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'My new phone really cooks.'

DEFINITION: n. A cell phone which is used to keep grocery lists, find recipes, photograph food, set timers, convert measurements, and play the Macarena while you cook. v. To use your cell phone as a kitchen appliance.

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Appotizer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ap o ty zer

Sentence: Jimmy had developed the perfect appotizer for the kitchen. But why didn't his meals smell as good as they looked on his screen? Cooking 4 Stars in 3D just had not reached that stage yet.

Etymology: App (short for application...a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task) & Appetizer (food or drink to stimulate the appetite)

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Quank

Created by: JamesDonovan

Pronunciation: Qu-ank

Sentence: A coughing sound made by a duck with Ebola.

Etymology: Onomatopoeia, spelled as best as I could

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Eat it - Ducks, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Utilicell

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: yew-TIL-eh-sell

Sentence: Being a master multitasker Milton had programmed his cell phone to do many different tasks including storing reicpes and remotely controlling his stove, microwave and even his bread machine.

Etymology: Blend of 'Utility' (having or made for a number of useful or practical purposes rather than a single, specialized one) and 'cell' (for cell phone)

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COMMENTS:

This is awesome! Before I read your description, I imagined you'd mention utensil in your etymology. Utility's even better! - chaiandallthatjazz, 2009-01-26: 10:46:00

clever - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:45:00

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Cellinsautee

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: cell-in-sal-tay

Sentence: Tom's new cellinsautee phone was the perfect tool in his kitchen. He could fry and egg and talk to his Mother at the same time.

Etymology: Cell - Short for a cellphone; a hand-held mobile radio telephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver. Sautee - a method of cooking food that uses a small amount of fat in a shallow pan over relatively high heat.

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Cellularder

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Sell-u-lar-der

Sentence: Mike always kept a spare cellphone in his kitchen to use as a cellularder which came in handy for all sorts of things. He could time boiled eggs with it, store his favourite recipes in the memory and he had even been known to to attempt to fry an egg on it.

Etymology: Cell(from cellphone) + Larder(a large cupboard in the kitchen for storing food) = Cellularder

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COMMENTS:

has a very nice ring of originality - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 09:03:00

I've heard you can pop corn using cell phones so frying eggs might also be possible - handy tool - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:46:00

metrohumanx Great word. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-27: 21:52:00

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Panacellea

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: pan-uh-SEL-ee-uh

Sentence: Although bistromathics was Douglas Adams’ term for the crazy difficulty of dividing up l’addition at a restaurant properly, Bob thought that he had gone one step further by inventing the panacellea, a cell phone that reads the menu, orders a meal for each diner, cooks it and calculates each diner's tab etc. However, his troubles soon began when a hors d' trojan entered his gourmetic gizmo and he was billed for more than a million dollars.

Etymology: Mixture of PANACEA: an answer or solution for all problems or difficulties; PAN: all whole, entire 2. PAN: bread; food or sustenance; & CELL: as in cellphone.

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Pantastic - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:55:00

terrific sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:41:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-01-27: 02:33:00

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Nokiamaid

Created by: bobbaugh3

Pronunciation: Know-Key-Ah-Made

Sentence: i was watching the food network and thats when i called upon my nokiamaid to cook me some of that special falafel bobby flay was cookin.

Etymology: nokia is a phone, and a maid cooks me food. oh yeah!

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COMMENTS:

Funny! - TJayzz, 2009-01-26: 18:01:00

I like the way you think! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-27: 01:10:00

metrohumanx Viva falafel! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-27: 21:49:00

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Motorollingpin

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: moe/tor/owe/ling/pin

Sentence: Honey - can you call my motorollingpin for me? I was using it to make pastry this morning and I seem to have misplaced it. (brrrriiinnnggg) Thanks I found it, right next to the fidoughhook.

Etymology: motorolla + rolling pin

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COMMENTS:

GlobalGallery LOL! very funny. I used one to roll out some potato pasta. I really love fresh gnocchia. - GlobalGallery, 2009-01-26: 06:37:00

Way to really brrrriiinnnggg it on! LOL - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:49:00

Very funny: Makes me think of songs about food: Here's a "musical morsel" Can the Motorollingpin help this poor man? On top of spaghetti, All covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, When somebody sneezed. It rolled off the table, And on to the floor, And then my poor meatball, Rolled out of the door. It rolled in the garden, And under a bush, And then my poor meatball, Was nothing but mush. The mush was as tasty As tasty could be, And then the next summer, It grew into a tree. The tree was all covered, All covered with moss, And on it grew meatballs, And tomato sauce. So if you eat spaghetti, All covered with cheese, Hold on to your meatball, Whenever you sneeze - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:55:00

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Duckalishis

Created by: Ducks

Pronunciation: Duck Delicious

Sentence: That Peking was duckalishis

Etymology: Combination of duck and delicous

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Didn't quite spell it correctly, but still funny - JamesDonovan, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Mixcell

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: miks-sel

Sentence: Gloria was so excited to put her new mixcell to use when she finally got it in the mail from the Home Shopping Network. If she could just find her usb adaptor cord, she'll be mixing cake batter in no time!

Etymology: n. mixer and adj. mix: (versatile, especially with the upgraded option of mixing/blending food) n. cell (cell phone)

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Comments:

silveryaspen - 2009-01-26: 09:30:00
Thought this T. S. Elliot quote was worth sharing: "For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning."

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-01-26: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-10: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James