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DEFINITION: n. A person who immediately answers all cell phone calls, then chats on and on, leaving the people they're with, hanging. v. To answer your phone even when you are in the middle of another conversation.

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Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: fone-junk-ee

Sentence: Steve was a phonejunkie because he could never let a call go by without taking it and ignoring whoever he was with in the process.

Etymology: phone + junkie

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Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: fone ad ict

Sentence: peter was a complete phonadict, he always put the phone call before anyone else.

Etymology: from phone and addict.

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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Com-u-nic-ay-shun

Sentence: Joe drove his friends mad whenever he received a call on his cell phone, as he would always communicashun them and proceed to talk for ages to the person on the other end of the line. Eventually most of them started to take great exception to this and decided to 'disconnect' their friendship!

Etymology: Communication (to share or exchange information or ideas) Origin Latin communicare 'to share'. + Shun (avoid, ignore or reject)Origin Old English abhor. = Communicashun


Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-11: 08:13:00


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Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: (sel-fish)

Sentence: We were just getting into the meat of our conversation when he answered his mother's call and talked for hours, he's such a celfish person.

Etymology: "cell" [cellular phone] and "selfish" [lacking concern for others]


I like this! But maybe, it's because I'm too cell-centered. - wordmeister, 2007-04-05: 13:58:00


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Created by: simoneshin




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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sell a bet

Sentence: Anthony soon learned the hard way that when you answer your cell phone, gab to the other party for ages and leave your wife ignored, you will very soon become cellibate! Yes, the only sex you will have is phone sex.

Etymology: Cell (phone) & Celibate ( abstaining from sexual intercourse)


brilliant :) - galwaywegian, 2011-03-11: 03:31:00


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Created by: Karuma

Pronunciation: jak-ass-ie-tis

Sentence: don't mind the twitching, everytime i hear a celphone ring my jakasitis starts to act up.


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Created by: suzanne

Pronunciation: nofoneticks

Sentence: Mary's nophonetics meant that her firends got up and left the coffee shop without her.

Etymology: no - meaning haveing no phone - meaning hearing, particulary the mechanical hearing device uaed across distances ,abbreviation of telephone. ethics - moral guidelines

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: self/sent/ured

Sentence: Jack was so celphcentered that he had his cell phone surgically attached to his ear so that he wouldn't miss a call.

Etymology: cell + self centered


ExCELLent! (What? Someone had to say it...) Fits the definition perfectly. - Tigger, 2008-06-10: 10:30:00

You may joking about the surgery, but I bet this will be really happening within five years. And so the "me generation" will be ultimately be replaced by the "celphcentered generation". - wordmeister, 2008-06-10: 13:40:00

So very well constructed. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-11: 08:09:00


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: rood-sel

Sentence: Penelope was so shocked to discover that Chad was a rudecell, she couldn't believe she had read him wrong.

Etymology: rude + cell (phone)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-05: 04:30:00
Today's definition was suggested by Stevenson0.
Thank you Stevenson0! ~ James

pungineer - 2008-08-04: 07:15:00

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-22: 03:35:00
Today's definition was suggested by Stevenson0. Thank you Stevenson0. ~ James