Verboticism: Apustics

'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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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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Tracksposure

Created by: simoneshin

Pronunciation: tr-exposure

Sentence: this morning in the bus to work, before coffee, I was tracksposed to frans bauer. I still have a bad mood

Etymology: track(s) exposure

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Audiast

Created by: WordKing77

Pronunciation:

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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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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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Audiobnoxious

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Audie-ob-nox-yus

Sentence: Mildred was careless about annoying her neighbors to the point of being totally audiobnoxious.

Etymology: Audio + obnoxious

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Grandblarema

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: grand-blair-ma

Sentence: Selina's Grandmother had a bad habit of being a grandblarema with her iPod turned up too loudly!

Etymology: Grand- Taken in part from Grandmother. Blare-To play music very loudly. Ma-Slang for Mom.

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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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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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Abusical

Created by: kearstin

Pronunciation: ah-byoo-zi-kuhl

Sentence: Sharon was hard of hearing which made her abusical compositions (particularly those featuring Liberace) a little too much for a Monday morning. Kinder folks were worried it might cause an earruption. But frankly I didn't care.

Etymology: abuse+musical

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