Verboticism: Insomniate

'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.

Create | Read

Already Voted

Vote not counted. We have already counted two anonymous votes from your network. If you haven't voted yet, you can login and then we will count your vote.


Insomniate

You still have one vote left...

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

----------------------------
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

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

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'.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Feedophilia

Created by: sasgod

Pronunciation:

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

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

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)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Gorgelium

Created by: undeadbovine

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Hiberneating

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hye burn eee ting

Sentence: She hated his hiberneating. He would go to sleep afterwards, but his gut would talk all night

Etymology: hibernating, eating

Vote For | Comments and Points

Foodplight

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: food-plite

Sentence: Right before bedtime, I was faced with a foodplight. I knew that my gritfit would leave me feeling hungregret in the morning, but I was so sparetired that I couldn't help from pulling into McDonalds and ordering a slumberger. With cheezzzzzzzz.

Etymology: food fight, plight

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

petaj How about some dozenuts for dessert? Ah nothing like a RESTaurant for those late night munchies. - petaj, 2007-03-26: 06:29:00

My favorite is pizzzzzzza. - purpleartichokes, 2007-03-26: 09:01:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Nocturnalnosh

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: nok - TERN - uhl - nosh

Sentence: Brent was voracious and his appetite reared it's head at the most inopportune times, especially at bed time, and he always succumbed to temptation, sometimes even at the expense of a romantic interlude with his wife, Brenda.

Etymology: Blend of 'nocturnal' (active at night) and 'nosh' (to snack or eat between meals)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Moonchies

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: moon/cheez

Sentence: He had an attack of the full moonchies, that irresistible urge to chow down and send himself to dreamland on a full stomach.

Etymology: moon + munchies

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

Great word! Gets my vote. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-26: 07:59:00

Good one. - ErWenn, 2007-03-26: 08:58:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

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.

----------------------------
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

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...