Verboticism: Audiochaff

'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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Audiast

Created by: WordKing77

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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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Dejaheard

Created by: frenchprof

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Icophony

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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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Handmesound

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: HAND-mee-sound

Sentence: Alex's understanding of what he called "popular music" came entirely from handmesound hip-hop he picked up on the bus.

Etymology: hand-me-down + sound

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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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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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