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DEFINITION: v. To instinctively answer your cell phone ring, even when caught in a somewhat compromising position. n. The instinct to answer your phone

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Autopilotmode

Created by: guesser

Pronunciation: auto-pilot-mode

Sentence: Despite her better judgement to leave the burning house, her brain, in autopilotmode, stopped to answer the phone on the way out the door!

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Cellfpossessed

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: self/pose/essed

Sentence: She was so cellfpossessed that she had to pick up her calls immediately

Etymology: cell + selfpossessed + possessed

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Ringdrone

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ring/drohn

Sentence: "Yes Master" the ringdrone responded to his cell phone

Etymology: ring tone + drone

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Muffamoan

Created by: kensiesfate

Pronunciation: muff-uh-moan

Sentence: I like to muffamoan when we are in bed togather. It turns me on

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Helloto

ohwtepph

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: hel - LOH - to

Sentence: Like a monster out of a horror movie, Jill's hand shot out of the shower and in a second, hellotoed her ringing cellphone.

Etymology: Hello [What is often said at the beginning of a call conversation] + Auto [automatic]

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Ringclination

Created by: Kirubeza

Pronunciation: Ring-klihn-ay-shun

Sentence: Dorothy's ringclination was so powerful that not even being in bed with her best friend Jemma's husband could stop her answering the call - even with it being Jemma on the line.

Etymology: RING - to call someone up by telephone. INCLINATION - the predisposition to do something.

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Automatonate

Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: AW-toh-MAT-n-neyt / aw-TOM-uh-tuh-neyt (obsc.)

Sentence: Chris automatonates for anyone, including his mother-in-law. He doesn't bother to quelltone anymore, or even put it into vibernation. It's become his ringtonus.

Etymology: automaton (robot) + intonate (speak with a particular tone)

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Nokiaddiction

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: noh key add ik shun

Sentence: his nokiaddiction proved even stronger than his nookieaddiction

Etymology: nokia addiction

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Cellusinterruptus

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: cell-us-inter-rupt-us

Sentence: My cellphone rings and it's cellusinterruptus again. "Let's just ignore it," he whispers; but it's too late. "What if it's the babysitter?" "What if there's a problem or the baby's sick?" "What if Susan's had a car accident?" "What if Timmy's fallen down a well?" "What if I just give up and watch TV?" he says, and storms out of the room.

Etymology: cell: cell phone + interrupt: prevent or disturb + us -- wordplay on coitus interruptus: self-withdrawal during lovemaking

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Cellpulsion

Created by: newworldview

Pronunciation: sell-pull-shun

Sentence: His cellpulsion was so strong that he answered his phone in the middle of a root canal.

Etymology: Cell (phone) + compulsion

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-18: 03:12:00
Today's definition was suggested by duchessella. Thank you duchessella! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-03: 00:22:00
Today's definition was suggested by duchessella. Thank you duchessella. ~ James