Verboticism: Yawnchoo

'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: yônchoō

Sentence: She felt it starting deep in her gut, a sneeze that she knew would be heard for blocks. It began with a tingling in her toes and moved up her legs to his torso. Then the required lurching, hah, hah, hah, but then it stalled just before the choo. Oh no, a yawnchoo. How unfulfilling.

Etymology: yawn (involuntarily open one’s mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom) + achoo (the sound as a sneeze)

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