Verboticism: Icophony

'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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Idin

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: EYE-din

Sentence: She had gone to the iGym to get away from the iHustle & iBustle or her iCity life. Instead she was iOverwhelmed by the iDin created by all the me-centric iGymrats.

Etymology: i (from iPod) + din (a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise)

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metrohumanx Powerful and inspired! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:34:00

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Contamusication

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /kəntæmju:zɪkəɪʃən/

Sentence: In nowadays world, contamusication is becoming more and more common.

Etymology: CONTAMUSICATION. n. From Contamination (the act or process of contaminating) + Music (vocal or instrumental sounds possessing a degree of melody, harmony, or rhythm)

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metrohumanx Good word. Very cerebral. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:32:00

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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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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/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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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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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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Escapera

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: es kay pera

Sentence: When Grandma played her classical music, we could hear the escapera coming from her headphones. We got to know her play Liszt well. Even when we tried Haydn her machine, she would always get it Bach in the Mozartful manner. Even after she passed on, we could see her ghost,wearing her Strauss jeans with her love Handels showing, a sweater that was starting to unRavel and Tosca perfume, she was Offenbach in the garden decomposing.

Etymology: Escape & Opera

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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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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: PODLUTION - noun - from iPOD + POLLUTION

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brilliant1 - galwaywegian, 2008-09-04: 06:11:00

great word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:35:00

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