Verboticism: Stalkgawking

'Why are you staring at me like that? '

DEFINITION: v. To be woken up by a child or pet who is quietly but intently staring at you from the edge of your bed. n. A creepy silent stare that is so intense that it pierces sleep.

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Creeperstare

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: kree-pur-stare

Sentence: Annie was imposing a creeperstare on her mother for quite some time before she finally woke up and asked her what was wrong. Annie replied, "Nothing mommy..." Mommy wasn't very happy because it was nearly 1 in the morning.

Etymology: creeper (someone who creeps up unnoticed) + stare (gaze upon)

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COMMENTS:

Jeepers! Creppers! Where did ya get those peepers? Jeepers! Creepers! Where'd ya get those eyes! Nice one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 18:53:00

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Broodawakening

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: brood-ah-way-kun-ing

Sentence: Living with two dogs, a cat, and three kids, Sherry was generally roused each morning by a broodawakening, gazing intently at her and hungry for breakfast.

Etymology: brood (both offspring and to meditate with morbid persistence), rude awakening

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COMMENTS:

Startling darlings ... Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:28:00

on a roll - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 14:49:00

Excellent. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-19: 16:31:00

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Galvaneyes

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gal-van-ize

Sentence: My toddler gets a real chuckle out of my leap from deep sleep to hysterical outburst whenever he galvaneyes me. He laughs himself silly, while I'm wiping drool from my chin and scrabbling for the baseball bat and light switch.

Etymology: galvanise (to startle into activity) + eyes

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COMMENTS:

Exception Won! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:20:00

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Matildefy

Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: ma til di fy

Sentence: Marc Jones was devastated. Born two days ago, his little son Buck was already deep in the art of Matildefiance - and was pulling his mother (who never wanted a child in the first place) down with him.

Etymology: Matilda - a Roald Dahl character who was quite good at the whole staring thing. Defiance - what silent, unshakable stares are all about.

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COMMENTS:

Unusual but interesting! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:31:00

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Stalkat

Lazberg

Created by: Lazberg

Pronunciation: Stall Cat

Sentence: The dog got into my room while i was sleeping, he snook up to my face, and he was all stalkatting. It was freaky, i got shocked. I fell down at the floor and the dog bit me, i got rabies now.

Etymology: The verb "Stare" and the noun "Cat".

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Sorcereye

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sôrsərī

Sentence: Maggie insists her cat Beelzebub practices sorcereye, not just watching her sleep but staring into her dreams looking for a chance to take over her soul.

Etymology: sorcery (the use of magic, esp. black magic) + eye (look at or watch closely or with interest)

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Eyesickle

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: AHY-si-kuhl

Sentence: The icy glare of the glass eye Bob got from the KGB Disposal's shop in Moscow was as chilly as a Siberian winter. And out of the shadows of darkness, Roxie swore that it was watching her. Often she would wake from sleep and yelled, " My God! It knows what I dreaming about." Bob told her not to worry, that the Cold War was now but an icicle and she was reading too much Orwell. Furthermore as he was so happy with his eyesickle, and having heard about a new Russian made prosthesis, named: "glassnose", he was thinking of ordering one also.

Etymology: Blend of EYE & SICKLE, with ICICLE in mind.

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COMMENTS:

Ever so clever! Your wit is always a big hit with me! I'm all 'ayes' up over this one! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:07:00

creepy but funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 14:53:00

You'd think Bob would get pink eye from such a creation. I'm sure Roxy will find a way of Stalin, instead of letting Bob go Russian out to buy a new nose! It would be quite a Tass to blow his glassnose without breaking it! I am sure he could buy a couple of moles from that KGB Shop, too! Great sentence, Comrade!(Or should I say Tovarich!) - Nosila, 2008-03-18: 20:04:00

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Starewait

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ster wate

Sentence: It never ceased to amaze Lucy how every morning at 5:00 am precisely, her dog, Rex, would starewait her awake. He must be a watch dog, thought Lucy, because he knows exactly when 5:00 am came, an hour before the alarm went off. No matter how late every night everyone would go to bed, Rex was positioned starewaiting her awake until she had no choice but to get up and let him out. How could he manage on so little sleep she wondered. What she did not realize was that the moment everyone left the house, Rex would sleep, all day, for 8 or 10 hours on end. This gave him the rest he needed to get up at 5:00 every day. If he did not stop, Lucy was going to wish he was on a starewait to Heaven.

Etymology: stare (look at with fixed eyes or a fixed look with eyes open wide)& wait (the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something))

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COMMENTS:

Starewelling, Rex! Great ending! Great word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 09:58:00

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Bedrheumeyes

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bed room ize

Sentence: Buck was one of those cats with bedrheumeyes. He would watch you sleep all night until his penetrating, watery glances would stare you awake. When he did this to his owner, Lauren,she knew upon waking 2 things for sure...A) Buck had used his bedrheumeyes on her and B) He wanted her to let him out, now! If Lauren ignored him, it was at her peril, for he would leave some bodily fluids or other masses in her bed. Phrases like "The Buck stops here" and "She would do anything for a Buck" originated with Lauren...

Etymology: Bed (where one sleeps at night) & Rheum (A watery or thin discharge, of serum or mucus, especially from the eyes, especially from eye strain or infection) & Eyes (The windows to the soul;peepers;optical organs of sight)

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eeeeeeeeeeek! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-08: 05:18:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-09: 13:44:00

metrohumanx WOW! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-16: 07:53:00

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Furboding

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fer-BODE-ing

Sentence: Sandra's dreams were interrupted by an awful sense of furboding and she became aware that her cat, Felix, was staring at her ominously as she slept.

Etymology: Blend of 'fur' and 'bode'(be an omen; portend) - a play on the word foreboding(A sense of impending evil or misfortune)

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COMMENTS:

excellent! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-08: 05:16:00

Clever Create. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-08: 18:38:00

Furocious! - Nosila, 2009-01-08: 22:27:00

furshur - Mustang, 2009-01-09: 00:25:00

Love it....furunny!! - mweinmann, 2009-01-09: 08:47:00

I like this word a lot. It's funny, clever, and easy to figure out the meaning right away. - kateinkorea, 2009-01-25: 22:14:00

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