Verboticism: Furboding

'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: 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: Furboding

galwaywegian - 2009-01-08: 05:16:00

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

Nosila - 2009-01-08: 22:27:00

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

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

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