Did you perchance mean cranberry?
- n. slang A BlackBerry, a handheld device considered addictive for its networking capability.
- Blend of crack and BlackBerry, referring to crack cocaine for its addictive nature. (Wiktionary)
“I have come a long way from my days of getting jiggy for my "crackberry" as a colleague used to refer to hand-held electronic devices; nonetheless, I feel a vague uneasiness when far from the ability to reach out and touch civilization.”
“I had fallen into the gadget-trap, the same one which spurred nicknames such as "crackberry" and aided in stunting the growth of burgeoning relationships.”
“In fact, they may naturally be addicted to them e.g. octo-mom, "crackberry", etc.”
“Webster's 2006 word of the year was "crackberry," which has nothing to do with a drugged-out piece of fruit.”
“When we're our best selves and enjoying our days, we're probably still working a little too hard or checking the "crackberry" a little too often.”
“The new millennium has brought us new kinds of addictive behaviors, such as those associated with shopping, telecommunications (e.g., "crackberry"), and the Internet, along with new forms of work ( "workaholic"), gambling ( "day-trading"), and sexual addictions.”
“I mean, the nickname is "crackberry," because are actually ...”
“I, for one, will be at a high school wrestling match cheering on my son (and hopefully 3rd generation t-sip), "crackberry" in hand desperating trying to get updates on the game.”
“After being escorted off a plane in NYC due to a "crackberry" addiction gone too far”
“The Los Angeles-based frozen yogurt chain, affectionately called "crackberry" for its addictive desserts, raised $27.5 million in a Series A round lead by Maveron, Schultz's venture capital firm,”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘crackberry’.
Words come and go, perhaps nowhere faster than online. Some industry terms to stay current -- or to remember as they rest in peace.
Looking for tweets for crackberry.