Verboticism: Cellafeign

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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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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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