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Cacoffiny

Top verboticism of the day created by galwaywegian

DEFINITION: n. Strange sounds that keep you awake in the middle of the night. v. To lie in bed unable to sleep because you keep hearing weird sounds.

Pronunciation: kak off inn eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Sentence: That creaking cacoffiny coming from the attic, allied to the movement of the curtains on the hermetically sealed window led the countess to feel the need to account for the death of her husband. Unaccountably her countenance grew troubled.

Etymology: cacophony, coffin.

Created by: galwaywegian.

Comments:

Eerily good! - Tigger, 2008-05-13: 01:24:00

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http://www.pacifier.com/~dkossy/kooksmus.html - metrohumanx, 2009-06-24: 00:58:00

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