Verboticism: Chipmunch

'I am deeply saddened by my master's departure...'

DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Chipmunch

Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: chip-munch

Sentence: Dang chipmunch did me in again!

Etymology: Chip: O.E. forcippian "to pare away by cutting, always confused with "cheap" by people in my country. onomatopaeic comes from the well known author Munch's manic depressive sister Laura Catherine. So a cheap munch

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