Tryptophandango \tryp-to-phan-dan-go\ verb - The act of passing out after a large thanksgiving dinner involving turkey. Also known as 'The Dance of the Turkey"

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Tryptophan \tryp·to·phan\ Noun -

An essential amino acid, formed from proteins during digestion by the action of proteolytic enzymes. Common chemical found in turkey.

Fandango \Fan-dan-go\, Noun -

a provocative Spanish courtship dance in triple time; performed by a man and a woman playing castanets.
Joe: What are you doing for Thanksgiving?

Mark: Heading to my grandmother's place to do the tryptophandango.
#dance #turkey #thanksgiving #dinner #sleep
by Manjiku November 23, 2009
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noun - A Thanksgiving turkey feast, usually resulting in a nap.

from tryptophan - an amino acid found in poultry believed to cause drowsiness


fandango, a Spanish dance.
We did the tryptophan-dango, then slipped into a stupor on the sofa.
#tryptophan #tryptophanatic #tryptophan coma #tryptophaniac #tryptophan-tastic
by mdphoto November 19, 2009
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