Verboticism: Halfchoo

'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: jedijawa

Pronunciation: half-choo

Sentence: Jaime thought that she had to sneeze and got as far as the deep breath, but it turned out to only be a halfchoo instead.

Etymology: half + achoo

Points: 554

Comments: Halfchoo

lauramy - 2007-04-12: 15:19:00
I really like this.

wordmeister - 2007-04-13: 02:49:00
good one JJ!