Verboticism: Phoneycall

Phoneycall

Created by: chris

Definition: n. A conclusion or an assumption developed after careful listening to, and analysis of one-half of a telephone conversation. v. To listen to one-half of a telephone conversation.

Pronunciation: foe-nee-call

Sentence: Roger was an inveterate eavesdropper, but the number of phoneycalls that that had led him to make was legendary

Etymology: Phone + phoney (inaccurate)+ call (double meaning, as in phonecall and 'judgement', as in 'your call')

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