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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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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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Musicpolisz

Created by: chika0019

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Intriguing verbotomy. I wish you had given us a sentence, and even more, an etymology. You get points for doing them. If you go to the links at the top of the screen, under News/Help click on 'scoring.' You also get points for casting 2 votes for your favorite verbotomies each day. Welcome to verbotomy. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-06: 22:30:00

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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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Camrazzi

Created by: wilburoinks

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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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Eyepawed

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eye pod

Sentence: Electronic devices have been a God-send for shy and somewhat bizarre people like Julie. When she gets a crush on some hot guy in her school (like a new one each week...way out of her league), she follows him around and secretly takes pics of him for her to daydream over. These poor guys don't even know they are being eyepawed by a stalker like Julie. Doesn't she watch CSI or Criminal Minds? This is how they eventually takedown people like her when the restraining order is enforced.

Etymology: Eye Pawed (to touch/drool over with your eyes) & Wordplay on iPod (portable media device range of products produced by Apple Inc, including ones with camera connectors)

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Pictaboo

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pickt - ah - boo

Sentence: Maurice is going to get roughed up one of these days... He goes down the street playing pictaboo with his cell phone. I am sure that if his subjects could see all of the candid, unflattering and intrusive photos that he is taking, they would be horrified.

Etymology: Picture + taboo + play on the phrase "peek a boo" >>> Picture (a visual representation (of an object,scene or person ) Taboo (an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion ) Peek A Boo (is a game similar to hide and seek. In the game, one person hides their face, pops back into view, and says — to the other's amusement — "Peekaboo"!! or "Peekaboo, I see you"!! In this case, it would be "Pictaboo, I see you"!!

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cute - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-06: 11:56:00

adorable etymology - silveryaspen, 2009-02-06: 22:14:00

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Snaparazzi

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snapäpərätsē

Sentence: As a food-issue counselor, Joan was more than embarrassed to see a picture a picture of herself coming out of KFC. Some snaparazzi secretly snapped her picture because he (or she) thought her outfit was funny and posted on Facebook. She didn’t even know it existed until a friend of a friend tagged the photo with her name. So far she hasn’t been successful convincing anybody that the large bucket in the pic was just a convenient way to carry a number of salads.

Etymology: snap (an informal photograph taken quickly) + Paparazzi (a freelance photographer who pursues celebrities to get photographs of them)

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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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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