Verboticism: Vroombox

'I think I'm hearing the first sound of spring...'

DEFINITION: v. To drive around in your car with the widows down and stereo blaring. n. The sounds emanating from the suped-up vehicles driven by strutting human males as they participate their annual spring mating rituals.

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Spoilerdudes

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: spoil r dudes

Sentence: “cruis’n ‘r streetracin & squeelin tires. chicks with good “bleep-bleeps” allowed. check out our low suspensins! !BLASTIN sound-systems, YEAH! - only the real racers don’t git tickited! - SIC”

Etymology: From: "rear spoilers" on small low-riding cars (Honda Civics) and "dudes" for a name for young men who have achieved "optimal appearances."

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Fellabluster

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fel-uh-bluhs-ter

Sentence: It's the same every spring. Just as the weather turn nice enough to spend more time outdoors the air is filled with fellabluster emanating from their rice rockets. The tuners are working overtime.

Etymology: fella (fellow-a man or boy) + bluster (to be loud, noisy, or swaggering) a play on filibuster

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Vroombox

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: vrooom boks

Sentence: he drove his vroombox down the street, wearing a 150 decibel shirt and a bulletproof grin

Etymology: boom box vroom

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Reverbermate

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: ree + vurb + ur + mayt

Sentence: I watched as the Pontiac Grand Prix, Grand Am, Trans Am and GTO rolled down the Main Street of my sleepy little town. Odell had come alive with the reverbermate sounds of bass, pumping out the essence of male strut. The reverbermation became louder as they passed me by. I felt the sidewalk vibrate a bit and suddenly, the caravan eased down the street in their quest for .... dare we name it romance?

Etymology: Reverberate and Mate >> Reverberate --resound; ring or echo with sound;be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves and Mate --match: bring two objects, ideas, or people together

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COMMENTS:

Great sentence with a great question! Loud and obnoxious might attract attention, but it takes soft and tender as fuel for romance! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 10:41:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-24: 11:08:00

Love it! - Nosila, 2009-03-24: 23:57:00

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Vroombox

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: vroom boks

Sentence: He put the vroombox into (Bachman Turner) overdrive.

Etymology: boombox vroom

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Carboating

RightOnTheWin

Created by: RightOnTheWin

Pronunciation: Unnecessary

Sentence: When even birds start complaining about the volume of your music, that’s when you know to stop carboating.

Etymology: Car (A vehicle used for transportation on wheels) + Showboating (To behave in a conspicuous or ostentatious manner)

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Auditoryseasonalsubbooming

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Aw-di-tor-e-sea-son-nail-sub-boom-ing

Sentence: Josh had just finished building & installing his dual 12" sub cabinets and mega watt amplifier for his yellow Honda in time for Spring.The first warm day of Spring he cruised around the neighborhood with his music blaring and his windows down...trying to attract the cheerleaders practicing at his school. Everyone within a 2 mile radius knew Josh was coming down the street in his "auditoryseasonalsubbooming" Honda. The sidewalks and streets vibrated as his trunk was rattling and the speakerbox was vibrating the tag,making it sound like aluminum cans in a bag... He was too cool for school cruising around listening to his new CD. Little does Josh realize his days of "auditoryseasonalsubbooming" with those high decibels will be causing him to lose his hearing early...Boom! Boom! Boom!

Etymology: Auditory;of or relating to the process of hearing. Seasonal;A particular season of the year. Sub; As in a stereo sub often made by using two 12" speakers built into a wooden box covered by felt that is installed usually in the back of a vehicle or trunk,that makes your ears itch deep inside when inside the car...it's so loud!!! Booming;When music is so loud it rattles the trunk emblems off,bolts loose from the car and vibrates the neighborhood.

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Pandemachonium

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: pan-da-mach-own-ee-um

Sentence: The labour day weekend brought too much pandemachonium to the area so much so that the cottagers walked around with massive ear protectors, much like the ones workers wear when directing airplanes at the airport.

Etymology: pandemonium + macho

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Testostereo

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: TES tos STARE ee OWN

Sentence: In spring, the blaring testostereo sounds fill the streets as young hormonal boys take to the streets in their noisy, suped-up cars; and the young girls swoon to their mating calls.

Etymology: TESTOSTERONE: STEREO:

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COMMENTS:

You really know how to tickle our funny bones! Not only is it a fun word, it so very well, describes those thunder-us sound systems! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 01:59:00

hahahaaa the romance of it!! - mweinmann, 2009-03-24: 08:33:00

great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-24: 11:05:00

Excellent - splendiction, 2009-03-24: 20:51:00

Well said :) & good word! - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-25: 13:47:00

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Comemotions

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: come motions

Sentence: It wasn't a low-rider, but a loud-rider tunebuggy, Teenie was stearing down the streets. The amplifliers sent everything on the dash flying. Only his seat belt kept the constant sonic booms from sending Teenie flying. He rolled along with woofears and tweetears blaring, a deaf-defying menace loose on the streets. I'm so sick of the these comemotions all over the streets. I've written my state representatives to introduce a law to make all these comemotions disalloud.

Etymology: COME, COMMOTIONS. Come - as in approach, which is what vehicles do as they move down the streets. Commotion - a ruckus: a scene of noisy confusion or activity, which is what such vehicles with deafening sound systems are. - - - Might as well throw in MOTIONS - for all the movements involved, including those to try to get away from these comemotions!

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COMMENTS:

No song of the day ... we all need ear plugs today! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 01:42:00

I totally relate to this....so annoying. - mweinmann, 2009-03-24: 08:35:00

just imagine how many people will have significant hearing loss in the future - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-24: 11:05:00

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