BlackBerry

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BlackBerry

  1. (telephony, computer hardware) A smartphone brand. The brand name of a wireless handheld device, a cross between a cellphone and a mobile email appliance and Internet-capable PDA, by BlackBerry Limited or by extension similar apparatus made by competitors.
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BlackBerry (third-person singular simple present BlackBerries, present participle BlackBerrying, simple past and past participle BlackBerried)

  1. To send a text message or e-mail with a BlackBerry device.
    • 2007, Kristin Gore, Sammy's Hill, Miramax Books (2007), ISBN 9781401360290, page 219:
      "I BlackBerried a sort of risque joke message to this friend of mine — it was totally a joke — but, um, I accidentally sent it to two hundred strangers. []
    • 2009, Colleen DeBaise, The Wall Street Journal: Complete Small Business Guidebook, Three Rivers Press (2009), ISBN 9780307408938, page 205:
      We've interviewed female entrepreneurs who say they were BlackBerrying up into the final stages of labor; []
    • 2012, Matthew Zencey, Unlikely Liberal: Sarah Palin's Curious Record as Alaska's Governor, Potomac Books (2012), ISBN 9781612341859, page 144:
      But Revenue Commissioner Pat Galvin told me she was well known for BlackBerrying during face-to-face meetings.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.