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DEFINITION: n. An incomplete sneeze; starts with a nose tickle, followed by a sharp intake of breath, but then it vanishes, leaving only a vague sense of incompletion. v. To start a sneeze, but never actually finish it.

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Notchoo

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: naht-CHOO

Sentence: Alex was plagued by notchoos to the point that people quit blessing him.

Etymology: not + achoo

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Nahchoo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: na-choo

Sentence: Julie felt hollow and unfulfilled when her building sneeze turned into a nahchoo.

Etymology: nah (no) + achoo (onamonapia for a sneeze)

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Gestunnedheit

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Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: guh-stunned-height

Sentence: Kirsty's aborted sneeze called forth a chorus of gestunnedheits from her friends, who had all felt the same frustrating nose tickling.

Etymology: gesundheit (wishing good health to one who has just sneezed) + (to be made senseless, groggy or dizzy)

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Sneat

Created by: willster

Pronunciation: sn-eat

Sentence: She let out a small sneat before speaking.

Etymology: the incompleteness of

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Abortchoo

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: ah + bort + choo

Sentence: You know how sometimes you feel like you have to sneeze but then it doesn't happen, well, that's an abortchoo.

Etymology: abort + achoo

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Yawnchoo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: yônchoō

Sentence: She felt it starting deep in her gut, a sneeze that she knew would be heard for blocks. It began with a tingling in her toes and moved up her legs to his torso. Then the required lurching, hah, hah, hah, but then it stalled just before the choo. Oh no, a yawnchoo. How unfulfilling.

Etymology: yawn (involuntarily open one’s mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom) + achoo (the sound as a sneeze)

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Achoops

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: a-choops

Sentence: "Ah- ah- achoops," said Jeanine as her sneeze suddenly aborted.

Etymology: "achoo" sneeze + "oops" mistake.

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COMMENTS:

Okay, this one totally trumps mine. - LonePaladin, 2007-04-12: 23:53:00

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Snease

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: s/niece

Sentence: Just as she was about to sneeze, she encountered a snease, that sharp nasel pain of an unfullfiled sneeze. With a snease all the symptoms of a sneeze are there, but the satisfying achoo.

Etymology: sneeze + cease

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COMMENTS:

pronounced "s/niece" - Stevenson0, 2007-04-12: 07:50:00

Niece? What about tease? I voted for it because I though it was a combo of sneeze and tease. That would perfectly capture the meaning. - lauramy, 2007-04-12: 15:18:00

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Hanochi

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: ha like in haha + no means no + chi like in chi-gong.

Sentence: Damn, three hanochis in one day - time for a look in the sun... didn't work ? My doctor said: "If you got more than 5 hanochis per week you should reactivate your nose-chi by playing with uncooked spaghetti in your nostrils." That works for sure - no more hanochi !

Etymology: hatschi = german comic word to display a sneeze; nochi = the hatschi has no chi, it is missing the necessary energy to break through the sneeze-barrier. so, always ultra-remember: spaghettchi vs. hanochi .

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Interruptchoo

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: int-ter-up-choo

Sentence: Doug felt very unsatisfied since his unfortunate interruptchoo. After all he enjoyed sneezing.

Etymology: "interrupt" as in "coitus interruptus" and "tchoo" as in aah-tchoo.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-12: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41.
Thank you ziggy41! ~ James

erasmus erasmus - 2007-04-12: 04:48:00
thats a great definition.

ErWenn - 2007-04-13: 00:03:00
Agreed!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-13: 01:52:00
Thanks and cheers again to ziggy41 for the great idea! ~ James'

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-29: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by Ziggy41. Thank you Ziggy41. ~ James