Verboticism: Imagounds

Imagounds

Moonstar

Created by: Moonstar

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: Image-ounds

Sentence: Vicky lie awake, staring up[ at the ceiling, eyes wide. Her breathing quickend as even more imagounds entered the room. There was a small thump, a squeak, a creak, a skitter. What was that!? Could it be....Yes, yes it was! The sound of a heartbeat, a HUMAN heartbeat! She sat up straight in bed, her hand on the knife she had kept stored beneath her pillow, ready to strike-but there was no one there.

Etymology: Imagined, as in the act of imagining, + Sounds, as in noises.

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Comments: Imagounds

Nosila - 2010-07-13: 23:59:00
Poe-etic tense to it!