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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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Chlug

Berlioze

Created by: Berlioze

Pronunciation: Ch lug

Sentence: Bob suddenly began chlugging all the food in our fridge last night!

Etymology: I thought of this as a combination of "late" and "chug", which became "chlug"

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Chugchow

Created by: WindingRoad

Pronunciation: [CHUHG-chou]

Sentence: Danny gave into his urge to break his diet, and left bed to go have some chugchow.

Etymology: From chug (AmerE; a large gulp/swallow) and chow (AmerE; food)

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Boltdozer

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: bowlt/doe/zur

Sentence: As soon as dusk fell he became a boltdozer, wolfing down any junk food in sight - he eventually married a short order chef

Etymology: bolt (to eat hurriedly) + dozer (sleeper)also refers to bulldozer

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Nice word: etymologically sound. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 19:06:00

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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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Gizzardofnod

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gizərd əv näd

Sentence: Dorothy has a strange affliction. Her system confuses sleepiness for hunger. As soon as she starts to feel drowsy her stomach starts the **feed me** signal. More often than not she gives into the GizzardofNod. Dorothy*s puppy Toto is all too happy join in with the munchings.

Etymology: gizzard (a person\'s stomach) + of (indicating an association between two entities)+ nod (have one\'s head fall forward when drowsy or asleep) Play off of the Wizard of Oz

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We're off to see the Gizzard...you're not in KansGas anymore...good word! - Nosila, 2009-10-12: 22:18:00

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Nocturnibble

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nok-tur-nib-uhl

Sentence: Joan just can't understand Jerry's need to eat in bed. His nocturnibble habit may well be why she is considering separate beds in her redecorating plan.

Etymology: nocturnal (of or pertaining to the night) + nibble (small morsel or bit)

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Beddybite

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: bed-dy-bite

Sentence: Little Joey was used to having a beddybite before he went beddybye. Unfortunately, little Joey wasn't so little anymore and his beddybite was going to give him such heartburn.

Etymology: beddybye+bite: beddybye -- a phrase used by mothers to their children at bed time + bite: a light snack or meal

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Good word! - splendiction, 2009-10-12: 22:27:00

clever word! - mweinmann, 2009-10-13: 23:34:00

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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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Eiderdine

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: i-der-dine

Sentence: The first time Mary and Moe got intimate she expected him to turn over and start snoring, not to sit up and indulge in a rather noisy spate of solo eiderdining.

Etymology: eiderdown (a heavy quilt) + dine (to make a meal)

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Hiberneating

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hye burn eee ting

Sentence: She hated his hiberneating. He would go to sleep afterwards, but his gut would talk all night

Etymology: hibernating, eating

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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