Verboticism: Cellectivehearing

'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: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: sell/ek/tiv/hearing

Sentence: Fortunately for Bill, who was forever misplacing his cell phone, his cellectivehearing was so finely tuned that he could pick out his ring tone in a hay stack.

Etymology: selective hearing + cell

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Comments: Cellectivehearing

galwaywegian - 2008-10-08: 14:55:00
nice one JW

TJayzz - 2008-10-08: 14:59:00
Good one!