Verboticism: Eyesickle

'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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Scarogling

Created by: mokelmoney

Pronunciation:

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Hipponoteyes

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hip/oh/not/ize

Sentence: 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

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COMMENTS:

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

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. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-18: 16:31:00

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Bestialarming

Created by: Kazizzle

Pronunciation: bee/styuhl/ahr/ming or bee/stee/uhl/ahr/ming

Sentence: Clarissa awoke to the feeling of being watched and abruptly sat up. Not unexpectedly therefore, it was bestialarming to see her dog and cat staring at her from the bedroom doorway.

Etymology: From bestial - of or referring to beasts (any animal other than humans) and alarming - causing fear, alarm, or fright.

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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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Furboding

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fer-BODE-ing

Sentence: Sandra's dreams were interrupted by an awful sense of furboding and she became aware that her cat, Felix, 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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COMMENTS:

excellent! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-08: 05:16:00

Clever Create. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-08: 18:38:00

Furocious! - Nosila, 2009-01-08: 22:27:00

furshur - Mustang, 2009-01-09: 00:25:00

Love it....furunny!! - mweinmann, 2009-01-09: 08:47:00

I like this word a lot. It's funny, clever, and easy to figure out the meaning right away. - kateinkorea, 2009-01-25: 22:14:00

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Hipponoteyes

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hip/oh/not/ize

Sentence: 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: HIPPONOTEYES -verb - from HIPPO + HYPNOTIZE

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Hawkgawk

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: HAWK gawk

Sentence: The very large dog's hawkgawk bore through me as I lay barely awake by the tree.

Etymology: HAWK: a bird of prey GAWK: to stare

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COMMENTS:

Frightfully good! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-08: 18:38:00

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Stalkgawking

Created by: bradly224

Pronunciation: Stalk*Gawk*Ing

Sentence: She awoke to her one night stand perched next to her on the edge of the bed, stalkgawking her.

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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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