Verboticism: Creepsitation

'What's that dripping sound?'

DEFINITION: n. Strange sounds that keep you awake in the middle of the night. v. To lie in bed unable to sleep because you keep hearing weird sounds.

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: creeps-i-ta-tion

Sentence: Sue endured several long nights of creepsitation until she discovered that the dog had found a bag of corn chips and was eating them under the bed.

Etymology: creeps: a sensation of fear or repugnance as if your skin was crawling + crepitation: snapping or crackling noises

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