DEFINITION: v. intr. To be woken up by a child or pet who is quietly but intently staring at you from the edge of your bed. n. A creepy silent stare that is so intense that it pierces sleep.

Why are you staring at me like that?

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Broodawakening: /brood-ah-way-kun-ing/ Living with two dogs, a cat, and three kids, Sherry was generally roused each morning by a broodawakening, gazing intently at her and hungry for breakfast. Etymology: brood (both offspring and to meditate with morbid persistence), rude awakening Created by: purpleartichokes.

Comments on Broodawakening:

silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:28:00
Startling darlings … Outstanding!

Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 14:49:00
on a roll

OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-19: 16:31:00

Pillowstalk: /pil-oh-stork/ i woke abruptly, feeling certain that Mr Kittikins was pillowstalking me with cat like determination. Etymology: pillow, stalk, pillow talk Created by: rikboyee.

Comments on Pillowstalk:

galwaywegian, 2008-03-18: 08:32:00
you had that strange feeline too?

Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 14:49:00
very nice

purpleartichokes, 2008-03-18: 14:50:00
I go out stalking, after midnight, out in the moonlight… Great word!

OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-18: 16:36:00
Good word!

silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 18:51:00
stalking is a very good word to describe cats! Well done!

Extrasensorypetception: /x-tra-sen-sorry-pet-cep-shun/ We gave up using an alarm clock long ago because of our cat’s extrasensorypetception. His ESP can drag us out of the deepest dreams. Etymology: extra sensory perception (ESP) + pet Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments on Extrasensorypetception:

silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:22:00
ESPied! Excellent!

OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-18: 16:22:00

Nosila, 2008-03-18: 19:51:00
ESPecially E.S.P. – Entertaining, Succinct and Plausible!

Hipponoteyes: /hip-oh-not-ize/ People thought I was crazy to have a pet hippo but, with training, he was able to hipponoteyes me to get me up and out for my daily run. Etymology: hippo + hypnotize + eyes Created by: Stevenson0.

Comments on Hipponoteyes:

silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:19:00
Far out!

OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-18: 16:31:00
Reminds me of the song: “I want a hippopotamus for Christmas Only a hippopotamus will do Don’t want a doll, no dinky Tinker Toy I want a hippopotamus to play with and enjoy” Good word.

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Definition Comments:

Verbotomy2008-03-18: 00:01:00
Today’s definition was suggested by banky. Thank you banky. ~ James