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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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Rifflux

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: riff lucks

Sentence: The rifflux from his buds as she stood beside hin on the subway was irritating, but not nearly as bad as his crotch grabbing shrieks whenever he heard Jacko hit the high notes. she resolved to get up two hours earlier and walk to work in future.

Etymology: reflux (regurgitation), riff (riff).

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petaj I like it. - petaj, 2007-10-05: 05:10:00

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Sonicooze

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: son-ik-ooz

Sentence: His grandma subjected him to deeply annoying sonicooze of Englebert Humperdinck while he crammed for his math exam.

Etymology: sonic + ooze

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Deaffluence

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: def/flu/ens

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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Audiochaff

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: AW-DEE-OH-chaff

Sentence: In the hallway outside the library, Babs was listening to her personal audio device. Judging by the AUDIOCHAFF which slopped over, the sound levels inside her earbuds must have been deafening. The AUDIOCHAFF bore no resemblance to music, and even at a distance was more akin to the background radiation from outer space often heard on poorly tuned shortwave radios.

Etymology: AUDIO+CHAFF=AUDIOCHAFF.....AUDIO: of or relating to acoustic, mechanical, or electrical frequencies corresponding to normally audible sound waves; of, relating to, or utilizing recorded sound.....CHAFF: something comparatively worthless; Middle English chaf, from Old English ceaf; akin to Old High German cheva husk.

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metrohumanx http://www.ieee-virtual-museum.org/ - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 00:42:00

vmalcolm Ty! Your's ain't bad at all either =) - vmalcolm, 2008-09-04: 10:55:00

vmalcolm Yours!!!!! - vmalcolm, 2008-09-04: 10:55:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:33:00

From outer space ? Wasn't that Victor and Svetka presenting the "Happy Hour" on Radio Moscow in the 1960s. top word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:41:00

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Audiocreep

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: aw - dee - ooo - kreep

Sentence: Tonya felt that she was suffering from audiocreep. Because her dad was losing his hearing, she could not escape his television, music or computer as he increasingly amplified everything around him.

Etymology: audio, creep (grow or spread)

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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!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-04: 11:20:00

Very good! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-04: 17:49:00

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Cacophone

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kəˈkäfōn

Sentence: Harry is very happy with his newest cacophone. This is not the case for anybody else on the on the subway. Since he bought a new cellie that can store and play music, everyone around him has had no choice but to suffer his obsession with the music of ABBA.

Etymology: cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds) + phone (a system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound, typically voices, over a distance using wire or radio)

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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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Soundeflect

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Sow-nd-ee-flekt

Sentence: When Sarah listened to her heavy metal through her earphones her mum was still able to here it due to the soundeflect, being more into classical music herself, this would drive her so mad that she had to resort to wearing earplugs.

Etymology: Sound(vibrations which travel through the air and are sensed by the ear) + Deflect(turn aside from a straight course or intended purpose) ORIGIN Latin eflectere from flectere 'to bend' = Soundeflect

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:35:00

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Groovage

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: gruv-age

Sentence: Grandma got her groove on with the new iPod, but there was a lot of groovage because she didn't have her hearing aids in. So we all got down and got funky while she baked pies for the church supper.

Etymology: groove: a situation or activity that one enjoys, is especially well suited for or performs exceptionally well + groovy: pleasing, trendy, cool ( a colloquialism from the hippy era meaning very pleasing, wonderful) + age: length of life + leakage: act or instance of leaking

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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
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