Verboticism: Broodawakening

'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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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: Broodawakening

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

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

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-19: 16:31:00