Verboticism: Carboating

'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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Gleecocking

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: glee-kok-ing

Sentence: Not only had Jared passed his driver's license exam, but he celebrated it with his entire community by driving up and down his block gleecocking the latest FloRida album at 10:30 at night. Once my windows stop rattling, I'm gonna rip that oversized bass speaker out of his parent's hand-me-down Buick Sentry.

Etymology: Peacocking + glee

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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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Fellabluster

artr

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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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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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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Carcophony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kärkäfənē

Sentence: It's not that any one of them a major noise pollution offender but when classes let out at the high school, the carcophony of stereos shook the leaves off trees in a 3-block radius. The mixture of hip hop, rap, heavy metal, indie & country was enough to make squirrels to chew off their own ears.

Etymology: car (a road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine and able to carry a small number of people) + cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds)

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COMMENTS:

brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2009-03-24: 05:33:00

Love it! Poor squirrels! - wayoffcenter, 2009-03-24: 07:12:00

Good one. - kateinkorea, 2009-03-24: 11:08:00

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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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Carcophony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kärkäfənē

Sentence: When the high school held a car show they were ready to see some extreme cars. What they weren’t expecting was the accompanying carcophony. Much of the money raised at the event was used to replace the windows of the school cracked by the boosted sound systems.

Etymology: car (a road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine and able to carry a small number of people) + cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds)

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COMMENTS:

good one - galwaywegian, 2010-10-06: 11:55:00

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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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Maleuproarpropisms

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: male/up/ror/pro/prizms

Sentence: The mating call of the human species is often defined by maleuproarpropisms hurled at unsuspecting passersby who unfortunately have their hearing aids turned up.

Etymology: male + uproar + prop + malaproprism

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COMMENTS:

Wow! Super etymology, great blending, and funny too! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 10:26:00

Maliciously good word! - Nosila, 2009-03-24: 23:56:00

Very good word! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-01: 16:39:00

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