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'Hey Grandma! YOUR MUSIC IS WAY TOO LOUD!'

DEFINITION: n., Second-hand sound which has escaped from a headset. v., To play music on personal listening device so loudly that it leaks out of the earphones.

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Shrillover

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: SHRILL-oh-vurr

Sentence: The shrillover from Susan's iPod playing Rick Astley's 'Never Gonna Give You Up' was so loud that Anna gave up and left the room in a huff.

Etymology: shrill (high-pitched, piercing) + spillover (excess amount)

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Sharewaves

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: shair/wayves

Sentence: On cool, rainy and misty evenings from her balconey in the city, it was no longer the click- click-click of stilettos, nor the squish-squish-squish of Hushed Puppies Bronwyn heard...No, rising up from below was the endless cacophony of sharewaves emanating from the heads of passersby below.

Etymology: Share + Wave, a play on airwaves

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Icophony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: eye-kof-uh-nee

Sentence: The jack hammer complained to his boss that he couldn't hear the sound of his tool due to the icophony coming from his coworker's MP3 player.

Etymology: iPod (music player) + cacophony (harsh discordance of sound; dissonance)

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Earjaculate

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: eer-JAK-u-layt

Sentence: Nancy sat on the subway wearing her ipod but not listening to it. She felt odd doing it that way, but throughout the train she could hear the earjaculate headmedowns of the other passengers. The way the podjamas merged into its own kind of earjam was more soothing to her than her own musical selections could have ever been. earjam: something you fill your ears with. podjamas: the barely audible sound of another person's ipod. headmedowns: second-hand music.

Etymology: ear + ejaculate (shooting out of)

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COMMENTS:

great words - porsche, 2007-10-04: 13:35:00

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Audiobnoxious

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: awd-ee-ob-NOCKS-yus

Sentence: Great Aunt Sadie knew her headphones were spewing unwanted sounds throughout the room and were interfering with other folks serenity but she maintained her audiobnoxious ways in spite of the intrusion.

Etymology: Blend of 'audio' (is an electrical or other representation of sound) and 'obnoxious' (odiously or disgustingly objectionable : highly offensive)

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Bangnamstyle

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bang nam style

Sentence: Adele was floored when her Grandma played her music so loudly on her headphones. Grandma also sang out loud and off key to whatever she gyrated to. Her current favourite was so loud, Adele called it her bangnam-style, as it would have broken most ear drums at that volume. Eh Sexy Deaf Lady!

Etymology: Bang (loud noise) & Gangnam-style (pop hit by Korean PSI’s song “Gangnam Style,” which mocks the consumerism of a rich Seoul suburb and features a horse-riding-style dance)

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DrWebsterIII clever ! - DrWebsterIII, 2012-11-07: 10:55:00

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Hisshop

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Hiss-hop

Sentence: In an attempt to signal her disquiet, Sally peered over the top of her book and stared directly over to the nodding girl on the opposite side of the carriage. The hisshop emanating from there was causing Sally to imagine herself breaking off the arm of her seat and bludgeoning the bitch to a pulp, all to the rapturous sound of applause from the rest of the passengers.

Etymology: Hiss - a sound like the letter 's'; a noisy leak. Hop - to jump from place to place

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Overpodulation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: oh-vur-pod-u-la-shun

Sentence: I liked the tune, but it just didn't sound crisp when heard via overpodulation.

Etymology: overpopulation, I-pod

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Deaffluence

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: def/flu/ence

Sentence: Many subway passengers suffer from deaffluence as a result of being in the midst of other riders with faulty earbuds.

Etymology: deaf + effluence (polluted overflow)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Good word, Muzzy. "Earbuds" always sounded like a genetic defect to me. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:31:00

I know the feeling. Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:43:00

Great! - TJayzz, 2008-09-05: 04:55:00

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Apustics

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: a/pyu/stiks

Sentence: Heather will never forget the day Grandma volunteered to accompany her 8th grade class on the field trip. She had no idea. Had she known, she would have skipped school for sure. It was embarrassing enough that Grams brought her headphones and WALKMAN (!) for the bus ride, but her apustics were humiliating.

Etymology: Acoustic + P.U. (as in stinky musAK)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx It's a good thing the portable 8-track player was never invented. Poor Grams! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:28:00

Very nice - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:42:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-04: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Pseudonym. Thank you Pseudonym! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-22: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by Pseudonym. Thank you Pseudonym. ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-11-07: 14:49:00
SILIAR TASTES, BUT YOU ROCKED IT

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-11-07: 14:51:00
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