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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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Incompleeze

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in kom pleez

Sentence: Helen felt that feeling of unfinished business when she built up to a sneeze and then it receded. What made her sneeze become an incompleeze? Why did it achoose not to go all the way? Who nose?

Etymology: Incomplete(not yet finished) & Sneeze (involuntary expulsion of air through the nose)

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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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Guf

Created by: Ellemorpheus

Pronunciation: Guff

Sentence: She guffed and paused, eyes teary and unsatisfied.

Etymology: Onomatopoeia

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Gesundhalt

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: geh-zund-halt

Sentence: Sue abruptly stopped her performance and stood perfectly still, staring straight ahead with a contorted look on her face. Her breathing became labored and everyone in the audience thought she may be having a seizure. After several anxious seconds she regained her composure and said, "Excuse me, I must have had a sneeze freeze." Someone in the crowd yelled, "Gesundhalt!" and the whole place erupted with laughter.

Etymology: gesundheit: an expression to wish someone good health who has just sneezed arising from an ancient belief that your heart stopped while you sneezed and at that moment the devil could come and take over your soul + halt: stop or interrupt progress

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artr Very nice! - artr, 2009-10-29: 08:15:00

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Falsneezer

Created by: WhiteRhino

Pronunciation: Fall-sneeze-er

Sentence: Oh, excuse me...I was caught up in a falsneezer.

Etymology: False, sneeze

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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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Sneecap

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: snee/cap (like kneecap)

Sentence: I've had a problem with sneecap ever since I had my nose pierced. I'll have to get some sneeagra

Etymology: sneeze + cap

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Snatchoo

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sna-choo

Sentence: I got a tickle in my nose, surely a sneeze was coming, then nothing. Damn, just another snatchoo.

Etymology: snatch, achoo

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COMMENTS:

I like this one purple - Jabberwocky, 2007-04-13: 11:49:00

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Gestunnedheit

CharlieB

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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Fickleneeze

Created by: nickolucas

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Ahhhshoot

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: ah-shoot

Sentence: Melody was deep in conversation with Cliff when she saw his expression change. Nose crinkling up. Brows furrowed. Upper lip in a sneer. When Cliff began the rapid intake of breath, Melody braced herself for a killer sneeze, all the while wondering why he didn't have the decency to bury his shnoz in his elbow. After the most protracted build-up she could remember, Cliff threw his head back and....and...and...nothing. With a big "ahhshoot" Cliff returned to a conversation that Melody had long since checked out of.

Etymology: Achoo modified to include "shoot" as in expressing frustration.

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good one - Nosila, 2009-10-29: 18:01:00

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Prechoo

Created by: atnegam

Pronunciation: Pree-chew

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

Etymology:

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Lackrynose

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: lak - ree - nos

Sentence: Josiah was lackrynose. The sneeze that he started was lacking in strength and his nose did not get the relief that he was hoping for.

Etymology: lachrymose (sad), lack, nose

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Sneesappointment

Created by: meatloafster

Pronunciation: snee sa point ment

Sentence: Man... I had a sneesapointment earlier today. It was a bummer, I almost had it.

Etymology: sneeze + dissapointment

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Sneeble

Created by: Sed8ed

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology: snee, from the word sneeze + ble from the word feeble = a feeble sneeze, or "sneeble"

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Fauxchoo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fōchoō

Sentence: Unrequited love, unfulfilled dreams, untapped potential... Can any of these leave you feeling as empty as a fauxchoo? Ah, ah, ah nothing...

Etymology: faux (artificial or imitation; false) + achoo (sound of a sneeze)

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl I can always count on you for my morning chuckle. Great word. - mrskellyscl, 2009-10-29: 05:38:00

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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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Gesundhalt

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

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COMMENTS:

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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Teasesneeze

Created by: tbAG84

Pronunciation: teez-sneez

Sentence: She thought i was shocked but it was nothing but another of my characteristic teasesneezes.

Etymology: tease- to evoke unresolved anticipation sneeze- godblessyou.

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Snee

karenanne

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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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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Trunkation

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: trun-kay-shun

Sentence: Although Marvin had a huge proboscis, he often experienced trunkations.

Etymology: truncate (shorten by cutting a part off) + trunk (informal for nose)

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Achooitusinterruptus

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: atch oooo ih tusss int urrr up tusss

Sentence: "Is anything as completely incomplete as a bad dose of achooitusinterruptus" thought Mick, as he lounged back stage before the gig, pen in hand, trying to compose a new song for the band. "I just can't get any satisfaction."

Etymology: coitus interruptus, achoo

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COMMENTS:

And Time is not on his side...good word! - Nosila, 2009-10-29: 09:33:00

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Sneezisinterruptus

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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Snee

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: snEE

Sentence: Weird must be duplicate...lol

Etymology: the word sneeze unfinished

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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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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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Halfchoo

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: half-choo

Sentence: Jaime thought that she had to sneeze and got as far as the deep breath, but it turned out to only be a halfchoo instead.

Etymology: half + achoo

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COMMENTS:

I really like this. - lauramy, 2007-04-12: 15:19:00

good one JJ! - wordmeister, 2007-04-13: 02:49:00

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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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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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Aahaahhalmost

moltentim

Created by: moltentim

Pronunciation: ah-ah-all-most

Sentence: When she aahaahhalmosted, I said gesund.

