Verboticism: Audiocreep

'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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Earspitting

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: eer/spit/ting

Sentence: He was bombarded by earspitting music escaping from headphones.

Etymology: ear-splitting + spitting

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Apustics

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: a/pyu/stiks

Sentence: Heather will never forget the day Grandma volunteered to accompany her 8th grade class on the field trip. She had no idea. Had she known, she would have skipped school for sure. It was embarrassing enough that Grams brought her headphones and WALKMAN (!) for the bus ride, but her apustics were humiliating.

Etymology: Acoustic + P.U. (as in stinky musAK)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx It's a good thing the portable 8-track player was never invented. Poor Grams! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:28:00

Very nice - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:42:00

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Dejaheard

Created by: frenchprof

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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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Acoustencroach

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: uh - COOST - en - croach

Sentence: Felicia just got her ipod and knew little about it's use and she would constantly acoustencroach on anyone and everyone within 20 feet of her by having the volume turned up so high.

Etymology: Blend of 'acoustical' (Of or relating to sound, the sense of hearing, or the science of sound) and 'encroach' (to trespass upon the property, domain, or rights of another)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Quite jolly! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:29:00

like it - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:34:00

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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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Exudio

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: egz-OO-dio

Sentence: Waiting at the bus stop with no portable music device, I laughed at the exudio from my fellow travellers. Cyndi Lauper's True Colors mingled with "all the leaves are brown and the sky is grey" and a dash of James Brown.

Etymology: exude -- leak out + audio -- sound

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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