Verboticism: Dreambun

'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: suzanne

Pronunciation: bed-s-br-e-d

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


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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: hihp-NOSH-sihs

Sentence: Alex kept a large bag of cashews on the bedstand to sate fits of hypnoshsis.

Etymology: hypno- ("sleep") + nosh ("quick snack") + hypnosis (sublimated state in which one can be persuaded to act uncontrollably)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: orrrr eeeee emmmmmmm

Sentence: His bouts of remmmmmmmmmmm coincided with bouts of yummnambulation

Etymology: r.e.m MMMMMMMMMM!


Remmmmmmmmerable word! - Nosila, 2009-10-12: 22:19:00


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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)


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


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Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: nokt-ank-er-ring

Sentence: The constant noctankerings and the free donuts at work were the two biggest factors in Humphrey's weight problem

Etymology: nocturnal + hankering


Sounds like the noctankering turned Humphrey into a tank. - wordmeister, 2007-03-27: 00:53:00


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Created by: riflesandkids74

Pronunciation: nahk-yurn

Sentence: Julia's frustration with Geoff were most apparent in the mornings, when she would brush the crumbs out of her hair from his nocyearn of the previous night.

Etymology: nocturnal and yearn

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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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Created by: hockml

Pronunciation: nock-toe-jes-chin

Sentence: Each night before he fell asleep, he was overcome by a fit of noctogestion that necessitated he wander from the bedroom to the kitchen in search of some food.

Etymology: noct, meaning "of the night" and gestion, such as digestion

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Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: snack attack

Sentence: If i go to bed after midnight, almost without fail i experience a snack attack right before i go to sleep. (that's where the weight gain comes in...)

Etymology: sneak/snack attack..... i think it's pretty self-explanatory.

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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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