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DEFINITION: n. A sudden, uncontrollable desire to eat something fast, usually occurs at bedtime. v. To eat food while lying in bed.

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Slumberpang

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: slumber-pang

Sentence: Dad says hes like Santa and needs cookies before bed on Christmas, but because he needs these holiday cookies every night of the year, we know its just slumberpangs and not yuletide magic.

Etymology: from slumber + hunger pang

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Dreambun

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: dream-bun

Sentence: Guthrie always succumbed to dreambunning. It led to the collapse of his marriage due to crumbreconcilable differences in the bed room.

Etymology: cream bun (my favourite tuck shop treat when I was a kid) + dream (something one does at bedtime + something one yearns for)

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Crepizzulation

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: cre-pizza-lation

Sentence: Crepizzulation led Bob to pick up some twilight pizza.

Etymology: "Crepuscular" + "pizza" + appropriate suffixes.

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Beddingbreakfast

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bed ding brek fast

Sentence: When Fireman Joe started his midnight shift rotation, his first meal of the day was usually pizza or other leftovers from his family's dinner. He insisted on eating it in bed before he got up and got ready for work. His wife hated his beddingbreakfast routine, as it gave a whole new meaning to the word bedspread. She looked forward to his rotation on days so their meals could be enjoyed as a family. She also hated getting his salami on her pristine duvet at that time of night.

Etymology: Bedding (coverings that are used on a bed)& Breakfast(the first meal of the day (usually in the morning) & Wordplay on Bed & Breakfast (Accommodation, usually in a private home which includes lodging and first meal of the day)

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Snackattack

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: snack attack

Sentence: If i go to bed after midnight, almost without fail i experience a snack attack right before i go to sleep. (that's where the weight gain comes in...)

Etymology: sneak/snack attack..... i think it's pretty self-explanatory.

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Scarfolepsy

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Created by: nostalgia75

Pronunciation: skahrf-uh-lep-see

Sentence: Jane could no longer stand it. Bob's receding hairline had already strained their marriage, but his scafolepsy was straining her patience past the breaking point; if he ate one more slice of pizza in bed she was going to kill him.

Etymology: scarf: to eat, esp. voraciously + narcolepsy: a condition characterized by frequent and uncontrollable periods of deep sleep.

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COMMENTS:

hooterbug Good word and funny! - hooterbug, 2008-07-11: 10:46:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-11: 14:28:00

Scarf out! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 19:10:00

Scarf out! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 19:10:00

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Remmmmmmmmmm

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: orrrr eeeee emmmmmmm

Sentence: His bouts of remmmmmmmmmmm coincided with bouts of yummnambulation

Etymology: r.e.m MMMMMMMMMM!

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COMMENTS:

Remmmmmmmmerable word! - Nosila, 2009-10-12: 22:19:00

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Starvedust

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: starv dust

Sentence: Just as Ernest was trying to drop off in bed, he craved a spread before him. Yes, he pined for pineapple; hankered for ham; ached for anchovies and craved carbohydrates. Just before starvedust, he longed for comfort on a bed of noodles. His pallet met his palate; he cradled an insane need for fast food and in his nest he craved birdsnest soup. Yes, he wanted some food in Ernest!

Etymology: starve (have a craving, appetite, or great desire for; be hungry for) & stardust (a multitude of stars, looking like dust;a dreamy,romantic,sentimental time of the evening, just before total blackness;Minute particles of matter that fall to Earth from the stars.

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COMMENTS:

The strong emotional attraction of Old English words; beautiful combination - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 18:29:00

Cheers, you've brought a tear to my eyes, luckily not my Southern Cross-ed eyes. - Nosila, 2008-07-12: 01:39:00

metrohumanx Bueatifully lyrical! Top nosh word! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:42:00

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Nibblezz

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: nib L ZZ

Sentence: “Whaaat ‘re ya doinzzzzzzzz?” she quietly hissed into sleep. His thick hand slid out from under her pillow with the remnants of last night’s nibblezzes; he’d been looking forward to the prebed nosh all night. “Tmuck, tmack...”, he nibbledzz straight into zzzz.

Etymology: From: nibble and zz (sleep).

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Calorzees

Created by: azazn

Pronunciation: kal-or-zeez

Sentence: I haven't got the energy to sleep, I think I need some calorzees.

Etymology: calor- comes from calories and -zees comes from 'catchin some z's'.

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COMMENTS:

LOL. Nice one! - obgyn, 2007-03-26: 17:02:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-26: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41.
Thank you ziggy41! ~ James

lumina - 2008-07-11: 20:40:00
Omg...I laughed out loud on this one!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-12: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41. ~ James