Verboticism: Napsnack

'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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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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Munchiephagia

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: munchiephagia

Sentence: Slurp n Burp ;) Since he behaved regularly like a victim of munchiephagia he became more and more a bad influence on my own eating-habits...

Etymology: to have the munchies + medical term adephagia = munchiephagia

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Foodplight

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: food-plite

Sentence: Right before bedtime, I was faced with a foodplight. I knew that my gritfit would leave me feeling hungregret in the morning, but I was so sparetired that I couldn't help from pulling into McDonalds and ordering a slumberger. With cheezzzzzzzz.

Etymology: food fight, plight

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COMMENTS:

petaj How about some dozenuts for dessert? Ah nothing like a RESTaurant for those late night munchies. - petaj, 2007-03-26: 06:29:00

My favorite is pizzzzzzza. - purpleartichokes, 2007-03-26: 09:01:00

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Snoggle

Created by: reverb

Pronunciation: snaw-gle

Sentence: Hillary liked Bobby. And she didn't mind sleeping with him except for the fact that he was an habitual snoggler, who'd consume two boxes of cookies, diet coke and small chicken every night while he was sleeping. She didn't mind the crumbs, but she couldn't stand the constant slurping! So she game him an ultimatum. He said he couldn't sleep on an empty stomach. She told him that he would have to sleep in an empty bed.

Etymology: snore + snogger + hog

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Noctankering

Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: nokt-ank-er-ring

Sentence: The constant noctankerings and the free donuts at work were the two biggest factors in Humphrey's weight problem

Etymology: nocturnal + hankering

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COMMENTS:

Sounds like the noctankering turned Humphrey into a tank. - wordmeister, 2007-03-27: 00:53:00

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Nocyearn

Created by: riflesandkids74

Pronunciation: nahk-yurn

Sentence: Julia's frustration with Geoff were most apparent in the mornings, when she would brush the crumbs out of her hair from his nocyearn of the previous night.

Etymology: nocturnal and yearn

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Nocturnosh

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: nok-TER-nosh

Sentence: After accepting that she was a habitual nocturnosher, Monica finally broke down and just put a mini-fridge in her bedroom.

Etymology: Nocturnal + nosh

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COMMENTS:

petaj She sounds like a real nocturnoff. - petaj, 2007-03-26: 06:26:00

Well, since her husband works at night court (he is a nocturney), Monica is so lonely... - Alchemist, 2007-03-26: 07:35:00

A mim-fridge? It's classier than the vending machine I suggested... - Discoveria, 2007-03-26: 12:13:00

*mini-fridge - Discoveria, 2007-03-26: 12:13:00

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