Verboticism: Cellicit

'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.

Create | Read

Cellicit

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: cell/lis/it

Sentence: When Joe misplaces his phone, he cellicits it by relying on the cellhearular method of calling his own number and listening carefully for his personal and unique ring tone.

Etymology: CELLICIT - verb - from - CELL PHONE + ELICIT (to bring, draw out, or call forth)

Points: 530

Vote For

Comments: Cellicit

Jabberwocky - 2008-10-08: 10:10:00
great word

Nosila - 2008-10-08: 20:33:00
Cellicit is also when telemarketers for phone companies call you at home, during dinner, every night!

Mustang - 2008-10-09: 05:17:00
Excellent

OZZIEBOB - 2008-10-09: 17:03:00
Terrific