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Vesscell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vess sell

Sentence: Juan's new cellular phone had all kinds of apps he could use in his chef business. Why it was a vesscell to help him shop, record recipes and photos and hold lots of information he really needed. He found it ironic to look up blackberry jam recipes on his Blackberry!

Etymology: Vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids)) & Cell (a cellular phone)

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Quank

Created by: JamesDonovan

Pronunciation: Qu-ank

Sentence: A coughing sound made by a duck with Ebola.

Etymology: Onomatopoeia, spelled as best as I could

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Eat it - Ducks, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Magiphone

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: ˈmadʒɪ : fəʊn

Sentence: Brrrrring Brrrrring went the oven as Jake shuffled through his messy kitchen, "hmm now where did I leave that magiphone", he wondered?

Etymology: Blend of "Magi-mix" a kind of kitchen appliance that does everything but the girl and "iPhone" a Steve Jobs creation which does everything including the girl.

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Phonewave

Created by: Walter7

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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It is Awesome - Walter7, 2014-10-28: 16:29:00

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Cellinary

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: CELL in AIR ee

Sentence: Wow this new item is the latest in cellinary art and science, providing a wide range of culinary and cell phone technology in one device.

Etymology: CULINARY: to do with kitchen and cooking and CELL PHONE:

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COMMENTS:

excellent! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-26: 08:32:00

Good one! - TJayzz, 2009-01-26: 08:35:00

A nice crunchy word...no strings attached. Yummy with peanut butter. - readerwriter, 2009-01-26: 11:28:00

Well done!!! - mweinmann, 2009-01-27: 08:18:00

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Caterang

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: kay-ta-rang

Sentence: Pierre was run off his feet over Christmas. His new restaurant 'Zheezhwaa' was the hottest place in town. Managing the bookings, and the menu, was a real challenge but it was doable thanks to the caterang ability of Pierre's new cellphone. He kept it well charged fearing the chaos that would ensue if it were to fail.

Etymology: 1.cater - to supply food that is ready to eat. 2.rang - alerted with a bell, to have made contact via a telephone.

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COMMENTS:

Pierre sounds a bit orangutangy to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:07:00

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Cheffone

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Chef Phone

Sentence: Patsy mixed together egg yolks, lemon juice and sugar. She stirred them gently over simmering water until thick and creamy. Patsy carefully combined grated lemon zest and softened gelatin with them. Patsy removed this creamy thick lemon custard from the heat so it could cool. She whipped egg whites into stiff peaks and sweetened them with a little sugar. She folded and feathered the egg whites into the creamy custard, poured it into a graham cracker pie crust shell, then let it chill well. Since Patsy got this recipe from her cheffone, used her cheffone as the timer for the simmering and the chilling, used the cheffone to listen to music while the lemon pie chilled, then took a cheffone picture of it ... Patsy called it her cheffone pie.

Etymology: CHEF, PHONE, as well as a play on Chiffon Pie. CHEF - a professional cook. PHONE - an electronic apparatus containing a receiver and transmitter that is connected to a telecommunications system, and in many cell phones, is connected to other networks of information, and can even take pictures. Chiffon Pie - custard pies that have been made lighter and airier with whipped egg whites; a dessert.

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COMMENTS:

sounds yummy - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:38:00

Entree, Entree! - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:39:00

Sweet word and the recipe sounds nice too! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:05:00

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Friphone

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fr eye fown

Sentence: he knew it was his friphone calling. he recognised the chickenwingtone.

Etymology: fry iphone

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luv the chickenwingtone! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:47:00

Wing! Wing! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:12:00

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Nokiamaid

Created by: bobbaugh3

Pronunciation: Know-Key-Ah-Made

Sentence: i was watching the food network and thats when i called upon my nokiamaid to cook me some of that special falafel bobby flay was cookin.

Etymology: nokia is a phone, and a maid cooks me food. oh yeah!

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COMMENTS:

Funny! - TJayzz, 2009-01-26: 18:01:00

I like the way you think! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-27: 01:10:00

metrohumanx Viva falafel! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-27: 21:49:00

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Cellinsautee

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: cell-in-sal-tay

Sentence: Tom's new cellinsautee phone was the perfect tool in his kitchen. He could fry and egg and talk to his Mother at the same time.

Etymology: Cell - Short for a cellphone; a hand-held mobile radio telephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver. Sautee - a method of cooking food that uses a small amount of fat in a shallow pan over relatively high heat.

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Smartula

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: smärchələ

Sentence: Marc always wants to have the newest and best especially when it comes to cell phones. His kitchen is festooned with his retired predecessors acting as clocks, oven timers, recipe books and hotplates. His last one he bought because it was wafer thin is now a smartula that can not only flip his burger but let him know how well done it is. There's an app for that.

Etymology: smartphone (a mobile phone that incorporates a PDA) + spatula (a kitchen implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade)

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Cellte

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sel/tay

Sentence: John uses his phone to cellté some of the vegetables when he's cooking a large meal and there are no free elements on the stove.

