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DEFINITION: v. To arrange with a friend to phone you with a "crisis" during a blind date, in case you need to make an emergency exit; n. A fake "emergency" phone call that is used to end a blind date.

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Cellafeign

Created by: focusteacher

Pronunciation: cell uh feyn

Sentence: Marsha, please remember to cellafeign at 8:00 and we'll see if I need it.

Etymology: From the Modern American cell, indicating a phone area since 1977, and the Old French feindre meaning to pretend, represent, imitate or shirk.

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Emersis

Created by: AddaG

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Fuckall

Created by: Anemeus

Pronunciation: Fuckall

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Etymology: Fuck-Call

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Ringormorsos

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ring/or/mors/us

Sentence: Since Julie wasn't sure if she could let her phone ring or simply vibrate during the date she pleaded with her friend to ringormorsos her so she could make her escape if necessary.

Etymology: ring + morse (as in morse code) + SOS + take on rigor mortis

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Telibi

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: TEL-uh-bahy

Sentence: Bob didn't smell a rat, when Roxie's phone rang and she told him that she had to break their date and leave immediately, in order to return to her post at the local hospital and care for a patient suffering from bromhidrosis. It was a clever telibi, hatched together with her girlfriend, in case of an emergency, for in the end all they finished up doing was going to a theatre and watching "Lord of the Rings."

Etymology: Blend of TEL of telephone & LIBI of alibi, with a homophonic suggestion of bi, bi of goodbye. Alibi: an excuse, esp. to avoid blame or to use to find one's way out of trouble, work etc.

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COMMENTS:

Excellent verboticism...covers the definition very nicely. - Mustang, 2008-05-28: 06:30:00

Roxie must have been the Ringleader...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-28: 08:27:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-28: 10:18:00

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Aracknaphonya

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ah-rak-na-PHONE-ya

Sentence: Pheobe's first impression of her blind date, Winston, was that he looked like a giant insect and was actually frightening and as a result she hovered near the phone awaiting a prearranged 'just in case' phone call that would offer her an 'escape clause'.

Etymology: Blend of 'arachnophobia' (fear of arachnids), 'acck' (expression of disgust' and 'phone' (cell phone)

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Fallbackcallback

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fôlbakkôlbak

Sentence: When Cindy's blind date turned out to be a screaming bore, she resorted to a fallbackcallback, secretly texting her roommate, Gloria who called her to report an "emergency". Gloria may need some practice at this. The best crisis she could muster was a lost sock.

Etymology: fallback (an alternative plan that may be used in an emergency) + callback (a telephone call made to return a call received)

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Pseudodatend

verbotobard

Created by: verbotobard

Pronunciation: pseudo date end

Sentence: Charlotte asked her friend for a pseudodatend, just in case she needed a quick finish to her blind date gone wrong.

Etymology: pseudo + date + end

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Ringsquirm

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Ring-sqworm

Sentence: The blind date seemed to be going quite well until Bob mentioned his schizophrenia. Luckily for Sue she had arranged with her best mate to ringsquirm her with a phony emergency, so when her mobile rang to tell her that her 'cat' had been run over she made her excuses to leave immediately, leaving Bob in 'two minds' about what to do next.

Etymology: Ring(to contact by telephone)Squirm(to wriggle out of something) =Ringsquirm

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She'd always wonder which one she was out with...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-28: 08:25:00

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Fleebyte

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: flea bite

Sentence: Elena quickly discovered she was allergic to her blind date. She started scratching her arms and neck as she waited impatiently for the fleebyte text on her mobile phone. Failing miserably at small talk under the itchy circumstances, she inwardly cursed that her best friend was so slow at composing a fake emergency message even though she could plainly see from the other side of the restaurant that Elena was a damsel in serious distress.

Etymology: flee (escapte) + byte (combination of bits used for digital characters)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-28: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by doseydotes. Thank you doseydotes. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-09: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by doseydotes. Thank you doseydotes. ~ James