Verboticism: Cattygoreyes

'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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Furboding

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fer-BODE-ing

Sentence: Sally's dreams were interrupted by an awful sense of furboding and she became aware that her cat, Felicity, was staring at her ominously as she slept.

Etymology: Blend of 'fur' and 'bode'(be an omen; portend) - a play on the word foreboding(A sense of impending evil or misfortune)

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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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Shushogle

Created by: c2flores

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Pillowstalk

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pill - oh - stallk

Sentence: Marcy felt that she was again the victim of pillowstalk as she slowly opened her eyes to reveal her Chihuahua's big brown ones staring intently at her.

Etymology: Pillow (a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person) + Stalk (a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush) + A satirical play on the phrase Pillow Talk

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COMMENTS:

Sounds creepy...I like it. - Mustang, 2009-01-08: 18:44:00

Eye Carumba! - Nosila, 2009-01-08: 22:24:00

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Vortasm

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: vore-tazz-um

Sentence: The cat had me in a crippling vortasm.

Etymology: Vortex + orgasm

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Eyesickle

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: AHY-si-kuhl

Sentence: The icy glare of the glass eye Bob got from the KGB Disposal's shop in Moscow was as chilly as a Siberian winter. And out of the shadows of darkness, Roxie swore that it was watching her. Often she would wake from sleep and yelled, " My God! It knows what I dreaming about." Bob told her not to worry, that the Cold War was now but an icicle and she was reading too much Orwell. Furthermore as he was so happy with his eyesickle, and having heard about a new Russian made prosthesis, named: "glassnose", he was thinking of ordering one also.

Etymology: Blend of EYE & SICKLE, with ICICLE in mind.

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COMMENTS:

Ever so clever! Your wit is always a big hit with me! I'm all 'ayes' up over this one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:07:00

creepy but funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 14:53:00

You'd think Bob would get pink eye from such a creation. I'm sure Roxy will find a way of Stalin, instead of letting Bob go Russian out to buy a new nose! It would be quite a Tass to blow his glassnose without breaking it! I am sure he could buy a couple of moles from that KGB Shop, too! Great sentence, Comrade!(Or should I say Tovarich!) - Nosila, 2008-03-18: 20:04:00

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Esostare

Created by: DragonRider428

Pronunciation: esso-stair

Sentence: I get this creepy feeling that something's giving me the esostare.

Etymology: the word "stare" with the prefix "eso", meaning inward or within

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Extrasensorypetception

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: x/tra/sen/sorry/pet/cep/shun

Sentence: 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

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Great! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-08: 18:33:00

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Pillowstalk

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: pil-oh-stork

Sentence: i woke abruptly, feeling certain that Mr Kittikins was pillowstalking me with cat like determination.

Etymology: pillow, stalk, pillow talk

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COMMENTS:

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

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

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

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

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

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