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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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Incoustinence

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: in-coos-tin-ents

Sentence: The incoustinence of some people is appalling.

Etymology: incontinence+acoustic

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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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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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Nanodribble

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: nan-uh-drihb-uhl

Sentence: Ken's Johnny Cash nanodribble was so loud that the hiphopsters were groving to it twenty feet away.

Etymology: (ipod)nano + dribble

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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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Chantrusia

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: shohn-TROO-shee-uh

Sentence: Compared to the chantrusia coming from her gran's ipod, the gratingly strepitious upstairs party was music to Roxie's ears.

Etymology: Blend of CHAN of chanson (song); CHANT; & TRUSI of intrusion and IA: state or condition.

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metrohumanx Nice word. Regal overtones... - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:26:00

very melodic - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:34:00

Probably a bit to nice to fit the definition; GRUNTRUSIA may have been more apt. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:34:00

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Musicophony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: myoōzikäfənē

Sentence: Tom’s company tried to make peace with its workers by asking that they use earbuds or headphones when listening to their chosen form of entertainment. What they didn’t expect was the musicacophony that spilled from the various listening devices with maxed-out volumes.

Etymology: music (a sound perceived as pleasingly harmonious) + cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds)

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Podlution

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pod/loo/shuhn

Sentence: The podlution emanating from fifty different passengers on the subway this morning was not only deafening, but also migraine irritating.

Etymology: iPod + pollution

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good one - Nosila, 2010-01-23: 00:55:00

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Jamscram

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: 1.jam-skram 2.esk-i-POD-ik

Sentence: Jamscram wasn't part of gran's plan. So when her skiffle went skedaddle, and her euterpia became escipodic, gran knew that, for her, things had become too popacetic.----PS. Also, perhaps gran's chewing gum had lost it's flavour on the bed post overnight!

Etymology: Jam: tune,song, music (slang); jam: to block, scramble or distort radio waves scram to escape. Skiffle:frenetic music style; Skeddaddle:scamper, leave; Euterpia (muse of music) Escipodic:escape&ipod; Popacetic:pop vinegary: sour. (loosely on copacetic)

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Audioruption

grondak

Created by: grondak

Pronunciation: aw-dee-oh-rup-shun

Sentence: I couldn't sleep on the plne because of the audioruption coming from the passenger next to me.

Etymology: "audio" related to hearing; "ruption" from "interruption" - to break into.

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Comments:

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
SIMILAR