Verboticism: Nibblezz

'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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Nappetite

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /NAP-uh-tiyt/

Sentence: Since beginning his diet, Brian would experience cravings every night after climbing into bed each night. Whenever he tried to relax and his mind was otherwise unoccupied, a nappetite would creep up on him. It was not visions of sugarplums dancing in his head, but the pizza polka, the fried-chicken fandango, the sandwich samba, the chili dog cha-cha, the taco tango, etc...

Etymology: Nap - to sleep or doze (from Old English, hnappian "to doze, sleep lightly") + Appetite - an instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink (from Old French, apetit "desire for")

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COMMENTS:

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 19:09:00

"but the pizza polka, the fried-chicken fandango, the sandwich samba, the chili dog cha-cha, the taco tango, etc..." Whoa, gonna be one nasty crappetited. :D - lumina, 2008-07-11: 20:42:00

ok..typo...I meant crappetite. - lumina, 2008-07-11: 20:43:00

The Cake Walk, the Pasta Doble, the Peppermint Twist, the Grape Stomp, The I Hop, The Rumba Coke, the Nacho cha cha cha, the Beer Belly Dance...not to mention Liverdance! - Nosila, 2008-07-11: 22:48:00

metrohumanx And LUNCHBREAK DANCING.... - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:35:00

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Gizzardofnod

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gizərd əv näd

Sentence: Dorothy has a strange affliction. Her system confuses sleepiness for hunger. As soon as she starts to feel drowsy her stomach starts the **feed me** signal. More often than not she gives into the GizzardofNod. Dorothy*s puppy Toto is all too happy join in with the munchings.

Etymology: gizzard (a person\'s stomach) + of (indicating an association between two entities)+ nod (have one\'s head fall forward when drowsy or asleep) Play off of the Wizard of Oz

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COMMENTS:

We're off to see the Gizzard...you're not in KansGas anymore...good word! - Nosila, 2009-10-12: 22:18:00

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Soporifeast

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sop or if eest

Sentence: his soporifeasts helped him sleep, but his breath ensured his partner stayed awake for hours

Etymology: soporific, feast

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COMMENTS:

This is soporlative, gets my vote! - Alchemist, 2007-03-26: 10:04:00

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Munchevensdrome

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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Nightnibble

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: night + nibble

Sentence: I nightnibble all the time, it's why I'm so fat.

Etymology: Um, night and nibble. Together. I know, it's not very good.

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Munchillies

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: mun chill eees

Sentence: Frank often had the munchillies where he would bring spicy snacks to bed.

Etymology: from munchies and chillies

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Nibblezz

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: nib L ZZ

Sentence: “Whaaat ‘re ya doinzzzzzzzz?” she quietly hissed into sleep. His thick hand slid out from under her pillow with the remnants of last night’s nibblezzes; he’d been looking forward to the prebed nosh all night. “Tmuck, tmack...”, he nibbledzz straight into zzzz.

Etymology: From: nibble and zz (sleep).

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Starvedust

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: starv dust

Sentence: Just as Ernest was trying to drop off in bed, he craved a spread before him. Yes, he pined for pineapple; hankered for ham; ached for anchovies and craved carbohydrates. Just before starvedust, he longed for comfort on a bed of noodles. His pallet met his palate; he cradled an insane need for fast food and in his nest he craved birdsnest soup. Yes, he wanted some food in Ernest!

Etymology: starve (have a craving, appetite, or great desire for; be hungry for) & stardust (a multitude of stars, looking like dust;a dreamy,romantic,sentimental time of the evening, just before total blackness;Minute particles of matter that fall to Earth from the stars.

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COMMENTS:

The strong emotional attraction of Old English words; beautiful combination - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 18:29:00

Cheers, you've brought a tear to my eyes, luckily not my Southern Cross-ed eyes. - Nosila, 2008-07-12: 01:39:00

metrohumanx Bueatifully lyrical! Top nosh word! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:42:00

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Nightstoker

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: nye/t/stoker

Sentence: He kept it hidden by day but he became the nightstoker at bedtime.

Etymology: night stalker + stoke (feed)

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COMMENTS:

Maybe that's really blood on the pizza and he becomes a Bramnightstoker - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-26: 12:28:00

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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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