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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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Hocusfocus

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: ho cuss foh cuss

Sentence: Len's covert cell phone hocusfocus makes him a real shudderbug.

Etymology: Hocus Pocus, Focus. Hocus Pocus - a trickery. Focus - 1. Camera adjustment to obtain a sharper, clearer photo.

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COMMENTS:

Was difficult to chose between these two verbotomies. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-06: 00:37:00

Very clever...two for the price of one! - Mustang, 2009-02-06: 07:18:00

Wonderful play on words....hocusfocus or focuspocus....both say it all... - mweinmann, 2009-02-06: 08:14:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-06: 11:56:00

Good word...lens itself to many ideas. He may end up being framed if he has any more exposure! - Nosila, 2009-02-06: 22:27:00

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Cellpwnd

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: selpoʊnd

Sentence: Michael certainly has a better idea that his life has few private moments after being cellpwnd at a house party.

Etymology: Cell (cellular telephone) + pwnd (a leetspeak slang term, derived from the word "own", that implies domination or humiliation of a rival)

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nice etymology - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-06: 11:59:00

A modern word for these modern times! Excellent sentence, too. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-09: 20:02:00

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Snurk

Created by: elcanyonazo

Pronunciation: s-nur-k

Sentence: some weirdo just tried to snurk an upskirt when i walked downstair

Etymology: sneak

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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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Camrazzi

Created by: wilburoinks

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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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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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Cellophoto

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sello foto

Sentence: Now everyone who owns a cell phone has become a paparazzo. When they see a famous person, they quick use their cell phone camera to get a candid shot, which in turn they try to market to the newspapers and magazines. It is a cellophoto moment, where a picture of a cellebrity is something you can sellaphoto to the media.

Etymology: 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) & Telephoto (a photograph made with a telephoto lens)

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Incogphoto

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: In-cahg-foe-toe

Sentence: Any time Jane would see something she thought was odd, she would whip out her cell phone and snap an incogphoto.

Etymology: Combination of "Incog" from incognito - with one's identity sealed; and "photo".

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Excellent - TJayzz, 2009-02-06: 14:15:00

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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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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