Verboticism: Slunger

'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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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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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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Created by: justj

Pronunciation: lat-uh-pa-scare

Sentence: Joe's latapascare for food at nights, is what is causing the sudden weight gain.

Etymology: lata-"late" pascare"feed"


lol, i like it - justj, 2008-07-12: 23:28:00

metrohumanx MANGA! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:21:00


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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


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


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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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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: eev/yen/ing

Sentence: Eveyenning is a food craving that only occurs after dusk.

Etymology: evening + yen (desire or craving)


metrohumanx Didn't Eve Yenning own that diner on Route 46? - metrohumanx, 2008-07-13: 21:37:00


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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


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


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Created by: undeadbovine




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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: bed-dy-bite

Sentence: Little Joey was used to having a beddybite before he went beddybye. Unfortunately, little Joey wasn't so little anymore and his beddybite was going to give him such heartburn.

Etymology: beddybye+bite: beddybye -- a phrase used by mothers to their children at bed time + bite: a light snack or meal


Good word! - splendiction, 2009-10-12: 22:27:00

clever word! - mweinmann, 2009-10-13: 23:34:00


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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


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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