-13: 03:59:00

Hopefully in her, he will find a comforter! - Nosila, 2008-03-13: 19:43:00

Bandit, he ain't nothing but a hound dog! Once again, great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:56:00

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Beastow

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: beest/stoh

Sentence: John beastows his bed with his golden Labrador retriever who takes up three-quartes of the bed when fully stretched out.

Etymology: beast (animal) + bestow (share, apportion, give part)

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Clever Pun! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 02:19:00

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Bedcritter

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bed - crit - er

Sentence: No bed-sitter of a bed-critter, is likely to become bed litter disturbing my bed rest with bedlamb! I'm not sheepish about saying who sleeps in my bed. I'm not into any dam pillow talks. I don't want to be rammed into any pillow fights! As for ewe, Ozziebob ... I've retired from counting your sheep! No more shortsheeping my bed!

Etymology: Bed: place of sleep Critter: animal/pet.

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Oh Yeah! My song for today is Wooly Bully by Sam the (Pillow) Sham! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:02:00

Matty told Hatty about a thing she saw. Had two big horns and a wooly jaw. Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully. Matty told Hatty: "That's the thing to do. Get you someone really to pull the wool with you." Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:06:00

Hey there Little Red Riding Hood -watch out for the wolf in sheep's clothing! Think I'll stay away from "Sam the Sham" for I'm a bit petsiclined, " She's got Ewe". - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:46:00

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Snugglemugger

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snəgəlməgər

Sentence: Rudy limped into work suffering muscle aches and sore joints having been animauled by his not-so-tiny mastiff the night before. It seemed very cute when his little puppy wanted to sleep in the bed. Now he is a snugglemugger.

Etymology: snuggle (settle or move into a warm, comfortable position) + mugger (a person who attacks and robs another in a public place)

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Capetulate

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: kə-pěch'ə-lāt'

Sentence: Cindy's cat Nigel was so used to sleeping with her that she and Tim were forced to capetulate when he started sleeping over.

Etymology: capitulate, to surrender unconditionally + (to one's) pet

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The one letter changes embedding one word in another are ever so clerver. Excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 21:55:00

It's the year of the cat; sorry the rat. Perhaps there hope yet! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 22:09:00

excellent - bookowl, 2008-03-14: 14:29:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-13: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-21: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

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