Verboticism: Fauxchoo

'Aah, aahh, AAAHHH! ohhnnn...'

DEFINITION: n. An incomplete sneeze; starts with a nose tickle, followed by a sharp intake of breath, but then it vanishes, leaving only a vague sense of incompletion. v. To start a sneeze, but never actually finish it.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fōchoō

Sentence: Unrequited love, unfulfilled dreams, untapped potential... Can any of these leave you feeling as empty as a fauxchoo? Ah, ah, ah nothing...

Etymology: faux (artificial or imitation; false) + achoo (sound of a sneeze)

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Comments: Fauxchoo

mrskellyscl - 2009-10-29: 05:38:00
I can always count on you for my morning chuckle. Great word.