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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
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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 04, 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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A nonthreatening condition found most frequently in children of all ages and a small percentage of the senior citizen population.

Victims of Carcolepsy typically show symptoms such as falling asleep as soon as a car begins to move, waking up hungry and complaining of a sore neck for hours.
Dad: "Gee whiz! Is he asleep already?"
Mom: "Oh, yeah. He's got that Carcolepsy.

I tend to be Carcoleptic, so I bring a pillow with me on road trips.
by Kryzta February 03, 2010
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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
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