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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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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: snee

Sentence: The bridesmaid didn't want to sneeze just as the bride and groom were taking their vows, so she pressed her finger sideways under her nose and it became a tiny snee instead.

Etymology: Start with "sneeze" but remove the end part that makes it meaningful.

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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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Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: ah-dyoo

Sentence: Lavender's blue, but it makes me ahdieu.

Etymology: Ahchoo + Adieu When your sneeze bids you farewell.

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Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: gah-zunt-halt

Sentence: In 18th century Europe, regular intake of snuff was a common remedy to gesundhalt.

Etymology: gesundheit, only halted


Nice! - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-12: 04:41:00

I approve wholeheartedly of this construction. - PythianHabenero, 2007-04-12: 09:24:00


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Created by: hobodad

Pronunciation: snee-pause


Etymology: sneeze + pause

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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: snEE

Sentence: Weird must be

Etymology: the word sneeze unfinished

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Created by: atnegam

Pronunciation: Pree-chew

Sentence: I thought it was going to be a sneeze but it was just the prechoo.


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Created by: josje

Pronunciation: snutter nose

Sentence: i can´t sneeze, i am having a snutternose

Etymology: sutter as in suttering and nose as in nose.

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Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: snEEzis-inter-ruptis

Sentence: Jill experienced sneezisinterruptus bringing herself to the height of the sneeze, then pulling out and not finishing it. The story of her life.

Etymology: sneeze/coitus interruptus

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: snoy ee et

Sentence: a series of snot yets left her exhausted and her dinner guests strangely unhungry.

Etymology: snot not yet


petaj Cute -- I was thinking along the lines of snotnot, but this is much better. - petaj, 2007-04-12: 04:54:00

Does a snotyet cause brain phelm? Good word. - Stevenson0, 2007-04-12: 12:53:00


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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

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