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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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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Phonicbreak

Created by: callabizzle

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Earscapism

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: eer-scape-izm

Sentence: Because of the earscapism of her husband's crappy iPod headphones, she picked up the phone to call Bose.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Good word...conjures up the image of an "earscape"- like an audio landscape. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-05: 11:35:00

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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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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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Hearplay

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈhɪɹple(ɪ)/

Sentence: Hearplay is not admissible evidence when deciding whether or not a song sucks.

Etymology: From hearsay + play

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Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-04: 17:50:00

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Grandaudio

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: grand-ah-dee-oh

Sentence: Here she goes again...getting grandaudio with her iPod! "Hey, Grandma you're walking into the path of a bus!"

Etymology: Grand- Taken in part from 'Grand'mother and also as in impressive in size, appearance, or general effect. Such as a grand/big sound. Audio- Of, pertaining to, or employed in the transmission, reception, or reproduction of sound.

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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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Musicophony

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

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