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'Some weirdo keeps taking pictures on my ear!'

DEFINITION: v. To secretly take a photo of someone with your cellphone. n. A cellphone photo, especially if it was taken surreptitiously.

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Spiphone

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sp eye fohn

Sentence: her spiphone was directly linked to a see eye ay printer

Etymology: spy iphone

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Kleptograph

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: KLEP to graf

Sentence: Kleptographing with a cell phone camera is very difficult, with the delay after pressing the shutter, the person will move and you'll end up with a fuzzy image of the wrong body part. To get a good frame of the body part you want, use an expensive digital camera, preferrably one with an image stabilizer. Practise! practise! will allow for stealth in sneaking your kleptographs.

Etymology: kleptograph n. or v. is from the words kleptomania (urge to take) and photograph.

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Wonderful etymoplogy and verbotomy - silveryaspen, 2009-02-06: 22:21:00

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Cryptpic

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: crypt/pic 

Sentence: Cryptpics are showing up all over MySpace and Facebook with the incredible improvement of cell phone cameras and the surreptitious manner in people are taking them.

Etymology: CRYPTPIC - noun from CRYPTIC (secret) + PIC (picture)

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like it... - mweinmann, 2009-02-06: 08:16:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-06: 11:55:00

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Concelling

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kon sel ling

Sentence: Jane became concerned that she was being cyberstalked and that the stalker was concelling her all the time. The fact that her hunter only took pictures of her ear should have been her first clue that she had accidently hit a button and was stalking herself.

Etymology: Concealing (hiding;doing something coverly or secretly) & Celling (using a cell app)

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Skulkleptofurtigrab

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: skull-KLEPTO-fur-ti-GRAB (skulkleptofurtigraph)

Sentence: Sookie was lovely but shy and quite sneaky. Multiple piercings made her seem freaky. She shunned all the guys that she could've brought home, Preferring to just snap their pix with her phone. Sookie was later ejected from the local mall for trying to SKULKLEPTOFURTIGRAB a compromising shot of Santa Claus and his overworked captive Elf. She later returned wearing a ghillie suit, and is now undergoing court-ordered recalcitraining for her new-age affliction.

Etymology: SKULk+KLEPTOmania+FURTIve+GRAB= SKULKLEPTOFURTIGRAB.....SKULK:to act in a stealthy or furtive manner,to hide or conceal something (as oneself) often out of cowardice or fear or with sinister intent;Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect skulka to lie in wait, lurk.....KLEPTOmania:a persistent neurotic impulse to steal especially without economic motive; New Latin 1830.....FURTIVE:obtained underhandedly,done by stealth, surreptitious, sly;French or Latin; French furtif, from Latin furtivus, from furtum theft, from fur thief, from or akin to Greek phōr thief; akin to Greek pherein to carry.....GRAB: to obtain unscrupulously, to take hastily,to take or seize by a sudden motion or grasp; obsolete Dutch or Low German grabben.

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metrohumanx GHILLIE SUIT:A ghillie suit, originally designed for hunting and now also used for military operations, is arguably the best type of wearable camouflage. Specifically, the suit is a full body piece of clothing that is designed to break up your body's outline and add texture. - metrohumanx, 2009-02-06: 09:00:00

You deserve a prize for the most sizable verbotomies and etymologies!Sighs-able! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-06: 22:25:00

metrohumanx Thanks Silvery! Next week i'll stive to reduce. - metrohumanx, 2009-02-08: 11:43:00

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Smartshot

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: smɑːtːʃɒt

Sentence: Buster became very swift with the old 1:2, or was it 4:3? It didn't matter, the smartshot was another knockout.

Etymology: Smart : Clever like a phone, ring like a good verbotomy word. Shot : Photograph, perhaps cheap. Also to strike a blow, esp. in boxing.

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Cellsnapped

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: sell-snapp-d

Sentence: Deedra Directionless, cellsnapped her ears and face and sometimes body parts when she used her new iPhone. Her boyfriend, Sam Snickering was cellsnapping her while she slept, filling up her phone with all kinds of unusual images.

Etymology: Cell-short for cellular phone-(Electronics & Computer Science / Telecommunications) a portable telephone operated by cellular radio In full cellular telephone. Snapped-To take (a photograph).

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Photosinthisis

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: foe-toe-SIN-this-is

Sentence: Knowing she was once again committing an act of photosinthisis by sneaking a picture of Clayton while he showered, Lewellen nevertheless went ahead with the deed.

Etymology: Blend of PHOTO + SIN + THIS + IS Word play on the word photosynthesis. Dunno why, it just had a cool sound.

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Spiphone

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sp eye fowhn

Sentence: Thanks to his spiphone, Veronica's secret no longer was.

Etymology: spy iphone

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ROFL! Supremely funny sentence wtih a superb verbote. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-06: 11:04:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-06: 11:57:00

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Surrepicturious

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sur-uh-pik-cher-uhs

Sentence: The proliferation of camera phones has meant an explosion of surrepicturious moments.

Etymology: surreptitious(obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth; secret or unauthorized) + picture (photograph)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-06: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-23: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James