Verboticism: Somnophagia

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