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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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Bedtimebinge

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: bed-time-binge

Sentence: Joe often became peckish for a quick bite resulting in a bedtimebinge.

Etymology: bedtime + binge

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Scarfolepsy

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Created by: nostalgia75

Pronunciation: skahrf-uh-lep-see

Sentence: Jane could no longer stand it. Bob's receding hairline had already strained their marriage, but his scafolepsy was straining her patience past the breaking point; if he ate one more slice of pizza in bed she was going to kill him.

Etymology: scarf: to eat, esp. voraciously + narcolepsy: a condition characterized by frequent and uncontrollable periods of deep sleep.

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COMMENTS:

hooterbug Good word and funny! - hooterbug, 2008-07-11: 10:46:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-11: 14:28:00

Scarf out! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 19:10:00

Scarf out! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-11: 19:10:00

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Snackzzzs

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: snakzzzs

Sentence: Lolita always snackzzzs. Barny doesn't know if she is awake or sleeping but she suddenly jumps out of bed and returns with leftovers. Sometimes he isn't sure whether she is snoring or chewing.

Etymology: snack, zzzs

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Munchiephagia

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: munchiephagia

Sentence: Slurp n Burp ;) Since he behaved regularly like a victim of munchiephagia he became more and more a bad influence on my own eating-habits...

Etymology: to have the munchies + medical term adephagia = munchiephagia

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Apneata

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: ap/neet/a

Sentence: Joe's apneata was becoming so bothersome that Yvonne was considering sleeping on the sofa.

Etymology: apnea: periodic or irregular breathing pattern during sleep. apneata: periodic or irregular eating pattern during sleep. :)

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-11: 14:26:00

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Noctogestion

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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Nibblezz

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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Calorzees

Created by: azazn

Pronunciation: kal-or-zeez

Sentence: I haven't got the energy to sleep, I think I need some calorzees.

Etymology: calor- comes from calories and -zees comes from 'catchin some z's'.

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LOL. Nice one! - obgyn, 2007-03-26: 17:02:00

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Dreambun

petaj

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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Noctankering

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

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

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-26: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41.
Thank you ziggy41! ~ James

lumina - 2008-07-11: 20:40:00
Omg...I laughed out loud on this one!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-12: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41. ~ James