Verboticism: Beddybite

'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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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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Soporifeast

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sop or if eest

Sentence: his soporifeasts helped him sleep, but his breath ensured his partner stayed awake for hours

Etymology: soporific, feast

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COMMENTS:

This is soporlative, gets my vote! - Alchemist, 2007-03-26: 10:04:00

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Bedcrumbs

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bedkrəmz

Sentence: Mary couldn’t understand why Ralph seemed fixated on eating crackers in bed. She finally figured out that he was leaving a trail of bedcrumbs when he got up during the night. She hadn’t realized how advanced his Alzheimer’s had become.

Etymology: bed (a piece of furniture for sleep or rest) + bread crumbs (a storybook technique for retracing your steps)

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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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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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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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Snackzzzs

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: snakzzzs

Sentence: Lolita always snackzzzs. Barny doesn't know if she is awake or sleeping but she suddenly jumps out of bed and returns with leftovers. Sometimes he isn't sure whether she is snoring or chewing.

Etymology: snack, zzzs

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Gastromnia

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌɡæsˈtɹɑmniə/

Sentence: The five pounds I put back on is probably due to some combination of gastromnia and the fact that I've recently learned how to bake.

Etymology: From gastro- and insomnia

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COMMENTS:

One letter away from gastromania...hmmm... - Discoveria, 2007-03-26: 12:12:00

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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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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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