DEFINITION: v., To call your cellphone when you have misplaced it, hoping that it will ring so that you can locate it. n., The sound of a lost cellphone.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Bringtone: // My bringtone is The Real Slim Shady so that anyone who hears it will bring my phone to me. Etymology: bring + tone Created by: yellowbird.
Comments on Bringtone:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-09: 11:26:00
yellowbird, 2007-11-09: 15:58:00
thanks, jabberwocky. Loved yours yesterday, especially since I still have my ancient Atari 🙂
Kevcom, 2007-11-11: 14:09:00
First off the bat, an excellent word yellowbird – you have my vote!
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-11: 16:30:00
Spot on: great word!
Cellicit: /cell-lis-it/ When Jamie misplaces his phone, he cellicits it by relying on the cellhearular method of calling his own number and listening carefully for his personal and unique ring tone. Etymology: cell phone + elicit (to call forth, draw out) Created by: Stevenson0.
Ecallocation: /E-koÌ‡l-lÅ-ËˆkÄ-shÉ™n/ Erin stumbled around her room, trying to find her cell phone via Ecallocation. Etymology: From the words: Call: to get or try to get in communication with by telephone. and Echolocation: a physiological process for locating distant or invisible objects (as prey) by sound waves reflected back to the emitter (as a bat) from the objects Created by: MithrilShadow.
Comments on Ecallocation:
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-11: 16:28:00
Selfphone: /self-fone/ When rummaging through the dirty laundry, garbage, and refrigerator didn’t work, Bob tried to selfphone his number in the hope that he could hear his lost phone. Etymology: cel phone, self Created by: purpleartichokes.
Comments on Selfphone:
dubld, 2007-11-09: 09:40:00
I dig it.
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