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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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Nahchoo

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bleurgh

Created by: nekofluffy

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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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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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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