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'Why are you staring at me like that? '

DEFINITION: v. 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.

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Aloomclock

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /əˈlum ˈklɑk/

Sentence: Nothing wakes me up better than my aloom clock, but I've noticed that I often wake up in the middle of the night with a jump only to discover that my cat isn't even in the room and that it was only a false aloom.

Etymology: from a(larm) clock + loom

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COMMENTS:

So meaning full, witty pun. Funtastic Won! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:36:00

Great word! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-18: 12:02:00

Very funny! - diyan627, 2008-03-18: 13:04:00

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Jeeperspeepers

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: jēpərzpēpərz

Sentence: Joyce sat bolt upright in her bed. There wasn't a sound. It was that spooky cat of hers. The one with the jeeperspeepers. During the day she seemed to look right through you. At night it was as though she could wake the dead. Joyce's mother told her not to buy a black cat from that scary old lady.

Etymology: jeepers creepers (used to express surprise or alarm) + peepers (a person's eyes)

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COMMENTS:

Terrific word. Jeeperspeepers captures that feeling of the heebie jeebies! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-08: 18:36:00

Good one! - Mustang, 2009-01-08: 18:45:00

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Galvaneyes

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gal-van-ize

Sentence: My toddler gets a real chuckle out of my leap from deep sleep to hysterical outburst whenever he galvaneyes me. He laughs himself silly, while I'm wiping drool from my chin and scrabbling for the baseball bat and light switch.

Etymology: galvanise (to startle into activity) + eyes

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COMMENTS:

Exception Won! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:20:00

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Terroreyezing

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ter-ohr-ahyz-ing

Sentence: Maybe Marty shouldn't have stayed up late to watch that scary movie on a night she was going to be alone. Maybe her friend was right to say that there seemed to be something demonic about her cat, Lilith. All she knows now is that she can't sleep with the cat terroreyezing her from its perch atop the headboard.

Etymology: terrorizing (to dominate or coerce by intimidation) + eyeing (to observe or watch narrowly)

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Shushogle

Created by: c2flores

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Nightglare

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: nite'/glair

Sentence: He turned around fast, and he saw a small Who! Little Cindy-Lou Who, who was no more than two. She stared at the Grinch and said, "Santy Claus, why, Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?" (Cindy Lou Who: nightglare ninja)

Etymology: nightmare + glare

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COMMENTS:

cute! - diyan627, 2008-03-18: 01:48:00

The darling of the day! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:34:00

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Creeperstare

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: kree-pur-stare

Sentence: Annie was imposing a creeperstare on her mother for quite some time before she finally woke up and asked her what was wrong. Annie replied, "Nothing mommy..." Mommy wasn't very happy because it was nearly 1 in the morning.

Etymology: creeper (someone who creeps up unnoticed) + stare (gaze upon)

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COMMENTS:

Jeepers! Creppers! Where did ya get those peepers? Jeepers! Creepers! Where'd ya get those eyes! Nice one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 18:53:00

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Broodawakening

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: brood-ah-way-kun-ing

Sentence: 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

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COMMENTS:

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

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

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

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Cattygoreyes

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /kat-ee-gor-ayz/

Sentence: Max secretly delighted in mildly tormenting his 'person' — the Can Opener Lady, as he affectionately thought of her. She always wanted to go to sleep at the same time every night though, which was just strange, so it was easy to justify harassing her. He knew that staring at her while she was awake agitated her, but he'd discovered that even when her eyes were closed he could cattygoreyes her, boring his stare into the back of her head, and making her squirm. At the same time, Max would idly try to send her thoughts of getting up and work the can opener again, or making that fake mouse on a string come to life, as she sometimes did. Maybe it wasn't nice to tease the Can Opener Lady, but how else was he supposed to amuse himself late at night?

Etymology: Catty - slyly malicious (from Low Latin, cattus "cat"[-like]) + Gore - to pierce or stab (from Scottish, gorren) + Eyes - organs of sight (from Old English, ēge)

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COMMENTS:

love it! - galwaywegian, 2008-03-18: 06:37:00

It's better than the cat's meow! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 09:59:00

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Stalkat

Lazberg

Created by: Lazberg

Pronunciation: Stall Cat

Sentence: The dog got into my room while i was sleeping, he snook up to my face, and he was all stalkatting. It was freaky, i got shocked. I fell down at the floor and the dog bit me, i got rabies now.

Etymology: The verb "Stare" and the noun "Cat".

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-18: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by banky. Thank you banky. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-25: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by banky. Thank you banky. ~ James

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