Verboticism: Aloomclock

'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: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /əˈlum ˈklɑk/

Sentence: Nothing wakes me up better than my aloom clock, but I've noticed that I often wake up in the middle of the night with a jump only to discover that my cat isn't even in the room and that it was only a false aloom.

Etymology: from a(larm) clock + loom

Points: 1487

Comments: Aloomclock

silveryaspen - 2008-03-18: 10:36:00
So meaning full, witty pun. Funtastic Won!

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-18: 12:02:00
Great word!

diyan627 - 2008-03-18: 13:04:00
Very funny!