Verboticism: Feedophilia

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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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Created by: chaok

Pronunciation: Vee-taw-tihk

Sentence: Resisting my vitotic sensations was one of the key ways I lost a lot of my weight.

Etymology: This comes from an episode of "Viva la bam", where Vito lays on a bed and eats several chicken wings as a prank on Johnny Knoxville. Thus, when you are eating in bed you are being like vito.

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Created by: Jaxies

Pronunciation: /munch-evens-drome/

Sentence: "After a night out on the town she was suffering from a severe case of munchevensdrome, and so headed for the nearest kebab shop."

Etymology: Munchies + evening + syndrome

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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: ap/neet/a

Sentence: Joe's apneata was becoming so bothersome that Yvonne was considering sleeping on the sofa.

Etymology: apnea: periodic or irregular breathing pattern during sleep. apneata: periodic or irregular eating pattern during sleep. :)


great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-11: 14:26:00


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Created by: mscoxie



Etymology: comes from immediately realizing that you will have to sweep the crumbs off of the bed as soon as they are done

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Created by: metrohumanx


Sentence: "Doc, you gotta help me!" Joe said to his psychiatrist. "I wake up and the bed is full of crumbs.I'm putting on weight and i don't remember emptying the refrigerator and cupboard." Doctor Moriarty pressed his fingertips together and, peering over the top of his glasses with a wizened gaze said: "Joe, i've seen this condition before. It's called SOMNABULUNCHING and it strikes far too many people...."

Etymology: SOMNABUlism-sleepwalking+LUNCHING-self explanatory


metrohumanx I'm back,baby! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:33:00


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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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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.


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


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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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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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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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