Verboticism: Celfish

'Sure, I'd love to talk...'

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: Nosila

Pronunciation: sell a bayt

Sentence: Rita thought it rude when Fritz interrupted their discussions by answering all his cellphone calls and chatting for ages, ignoring her. Fritz was always on the phone instead of the phone being on the Fritz. She told him that if he could not cellabate, then he would become celibate.

Etymology: Cell (handheld portable telephone) & Abate (become less in amount or intensity) & Wordplay on Celibate (abstaining from sexual intercourse)

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: in/sell/ent

Sentence: Joe's rudeness was abounding. Whenever he got a phone call, he would be incellent, totally ignoring the person he was with. Being incellent is the twenty-first century's virtual slap in the face. Being incellent is uncivil, uncultured, boorish, tasteless, insensitive, disrespectful, ill-mannered, loutish, discourteous and just damn plain rude and impolite.

Etymology: INCELLENT - noun - from INSOLENT (boldly rude, or disrespectful; insulting) + CELL (as in cell phone)

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Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: sell-wip-t

Sentence: "Doug is cellwhipped. He can never just let a call go to voice mail. How rude!"

Etymology: cell, as in cellphone and whip

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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: Tigger

Pronunciation: /ahy-SEL-ley-shun-ist/

Sentence: They were out on a date, but Laura had seen Drew's icellationist behavior already tonight, and on previous dates, when he would talk with his friends for an hour everytime his cellphone rang. He should have been paying attention to her, shouldn't he? So, when he went to the bathroom, she didn't feel guilty at all about popping out the battery, sticking a piece of napkin across the contacts, and putting it back in. He would probably just think the battery went dead.

Etymology: Blend of: Isolationist - one who insulates themselves from ouside or foreign influences (from Latin, insula "island") + Cell - mobile telephone (shortening of 'cellular')


Very good! - TJayzz, 2008-06-10: 09:49:00

he really gave her the cold shoulder - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-10: 13:09:00

Great word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-11: 08:10:00


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Created by: josje

Pronunciation: phoneaholic

Sentence: I like to phone, i am an phoneaholic

Etymology: aholic ans phone.

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Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: deh - LOO - foh - nah - ree

Sentence: Buddy is such a deluphonary when it comes to his girlfriend.

Etymology: delusionary + phone

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: no key ass

Sentence: She sighed as she watched him fumble through the sheets in search of his phone. This was the last straw. He may have been humg like a stallion, but he acted like a complete nokiass

Etymology: nokia ass


artr Looks like he\'ll have to resort to mastercallwaiting. - artr, 2009-10-22: 06:23:00


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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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