Verboticism: Somnabulunching

'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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Feedophilia

Created by: sasgod

Pronunciation:

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

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Slumbersnack

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Slum-bur-snak

Sentence: Colin woke up with a sudden urge for something to eat, in fact he was so hungry he jumped out of bed and headed straight for the fridge. After a few minutes he had got through half a cooked chicken, four sausage rolls and a large slice of leftover chocolate cake. It wasn't so much a slumbersnack as a full course meal.

Etymology: Slumber(Sleep) + Snack (quantity of food eaten between meals) ORIGIN Dutch from snacken 'to bite'. = Slumbersnack

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COMMENTS:

I'm a slumbersnack and I'm okay I eat all night and I work all day He's a slumbersnack and he's okay He eats all night and he works all day (couldn't resist the Monty Python reference) - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-11: 12:41:00

Was wondering if anyone out there would remember that Monty Python song. - TJayzz, 2008-07-11: 14:09:00

Great! Makes ME want a slumbersnack! - lumina, 2008-07-11: 20:39:00

I cut down trees,I wear high heels, suspenders and a bra; I wish I'd been a girlie, just like my old Papa! No, I don't remember it or the Mountie back-up singers at all... - Nosila, 2008-07-11: 22:55:00

metrohumanx Sorry- I'm deliberately wasting your time. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:48:00

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Grubstruck

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: grub-struk

Sentence: At two in the morning Doug was suddenly grubstruck and had to hurry off to the fridge to fix himself a teetering dagwood.

Etymology: "grub", as in food; "struck" as in a blow

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Bedsbread

Created by: suzanne

Pronunciation: bed-s-br-e-d

Sentence: after an attack of bedsbread i clept with jam on my lip.

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Calorzees

Created by: azazn

Pronunciation: kal-or-zeez

Sentence: I haven't got the energy to sleep, I think I need some calorzees.

Etymology: calor- comes from calories and -zees comes from 'catchin some z's'.

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COMMENTS:

LOL. Nice one! - obgyn, 2007-03-26: 17:02:00

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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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Somnophagia

Created by: vetmommy2

Pronunciation: sohmm-noe-fay-gee-ah

Sentence: His somnophagia was so severe, he ate through all the cereal in the pantry right before bed each night.

Etymology: Somno- GK sleep (like somnambulism-sleepwalking) Phagia- GK- eat

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx SOMNOPHAGIA is great! I didn't see your word on "today's words", but on the weekly. Great work again, vetmommy2 - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:46:00

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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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Gorgelium

Created by: undeadbovine

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Crumbotomy

Created by: mscoxie

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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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