Verboticism: Hipponoteyes

'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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Scioniglare

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: si-on-ik-glayr

Sentence: Intent on laying still as to not let the assassin notice her, Marybeth realized perhaps her anxiety dream was being enhanced by the scioniglare of her cat that just hopped on the bed.

Etymology: Scion (from O. Fr sion, cion from kidon, to sprout, split, open) + glare (to "stare fiercely")

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COMMENTS:

Ultra-unique! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:23:00

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Oculamorph

Created by: yelloweyes

Pronunciation: awk-you-la-morf

Sentence: My husband has been oculamorphing me lately. I thought it was cute at first, but now I am considering divorce.

Etymology: Ocula - connected to ocular, which means "connected to the eyes or vision." Morph - connected to Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams.

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Sonraise

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: sun rays OR son raise

Sentence: Scotty, my son, the electronics technician in the transporter room, on the Starship Enterprise, often receives the request "Scotty, beam me up." When he comes home for a visit to me, his father, his eyes spark and shine, with rays so intense, that even if I'm in a sound sleep, there is joy from his sonraise, that special "Son, beaming me up!"

Etymology: SUN RAYS / SON RAISE . SUN RAYS - bright beams of light that can raise the sleeping. SON RAISE - sparks of light from a son's eyes that can raise the sleeping. /// Oh how we enjoy sun beams and son beams!

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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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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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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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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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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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Gazerbeam

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: GAI zer beem

Sentence: Although I had clearly told my daughter that she was not to wake me up early on Christmas morning, I felt her gazerbeam focused on me, cutting through my dreams, and opened my eyes to see her staring at me. Next to her was the digital clock, reading 6:07 a.m. I mumbled, "Santa Claus says no one is allowed to get up on Christmas Day before 7:30 or all the presents will disappear," and she gasped and quickly ran back to her room.

Etymology: gaze + laser beam

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