Verboticism: Tonely

'Listen for the ring!'

DEFINITION: v., To call your cellphone when you have misplaced it, hoping that it will ring so that you can locate it. n., The sound of a lost cellphone.

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Created by: earljw

Pronunciation: tohn-lee

Sentence: When I called my cell I could hear its tonely sound coming from the pocket of my jeans. Now if I only knew where I left my jeans.

Etymology: tone + lonely

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Comments: Tonely

leechdude - 2007-11-09: 20:50:00
nice word. brings back bad memories though

purpleartichokes - 2007-11-10: 05:12:00