Verboticism: Matildefy

'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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Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: ma til di fy

Sentence: Marc Jones was devastated. Born two days ago, his little son Buck was already deep in the art of Matildefiance - and was pulling his mother (who never wanted a child in the first place) down with him.

Etymology: Matilda - a Roald Dahl character who was quite good at the whole staring thing. Defiance - what silent, unshakable stares are all about.

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Comments: Matildefy

silveryaspen - 2008-03-18: 10:31:00
Unusual but interesting!