Verboticism: Mobilegroan

Already Voted

Vote not counted. We have already counted two anonymous votes from your network. If you haven't voted yet, you can login and then we will count your vote.


Mobilegroan

Thanks for voting! You have now used both of your votes today.

Fatalmobia

Created by: ziggy

Pronunciation: fay-tal-mo-bia

Sentence: A panic arising from the threat of imminent disconnection whilst holding a conversation on your cell phone.

Etymology: fatal-dead mo-mobile bia-from phobia

| Comments and Points

Disconnexaphobia

Created by: Pmac46

Pronunciation: Dis-con-ex-uh-fobe-ee-uh

Sentence: The crazy looking girl's case of Disconnexaphobia has caused her to have a panic attack as she lost service while going into a tunnel.

Etymology: Dis- "lack of" + connex- "join together" + a +phobia- fear

| Comments and Points

Mobilephobia

Created by: lindseyhamrick

Pronunciation: Mo-bull-pho-bia

Sentence: Anne went through mobilephobia for a week when she left her phone at her house when she went on vacation.

Etymology: Phobia- fear of

| Comments and Points

Celladdict

Created by: stephboo43

Pronunciation: cell-add-ict

Sentence: she is such a celladdict, she can't go 5 minutes without cell phone service.

Etymology:

| Comments and Points

Cellabreak

Created by: torontorc

Pronunciation: sell-a-break

Sentence: I was talking to my mom when all of a sudden for no flippin' reason, I had a cellabreak and she was gone.

Etymology:

| Comments and Points

Tingalingxiety

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: tingaling-Zahy-i-tee.

Sentence: "Ring, ring, why don't you give me a call" abbamatically reperdittied inside Bob's tunestuck head. He had lost his mobile, and felt like he was in cellutary confinement. Exilophoned, he cried out, "How loud is the silence, doesn't it ever go away?" Orphoned, telereaved, he prayed that it hadn't fallen into the wrong hands. His pathetic dependence on it, together with his excessive texting and phoning, made him a chatatonic cliche, a stereotype of tingalingxiety.

Etymology: TINGALINNG: onomatopoeia for the sound of a phone & ANXIETY:troubled, uneasy, distressed.

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

five bonus verboticisms, not counting the off-def ones. Amazing. You're a star. Pronunciation is a bit awkward, though. Is that what you really meant? - stache, 2008-04-03: 07:23:00

so many great words - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:00:00

yes, that's what I thought. Better now (says your friendly pronuncidunce (Pro NUN suh dunce)). - stache, 2008-04-03: 18:41:00

----------------------------

| Comments and Points

Tunamobphobia

Created by: valevans

Pronunciation: ton-a-mo-bee-fo-bee-a

Sentence: Sally suffered from tunamobphobia when she was on a train about to go into a tunnel

Etymology: mob-move phobia-fear

| Comments and Points

Calledsweat

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: cawld-swet

Sentence: Madeleine broke out in a calledsweat every time her phone dropped out during a phone call. It started with a ringing in her ears, followed by strange mutterings about how could anyone be dialling when they are pressing buttons and there is no dial in sight. But the most dramatic effect of her calledsweat was the profuse secretion of perspiration from her ears.

Etymology: call + cold sweat

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

great petaj - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-04: 15:48:00

----------------------------

| Comments and Points

Appattack

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ap-ah-tak

Sentence: When her Iphone failed for reasons beyond her ability to discern, Muriel had a major appattack from losing her connection to Facebook, GPS and other services.

Etymology: Blend of 'app' (software designed to help the user to perform specific tasks) and 'attack' (a period of being strongly affected by something (as a desire or mood)

| Comments and Points

Krayzeeadictionaphobia

Created by: tituba

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

| Comments and Points

Show All or More...