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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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Lonecall

Created by: simoneshin

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Polygamouth

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: poll igg am ow th

Sentence: he could'nt see how his polygamouth behaviour was interfering with his chances of having any polygomous behaviour.

Etymology: polygamy, mouth

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Cellbait

Created by: ewigkeit

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Celluloner

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: cell - you - loner

Sentence: The best thing you can do in your life: stay away from celluloners.

Etymology: cellular phone + loner = celluloner.

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Standunk

Created by: Beutesant

Pronunciation: Stan-dunk

Sentence: Last night Jim and I were off to a really good start, then that asshole interrupted our conversation to answer a phone call. What a standunk!!!!

Etymology: Standunk: from Stand-derived from the phrases: To stand up(lisa stood me up on this date) and "one night stand" and the word dunk. To Stand up/temporarily dump(dunk) someone due to their seeming lack of importance for a measly phone call.

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Telinquent

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: te-LING-kwuh nt

Sentence: Bob had plans to made mega-bucks as a tele-salesman and, to hone his skills in being able to keeps several potential customers on the line for ages, he devised a game, called "Telinquency," engaging up to half a dozen friends and family members on the phone simultaneously. As expected, it was not long before this ting-a-ling telinquent, broke and friendless, was seeking professional help for his "hang-ups."

Etymology: TEL (telephone); TING-A-LING (linq)ELINQUENT(delinquent) :failing in what duty or behaviour requires; offending by neglect; guilty of a misdeed.

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COMMENTS:

how immature - he must have been a juvenile telinquent - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-10: 13:10:00

He probably even used it while having a tinkle!nice word - galwaywegian, 2008-06-10: 16:57:00

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Attdd

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: A T n T D D

Sentence: She couldn't believe that in the middle of her "mother doesn't love me" story he would allow his ATTDD to pull his attention away from her to the car insurance telemarketer..."You say I can save up to 47% on my car insurance, no! Wait does that also mean I could pay more?"

Etymology: AT&T - ADD Not a true word, but 1/2 credit ish?

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Phonejunkie

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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Communicashun

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

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

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Nokiavoid

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: NOKIa+AVOID

Sentence: At first I thought he was fine, but soon enough I discovered he was a closet nokiavoid, seemingly unaware of how rude it is to interrupt in-person conversation for cell phone calls, even going so far as chatting up wrong-number callers.

Etymology: NOKIa+AVOID

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Comments:

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