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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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Yumber

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: \ˈyəm-bər\

Sentence: Connie woke abruptly by the sounds of her husband Fred noshing away at 1:00am. He looked at her and grinned through bites, "Pizza!, it's what for YUMBER!"

Etymology: Combination of YUM + Slumber

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Snappetite

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Snapp-pee-tite

Sentence: John's snappetite used to keep him awake at night. Now he has a vending machine installed in his bedroom, to his wife's chagrin.

Etymology: Appetite, and make it snappy!

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because he's always hitting her up for change... - Alchemist, 2007-03-26: 12:45:00

clever, clever. - azazn, 2007-03-26: 17:08:00

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Reposerepast

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ree poze ree past

Sentence: No matter how well Reggie ate all day, he had to have a reposerepast in bed at night. Regina, his long suffering wife, was by now used to him eating everything from main course options to snacks and finger food at bedtime. His bad habit led him to have very lively dreams and nightmares, not to mention food particles on their bedding. More than one night she had to try and rest in peas...

Etymology: Repose (lie in a comfortable resting position;lie in a horizontal position) & Repast (the food served and eaten at one time)

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COMMENTS:

"rest in peas" - clever! - splendiction, 2009-10-12: 22:29:00

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Dreambun

petaj

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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Snackomania

Created by: airlie

Pronunciation: snak-uh-MAY-nee-ah

Sentence: It wasn't that he dull. It wasn't that he was bald, yet hairy at the same time. It wasn't even that he snored and smacked his lips when he ate. It was that he ate impulsively and urgently, and so often in bed that drove the poor woman mad. Thomas's frequent pre-slumber snackomania irritated the living daylights out of Miriam, more than the crumbs that ended up in the bed. His nocturnal tachyphagus tendencies were really trying her patience... Rat poison featured too often in her dreames. Something had to give...

Etymology: SNACK: a small portion of food or drink or a light meal, esp. one eaten between regular meals, + MANIA: an exaggerated desire or enthusiasm for.

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metrohumanx You crack me up, airlie. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:38:00

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Latapascare

Created by: justj

Pronunciation: lat-uh-pa-scare

Sentence: Joe's latapascare for food at nights, is what is causing the sudden weight gain.

Etymology: lata-"late" pascare"feed"

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COMMENTS:

lol, i like it - justj, 2008-07-12: 23:28:00

metrohumanx MANGA! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:21:00

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Bedmaseating

arlouxo

Created by: arlouxo

Pronunciation: bed/mass/eating

Sentence: You better not be bedmaseating again!

Etymology: bed: cuz ur in ur bed / mass: cuz ur most likely to be eating a lot / eating: cuz ur eating

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Moonchies

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: moon/cheez

Sentence: He had an attack of the full moonchies, that irresistible urge to chow down and send himself to dreamland on a full stomach.

Etymology: moon + munchies

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COMMENTS:

Great word! Gets my vote. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-26: 07:59:00

Good one. - ErWenn, 2007-03-26: 08:58:00

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Nightstoker

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: nye/t/stoker

Sentence: He kept it hidden by day but he became the nightstoker at bedtime.

Etymology: night stalker + stoke (feed)

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Maybe that's really blood on the pizza and he becomes a Bramnightstoker - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-26: 12:28:00

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Insomniate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: in-SOM-nee-ayt

Sentence: For the fifth night in a row George's growling stomach kept he and his wife, Gladys, awake and for the fifth night in a row George raided the fridge and insomniate himelf off to dreamland.

Etymology: Blend of 'insomnia' and 'ate'.

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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