Verboticism: Slunchies

'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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Apneata

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. :)

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COMMENTS:

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

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Chlug

Berlioze

Created by: Berlioze

Pronunciation: Ch lug

Sentence: Bob suddenly began chlugging all the food in our fridge last night!

Etymology: I thought of this as a combination of "late" and "chug", which became "chlug"

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Feedophilia

Created by: sasgod

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Hello, my name is sasgod, i am a feedophiliac

Etymology:

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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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Dreambun

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: dream-bun

Sentence: Guthrie always succumbed to dreambunning. It led to the collapse of his marriage due to crumbreconcilable differences in the bed room.

Etymology: cream bun (my favourite tuck shop treat when I was a kid) + dream (something one does at bedtime + something one yearns for)

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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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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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Slunger

Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: slunn-grr

Sentence: He satisfied his slunger with cookies, the crumbs of which made the bed bugs bite.

Etymology: From "sleep/slumber" and "hunger".

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COMMENTS:

I like that! - jedijawa, 2007-03-26: 07:19:00

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Bedtimebinge

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: bed-time-binge

Sentence: Joe often became peckish for a quick bite resulting in a bedtimebinge.

Etymology: bedtime + binge

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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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