Verboticism: Nocturntoss

'Honey, are you awake?'

DEFINITION: n. An idea that pops into your head just before you fall asleep, which is so big and brilliant, or else so dark and scary, that it keeps you awake all night long. v. To lie awake in bed with a head full of big dreams.

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Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: nok-tern-toss

Sentence: The thought of anchovies dipped in fudge sauce sent me into an all night fit of nocturntoss.

Etymology: nocturnal + turn + toss

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