Top Definition
a condition affecting buddies on a trip who fall asleep as soon as the car starts moving, providing no company or driving help
Joe slept the whole way here, I think he suffers from carcolepsy.
by Frank Bama February 09, 2009
Pronounced: Kar-ko-lep-see

The inability to stay awake and alert when in a car, or any other thing that moves, such as trains, planes, and busses.

The act of passing out while in a car regardless of passenger or driver status.
Roadtrip? Count me in, but I can't drive. I have carcolepsy and we'd all die.
by amy short March 04, 2006
a condition characterized by brief attacks of deep sleep brought on by simply being in a car
Dude, your car is so comfortable it gives me carcolepsy
by kelly del gaudio June 22, 2007
the irresistible desire to sleep while sitting in the car
As soon as my husband backs the car out of the driveway, carcolepsy sets in, and I'm out.
by Kittydoc May 14, 2012
When the person in the passenger seat spontaneously falls asleep while driving.
Every time I get in the car, I get carcolepsy.
by ch33rch1ca96 September 25, 2010
Sleeping disorder. Symptoms include drowsiness, instability to stay alert, and sudden sleep. Symptoms manifest themselves only when driving/riding in a automobile.
She cannot drive at night because her carcolepsy will cause her to have an accident.
by The fried piper November 18, 2009
A disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable, though often brief, attacks of deep sleep, when driving in a car.
Mom picks up daughter from school and begins to drive.
Mom- "How was your day?"
Daughter- "Good, I have homewo...."
Mom- "You have what?"
Daughter- Sound asleep, mouth open.
Daughter has just had an attack of Carcolepsy.
by Jenny Jimenez August 11, 2011
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