Verboticism: Phalloom

'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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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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Swaggeride

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: SWAG-er-ryd

Sentence: Speedball, whose real name was Randy, wanted folks to think he was macho and virile though he felt very insecure about his looks and his size, so his way of presenting himself as a somebody was to tool around town in his very expensive swaggerride, a fast, loud and flashy sports car with a massive and very loud stereo system.

Etymology: blend of 'swagger' (To walk or conduct oneself with an insolent or arrogant air; strut) and 'ride', a slang term for an automobile

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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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Phalloom

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fal loom

Sentence: The annual spring mating ritual of the young male human starts as soon as the snow melts. Many a souped up vehicle, usually bright and shiny in colour with loads of added on parts and noises starts the migratory prowl. Up and down beach fronts, main drags and in front of malls, fast food places and other areas where the female of the species may congregate. The phalloom of this annual display of muscle can be heard each day and night for several weeks until school goes back in September.

Etymology: Phallic (relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power;the male organ of copulation) & Voom (sound a car motor makes when revving up)

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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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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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Testosteracket

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: test-oster-ackit

Sentence: In the spring, young human males, wanting to advertise their prowess and improve their chances of successfully attracting females, will compete for dominance with other males by creating the most impressive testosteracket with their hoopdies.

Etymology: testosterone (male hormone) racket (unpleasant noise)

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Boganvilla

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: boh-guhn-vee-yuh

Sentence: It was Spring and everything was blooming and booming, including the boganvilla, those townie-boy-racers with their staymen and pistols by their sides, showing off the power of their pedals.

Etymology: Playing on BOUGANVILLIA, the flowering plant native to the Southern climes. Combing BOGAN, a boy racer from Down Under + VILLA, Spanish for TOWN

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Moracketour

Created by: BoltonAlan

Pronunciation: More-rack-et-tour

Sentence: Spring must be in the air, the local boy racers have started their moracketour

Etymology: Moron - A stupid person; a dolt. Racket - A loud distressing noise. Tour - To travel from place to place, especially for pleasure.

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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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