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 9, 2009
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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 4, 2006
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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
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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
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The condition that afflicts many people where the motion of a moving vehicle makes them tired or fall asleep very fast.
I hate going on road trips with Anthony! Thirty minutes in and he's asleep, leaving to fend for myself the next 4 hours, that dude must have a case of carcolepsy.
by MarketingMan June 24, 2016
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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
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the condition of falling asleep anytime someone rides in a car.
I always have to drive Elizabeth because she has carcolepsy.
by tbarlow1 January 6, 2012
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