Etymology: cellté - verb - from cell (as in phone) + sauté (to fry lightly)

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Ippliance

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īplīəns

Sentence: Tim has one of the most expensive kitchen ippliances available. He bought the new iPhone but just couldn’t figure out how to use it so it now functions as a spoon rest, trivet and mini cutting board.

Etymology: i (iphone) + appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one)

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Appotizer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ap o ty zer

Sentence: Jimmy had developed the perfect appotizer for the kitchen. But why didn't his meals smell as good as they looked on his screen? Cooking 4 Stars in 3D just had not reached that stage yet.

Etymology: App (short for application...a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task) & Appetizer (food or drink to stimulate the appetite)

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Icrowave

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ahy-kroh-weyv

Sentence: Jimmy found that he can heat up his coffee if he sets the cup on his smart phone and calls it. He calls it his iCrowave.

Etymology: iPhone (popular brand of cell phone) microwave (an electrically operated oven using high-frequency electromagnetic waves that penetrate food, causing its molecules to vibrate and generating heat within the food to cook it in a very short time)

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Kcellomatic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kay sell o mat tik

Sentence: Vince was always coming up with great moneymaking schemes and ideas for new products. His most recent was the kcellomatic...the cell phone that can dice, slice, chop, pulverize and add lots of nutrition to your pizza and other fast foods by adding finely chopped up fruits and veggies to fool the family. In between slicing and dicing, you can call friends, text people and take photos of the chopped thingies on top of your meals. Vince would do fine until he asked the potential client if they wanted to see his crushed nuts.

Etymology: Kcell (Kaytell - famous inventor of household gimmicks sold on TV) & Cell (as in cell phone) & Vegomatic (one of the original inventions of Popeil,sold through paid programming, designed to make life easier for the little woman!)

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Appliancell

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: əˈplīənsel

Sentence: If Shawn could have his cell phone grafted into his body he would. In the kitchen it's not just a phone, it's an appliancell. More than just recipes he finds instructional videos on YouTube. If it could dispense butter he would be all the happier.

Etymology: appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one) + Cell[phone] (a telephone with access to a cellular radio network)

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COMMENTS:

Great sentence and word. Many, like Shawn, would graft their cell phone to them if they could. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:57:00

i think I know Shawn! - wayoffcenter, 2009-01-26: 10:00:00

Can it stop a snack attack? - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:12:00

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Utencell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: yu ten sell

Sentence: Gary was the gadget guy. If it hadn't been already, he would invent it. Like his microwave TV,his food-word processor, his short-wave electric frypan, his blogblender, his curling-clothes iron and his toaster stereo. His latest multiappliance was a cell phone which could plan a menu, phone in a grocery delivery order, provide recipes and signal when to do what and for how long. He called it his Utencell. His girlfriend, Myra, wondered how long it would be before all these devices plotted to get rid of Gary, because they really did not need him, except to replace their batteries and plug them in. Yes, the Gadgetry Revolutionaries, the Widget Fondas, the Contraptionistas and the Political Apparatus were building up steam to end the Gizmo Gitmo in Gary's Kitchen!

Etymology: Utensil (an implement for practical use (especially in a household) & Cell (cellular telephone;a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections (cells), each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver)

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COMMENTS:

Very clever! - kateinkorea, 2009-01-26: 00:45:00

Superb! A well-crafted ringer. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 01:53:00

Just the name for my old one! Thanks. - readerwriter, 2009-01-26: 11:14:00

Verrry interesting and well done!! - mweinmann, 2009-01-27: 08:16:00

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Panacellea

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: pan-uh-SEL-ee-uh

Sentence: Although bistromathics was Douglas Adams’ term for the crazy difficulty of dividing up l’addition at a restaurant properly, Bob thought that he had gone one step further by inventing the panacellea, a cell phone that reads the menu, orders a meal for each diner, cooks it and calculates each diner's tab etc. However, his troubles soon began when a hors d' trojan entered his gourmetic gizmo and he was billed for more than a million dollars.

Etymology: Mixture of PANACEA: an answer or solution for all problems or difficulties; PAN: all whole, entire 2. PAN: bread; food or sustenance; & CELL: as in cellphone.

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COMMENTS:

Pantastic - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:55:00

terrific sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:41:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-01-27: 02:33:00

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Recellcle

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: ree-sell-kul

Sentence: Bronwyn was so into recellcling she set up a craft co-op with her two best friends called Three Bored Housewives. Each year they were able to give the profits back to their local school system which paid the salary of an IT Director.

Etymology: A play on recycle...

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Icook

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: eye-kook

Sentence: Because her future in-laws were coming to dinner, Congolia found a great recipe on her iCook and programmed it to thaw, fry, and serve the damn thing, only to be disappointed when it didn't do the dishes for her.

Etymology: iCook= blend of iPhone and cook

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Mixcell

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: miks-sel

Sentence: Gloria was so excited to put her new mixcell to use when she finally got it in the mail from the Home Shopping Network. If she could just find her usb adaptor cord, she'll be mixing cake batter in no time!

