Verboticism: Compulsniff

'Why are you sniffing your phone?'

DEFINITION: n., A compulsive need to sniff everything and anything you pick up, even things that typically do not have distinctive odors. v., To habitually sniff everything within your grasp -- just to make sure it's fresh.

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Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: come-pul-sniff

Sentence: Kathleen was a bit compulsniff, especially when it came to books. She would pick one up and quickly thumb the pages to release the book's scent. Yearbooks were--and still are--the best smelling books around.

Etymology: compulsive + sniff

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Comments: Compulsniff

metrohumanx - 2008-10-27: 20:19:00
Mmmmmm Boooooks! Yummy smells!

Nosila - 2008-10-27: 21:03:00
Great word, Nuwanda...makes scents!