Verboticism: Nighthowl

'What's that dripping sound?'

DEFINITION: n. Strange sounds that keep you awake in the middle of the night. v. To lie in bed unable to sleep because you keep hearing weird sounds.

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Nighthowl

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: night-howl

Sentence: Jennifer couldn't sleep because of the nighthowls coming from her neighbour's bedroom window

Etymology: night+ howl

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