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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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Friphone

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fr eye fown

Sentence: he knew it was his friphone calling. he recognised the chickenwingtone.

Etymology: fry iphone

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luv the chickenwingtone! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:47:00

Wing! Wing! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:12:00

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Smartula

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: smärchələ

Sentence: Marc always wants to have the newest and best especially when it comes to cell phones. His kitchen is festooned with his retired predecessors acting as clocks, oven timers, recipe books and hotplates. His last one he bought because it was wafer thin is now a smartula that can not only flip his burger but let him know how well done it is. There's an app for that.

Etymology: smartphone (a mobile phone that incorporates a PDA) + spatula (a kitchen implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade)

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Cheffone

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Chef Phone

Sentence: Patsy mixed together egg yolks, lemon juice and sugar. She stirred them gently over simmering water until thick and creamy. Patsy carefully combined grated lemon zest and softened gelatin with them. Patsy removed this creamy thick lemon custard from the heat so it could cool. She whipped egg whites into stiff peaks and sweetened them with a little sugar. She folded and feathered the egg whites into the creamy custard, poured it into a graham cracker pie crust shell, then let it chill well. Since Patsy got this recipe from her cheffone, used her cheffone as the timer for the simmering and the chilling, used the cheffone to listen to music while the lemon pie chilled, then took a cheffone picture of it ... Patsy called it her cheffone pie.

Etymology: CHEF, PHONE, as well as a play on Chiffon Pie. CHEF - a professional cook. PHONE - an electronic apparatus containing a receiver and transmitter that is connected to a telecommunications system, and in many cell phones, is connected to other networks of information, and can even take pictures. Chiffon Pie - custard pies that have been made lighter and airier with whipped egg whites; a dessert.

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COMMENTS:

sounds yummy - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:38:00

Entree, Entree! - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:39:00

Sweet word and the recipe sounds nice too! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:05:00

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Icrowave

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ahy-kroh-weyv

Sentence: Jimmy found that he can heat up his coffee if he sets the cup on his smart phone and calls it. He calls it his iCrowave.

Etymology: iPhone (popular brand of cell phone) microwave (an electrically operated oven using high-frequency electromagnetic waves that penetrate food, causing its molecules to vibrate and generating heat within the food to cook it in a very short time)

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Icook

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: eye-kook

Sentence: Because her future in-laws were coming to dinner, Congolia found a great recipe on her iCook and programmed it to thaw, fry, and serve the damn thing, only to be disappointed when it didn't do the dishes for her.

Etymology: iCook= blend of iPhone and cook

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Ippliance

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īplīəns

Sentence: Tim has one of the most expensive kitchen ippliances available. He bought the new iPhone but just couldn’t figure out how to use it so it now functions as a spoon rest, trivet and mini cutting board.

Etymology: i (iphone) + appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one)

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Panpaltry

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: pan-PAL-tree

Sentence: Veejay was constantly amazed by modern technology. His three-minute egg timer only set him back $59.95 per month with a two year commitment. But it was SO much more than a communication device. It was a full-blown ringamajig, and he was proud of it. To Veejay his phone was a PANPALTRY without which his traditional lemon curry dishes would be impossible to prepare. It was a wondrously indispensable tool, a symbol of his upward mobility, and the world's only splatula which could download ringtones. Unfortunately, it left a metallic aftertaste in the falafels.

Etymology: PANtry+PAL+panTRY=PANPALTRY.....PANTRY:a room (as in a hotel or hospital) for preparation of foods on order;Middle English panetrie, from Anglo-French paneterie, from paneter servant in charge of the pantry, from pain bread, from Latin panis.....PAL:a close friend;Romany phral, phal brother, friend, from Sanskrit bhrātṛ brother; akin to Old English brōthor brother.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Take THAT, Chef of The Future! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-26: 01:47:00

some cell phones are actually thin enough now to be used as spatulas - nice to know in an emergeny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

should have been emergency - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the panpaltry over night? Thanks for the great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:58:00

Not a paltry effort...it's pantastic! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:10:00

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Magiphone

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: ˈmadʒɪ : fəʊn

Sentence: Brrrrring Brrrrring went the oven as Jake shuffled through his messy kitchen, "hmm now where did I leave that magiphone", he wondered?

Etymology: Blend of "Magi-mix" a kind of kitchen appliance that does everything but the girl and "iPhone" a Steve Jobs creation which does everything including the girl.

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Vesscell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vess sell

Sentence: Juan's new cellular phone had all kinds of apps he could use in his chef business. Why it was a vesscell to help him shop, record recipes and photos and hold lots of information he really needed. He found it ironic to look up blackberry jam recipes on his Blackberry!

Etymology: Vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids)) & Cell (a cellular phone)

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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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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