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cellular Macarena

A humorous name for the act that occurs when a cell phone rings and multiple people begin searching and groping for their own phones. The "Macarena" was a popular group dance in the late 1990s. When someone's phone suddenly vibrating in the middle of the CEO's presentation, many people started doing the cellular Macarena.

cellular Macarena

n. the activity seen when a cell phone rings in public. Beethoven’s Fifth rang out and seven people started playing cellular Macarena.
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