Verboticism: Soporifeast

'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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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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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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Boltdozer

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: bowlt/dozer

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:

I hope he keeps a dump truck beside the bed - porsche, 2007-03-26: 12:24:00

ha ha - as long as the manufacturer is caterpillar (stress on the cater) - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-26: 12:34:00

petaj Isn't tht what you rest your head on while consuming the catering? - petaj, 2007-03-27: 04:44:00

pillar - very funny - you have a wicked sense of humour Petaj - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-27: 06:15:00

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Snurge

Created by: aj3131

Pronunciation: Snuh-urge

Sentence: Last night my pregnant wife had a snuge for ice cream.

Etymology: Sn(ack)+ Urge

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COMMENTS:

Simple, but good. - ErWenn, 2007-03-27: 02:20:00

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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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Napsnack

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: nap snak

Sentence: When Vanessa asked Hungry Harry what he was doing bringing pizza to bed, he told her he need fatty food to sleep properly. He called it his napsnack. She thought it was more like a siesta fiesta when washed down with his usual beer, Snooze Booze.

Etymology: Nap (a period of time spent sleeping) & Snack (a light informal meal) and Wordplay on Knapsack

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Sleepapnibble

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: slEEp-ap-nib-ble

Sentence: Jill suffers from sleepapnibble, a sleep eating disorder that has her feasting at all hours of the night.

Etymology: sleep apnea/nibble

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COMMENTS:

Like the connection, the idea that the hunger keeps the sufferer awake. Good stuff! - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-26: 08:01:00

If Jill stops breathing during a sleepapnibble episode it could lead to sleepapnibbledribble - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-26: 15:52:00

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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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