Etymology: n. mixer and adj. mix: (versatile, especially with the upgraded option of mixing/blending food) n. cell (cell phone)

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Motorollingpin

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: moe/tor/owe/ling/pin

Sentence: Honey - can you call my motorollingpin for me? I was using it to make pastry this morning and I seem to have misplaced it. (brrrriiinnnggg) Thanks I found it, right next to the fidoughhook.

Etymology: motorolla + rolling pin

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COMMENTS:

GlobalGallery LOL! very funny. I used one to roll out some potato pasta. I really love fresh gnocchia. - GlobalGallery, 2009-01-26: 06:37:00

Way to really brrrriiinnnggg it on! LOL - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:49:00

Very funny: Makes me think of songs about food: Here's a "musical morsel" Can the Motorollingpin help this poor man? On top of spaghetti, All covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, When somebody sneezed. It rolled off the table, And on to the floor, And then my poor meatball, Rolled out of the door. It rolled in the garden, And under a bush, And then my poor meatball, Was nothing but mush. The mush was as tasty As tasty could be, And then the next summer, It grew into a tree. The tree was all covered, All covered with moss, And on it grew meatballs, And tomato sauce. So if you eat spaghetti, All covered with cheese, Hold on to your meatball, Whenever you sneeze - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:55:00

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Panpaltry

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: pan-PAL-tree

Sentence: Veejay was constantly amazed by modern technology. His three-minute egg timer only set him back $59.95 per month with a two year commitment. But it was SO much more than a communication device. It was a full-blown ringamajig, and he was proud of it. To Veejay his phone was a PANPALTRY without which his traditional lemon curry dishes would be impossible to prepare. It was a wondrously indispensable tool, a symbol of his upward mobility, and the world's only splatula which could download ringtones. Unfortunately, it left a metallic aftertaste in the falafels.

Etymology: PANtry+PAL+panTRY=PANPALTRY.....PANTRY:a room (as in a hotel or hospital) for preparation of foods on order;Middle English panetrie, from Anglo-French paneterie, from paneter servant in charge of the pantry, from pain bread, from Latin panis.....PAL:a close friend;Romany phral, phal brother, friend, from Sanskrit bhrātṛ brother; akin to Old English brōthor brother.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Take THAT, Chef of The Future! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-26: 01:47:00

some cell phones are actually thin enough now to be used as spatulas - nice to know in an emergeny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

should have been emergency - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the panpaltry over night? Thanks for the great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:58:00

Not a paltry effort...it's pantastic! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:10:00

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Duckalishis

Created by: Ducks

Pronunciation: Duck Delicious

Sentence: That Peking was duckalishis

Etymology: Combination of duck and delicous

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COMMENTS:

Didn't quite spell it correctly, but still funny - JamesDonovan, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Utilicell

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: yew-TIL-eh-sell

Sentence: Being a master multitasker Milton had programmed his cell phone to do many different tasks including storing reicpes and remotely controlling his stove, microwave and even his bread machine.

Etymology: Blend of 'Utility' (having or made for a number of useful or practical purposes rather than a single, specialized one) and 'cell' (for cell phone)

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COMMENTS:

This is awesome! Before I read your description, I imagined you'd mention utensil in your etymology. Utility's even better! - chaiandallthatjazz, 2009-01-26: 10:46:00

clever - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:45:00

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Cellularder

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Sell-u-lar-der

Sentence: Mike always kept a spare cellphone in his kitchen to use as a cellularder which came in handy for all sorts of things. He could time boiled eggs with it, store his favourite recipes in the memory and he had even been known to to attempt to fry an egg on it.

Etymology: Cell(from cellphone) + Larder(a large cupboard in the kitchen for storing food) = Cellularder

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COMMENTS:

has a very nice ring of originality - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 09:03:00

I've heard you can pop corn using cell phones so frying eggs might also be possible - handy tool - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:46:00

metrohumanx Great word. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-27: 21:52:00

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Kitchenberry

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kit - shen - bare - eee

Sentence: While the rest of us use Blackberrys, Matilda has a Kitchenberry. I do not think she answers incoming calls because her phone is too busy working in her kitchen. Matilda uses it to plan meals, illustrate her new cookbook and provide background music while she cooks.

Etymology: Kitchen + Blackberry >>> Kitchen (A room of the house used to plan and prepare meals) Blackberry (A common, popular model of phone with multiple capabilities)...

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Berry well done! Great create - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:52:00

Like it; beats toast and marmalade ?Toast and marmalade for tea Sailing ships upon the sea Aren't lovlier than you Or the games I see you play You more lovely than the day When the sun is in your eyes I see through your disguise Or the games I see you play (Repeat 2nd verse) (Repeat 1st verse) (Repeat 2nd verse) - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:05:00

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Comments:

silveryaspen - 2009-01-26: 09:30:00
Thought this T. S. Elliot quote was worth sharing: "For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning."

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-01-26: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-10: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

'My new phone really cooks.'

DEFINITION: n. A cell phone which is used to keep grocery lists, find recipes, photograph food, set timers, convert measurements, and play the Macarena while you cook. v. To use your cell phone as a kitchen appliance.

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