Etymology: aah, aahh (as in ah-choo) + almost

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COMMENTS:

Good word! Especially when you say it like you're about to sneeze. - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-12: 18:58:00

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Bleurgh

Created by: nekofluffy

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Snee

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: s nee

Sentence: as Carol snee'd for the 7th time that day due to hay fever the irritation became too much and she poked herself in the eye to force a full sneeze out.

Etymology: snee, half a sneeze.

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snee hee! - galwaywegian, 2007-04-12: 04:48:00

Brilliant! - pinwheel, 2007-04-12: 04:54:00

Very creative! I can use this type of verbotomy to describe all kinds of projs started around the house. - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-12: 06:47:00

Cute! - mplsbohemian, 2007-04-12: 07:29:00

I am ashamed by how good this word is. - ErWenn, 2007-04-13: 00:02:00

Cute word. Vicious remedy. Nice work! - wordmeister, 2007-04-13: 02:51:00

erasmus thanks all! I like half words. - erasmus, 2007-04-13: 05:40:00

Rochelle Love it! - Rochelle, 2007-04-13: 12:57:00

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Sneezetease

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: sneez/teez

Sentence: A sneezetease is the greatest anticlimax

Etymology: sneeze + tease

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Sneezycomesneezygo

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: snee-zee-cum-snee-zee-go

Sentence: she waited and waited. she stared at a light bulb and she waited some more... but it was simply a case of sneezycomesneezygo

Etymology: sneeze, easy come easy go

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Perfectly describes the condition without a definition. I like it! - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-12: 18:54:00

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Pseudosternutation

zrotv

Created by: zrotv

Pronunciation: sū'dō'stûr'nyə-tā'shən

Sentence: My pseudosternutation left me agonizingly uncomfortable. I ran to the window to stare at the sun and trigger the photosternutatory reflex, but to no avail. I wept and admitted defeat as my nasal passage and mucus glands mocked me.

Etymology: pseudo (false) + sternutation (sneeze)

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Snee

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: snEE

Sentence: Weird must be duplicate...lol

Etymology: the word sneeze unfinished

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Sneepause

Created by: hobodad

Pronunciation: snee-pause

Sentence:

Etymology: sneeze + pause

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Awflux

AnnieChandon

Created by: AnnieChandon

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Antichoo

Created by: LonePaladin

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The victim of an antichoo is often caught by surprise when the sneeze finally lets loose.

Etymology: If a completed sneeze is an 'achoo', then an aborted sneeze is an 'antichoo'.

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COMMENTS:

if you choose to choo, is it a pikachu? - Alchemist, 2007-04-12: 01:08:00

what about uncle choo? - galwaywegian, 2007-04-12: 04:47:00

He went into the shoe business with his nephew Jimmy. - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-12: 04:57:00

Good Word!! Also one who swallows their food whole. - Stevenson0, 2007-04-12: 12:40:00

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Anticlimactisneeze

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ann-tee-cli-mack-ti-sneez

Sentence: Pearl always anticlimactisneezed whenever she thought of her ex-boyfriend Hal and his dust bunny filled apartment.

Etymology: anti + climax + sneeze

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Snutternose

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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Teeze

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: tees

Sentence: Ironically, the atheist never sneezed- she often coincidentally teezed but nonetheless avoided being "god-bless"ed.

Etymology: from sneeze + tease (because incomplete sneezes are uber irritating)

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Snotyet

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

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COMMENTS:

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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Sneat

Created by: willster

Pronunciation: sn-eat

Sentence: She let out a small sneat before speaking.

Etymology: the incompleteness of

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Gezundtease

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ɡəˈzʊnˌtiz/

Sentence: Often, I think that I've had a gezundtease only to unexpectedly blow snot all over myself a second later.

Etymology: From gezundheit + tease

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erasmus that sentence earns you my vote. he he! - erasmus, 2007-04-12: 04:55:00

Thanks, though yours is much better. - ErWenn, 2007-04-13: 00:02:00

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Nostrilrecall

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: Noss trill ree call

Sentence: This was what they had trained for. The germs in her nose had been mustered into the naval cavity ready for ejection into the outer world, to spread their special kind of magic to all around her. The program sequence had been set: make the nose itchy; make subject go aaahh, aaahh several times and move her finger to her face. The itchiness persisted, yes, the order had come from above...fire at will. But wait, counter-orders had arrived...abort mission, return to base and await further instructions. Yes, it was nostrilrecall. But not to worry. As disappointing as this had been, it gave them more time to multiply and increase the invasionary force and when that happened, sometime soon...it would be a doozie!

Etymology: Nostril (either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose) & Recall (cause to be returned;make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution;cancel)

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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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Ahdieu

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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Atchaporate

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: atch/ah/poor/ate

Sentence: Aaah, aaah, aaah... nope, it's gone. Must have been an atchaporate.

Etymology: atchoo (bless you!) + evaporate

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Snush

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Snush

Sentence: Mary Jane was once again frustrated by a snush, a silent sneeze that had a big and promising build up and then just fizzled.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'sneeze' and 'hush'..to be quiet.

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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