a concatenated, shortened version of "Cellular Phone", named for its ingenious method of organizing groups of private frequencies into discrete areas. When a user's phone left one "cell", the user entered another, thus jumping from one frequency to the other without losing the call.
"John talked on his cellphone."
by Adam Kochanowicz January 08, 2007
a modern day traffic holdup
that guy with the cell phone ahead of us is going 25 mph in a 70 mph zone
by onlyonebowman January 20, 2008
back when their primary use was calling, it was like torture to go anywhere because every 5 seconds a random phone would ring. now that people use their cell phones mostly for texting and web browsing, life is better, though it's still slightly annoying to see everyone looking down at their phones.
*ring* *beep beep* *rrriiiinnnng*
random guy: hi
other guy: How's it going
me: crap cant you people turn off your cell phones for once do you realise how annoying they are?!!

*complete silence*
me: aahhhhh finally...
guy looking up from phone: what'd you say?
by Allanator July 04, 2011
Stupid little thing that some stupid nerd made to simplify out life at the same time it destroy it.
Drive talking in the cellphone- fine, you can communicate, but only until you crash your car.
by -Marilyn- January 25, 2006
A device which rings when you least expect it.
I was in sleeping when my cellphone started ringing.
by Samir February 16, 2005
usually found attached permanently to the hand of a guy who uses it to break up with a wonderful chick. may also be used to text his bff/gay lover, mom, or his own personal Duper.
Don't buy a cell phone! You might end up with a rash.
by Kristal Conrad March 30, 2009
The thing of the past.

Today, pocket-sized computers that have (mostly) the same functions of a regular-sized desktop or laptop computer can do; i.e. read, write, surfing the web, look at the time and keeping time, listening to music, gaming (not the high-detail games like Skyrim, Call of Duty and such), e-mailing, etc.

The best feature these pocket-sized computers are well known for are the ability to call and text just like a cell phone, except a little more "modern". These are called "Smartphones".
Girl (on her 12th birthday): "YAAY! SOO excited! I got my first phone! I can't wait to show it to my friends at school!"

(The next day at school):

Girl: Hey, do you like my new cell phone? I got it got my birthday, yesterday."

Friend of Girl: "What is that ugly thing?? *scoff* You call that a phone? What is this, the 90's? Get a real phone like mine" *holds up a slim, shiny, new smartphone*

Girl: That's not a phone, that's a pocket sized computer!"

Friend of Girl: "Oh, true, but mine's still better than yours. Mine's the shit, yours is.... shit"
by Ilisten2Metal April 18, 2014

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