Verboticism: Creakese

Creakese

Created by: arrrteest

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: creek - eez

Sentence: The house was speaking its creepy creakease with all its settling and contracting in the night. Wide-eyed and drowsily alert maggie lie in bed imagining ghosts and gobblins milling about.

Etymology: creak, sound of a rusty gate or noisy floorboards + ese, of a language

Points: 758

Vote For