Verboticism: Latapascare

'What are you doing?'

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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Noctogestion

Created by: hockml

Pronunciation: nock-toe-jes-chin

Sentence: Each night before he fell asleep, he was overcome by a fit of noctogestion that necessitated he wander from the bedroom to the kitchen in search of some food.

Etymology: noct, meaning "of the night" and gestion, such as digestion

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Snacklacrity

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: snak-LAK-ri-tee

Sentence: Bob's noshnod-offs, especially his snacklacrity, were a constant source of irritation for Roxie; but, no matter how hard she tried, in the end, she could never resist his bedroom-fries.

Etymology: SNACK: A light meal, eaten between regular meals; ALACRITY: eagerness, keenness; fervor, zeal.

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COMMENTS:

love bedroom-fries - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-11: 14:25:00

I,too, love Bedroom Fries...sounds like a love song! - Nosila, 2008-07-11: 22:40:00

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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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Slunchies

Created by: sunny09

Pronunciation: slunch-eeze

Sentence: the only problem with slunchies is falling asleep with food in your mouth

Etymology: slumber, munchies.

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Hypnoshsis

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: hihp-NOSH-sihs

Sentence: Alex kept a large bag of cashews on the bedstand to sate fits of hypnoshsis.

Etymology: hypno- ("sleep") + nosh ("quick snack") + hypnosis (sublimated state in which one can be persuaded to act uncontrollably)

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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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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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Munchillies

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: mun chill eees

Sentence: Frank often had the munchillies where he would bring spicy snacks to bed.

Etymology: from munchies and chillies

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Nocturnalnosh

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: nok - TERN - uhl - nosh

Sentence: Brent was voracious and his appetite reared it's head at the most inopportune times, especially at bed time, and he always succumbed to temptation, sometimes even at the expense of a romantic interlude with his wife, Brenda.

Etymology: Blend of 'nocturnal' (active at night) and 'nosh' (to snack or eat between meals)

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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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