Verboticism: Gleecocking

'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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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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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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Testosteracket

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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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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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Freakquenchies

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: freek/kwench/eez

Sentence: The horrific sounds blasting from the car could only be described as freakquenchies.

Etymology: freak + quench + frequency

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Carcophony

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kar ka fony

Sentence: On Main Street on a warm spirng's night, all we ever hear is the carcophony of young males, roaming around in their souped up cars, looking for girls and/or trouble...

Etymology: Car (vehicle,auto) & Cacophony (a loud harsh or strident noise)

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle Ha ha! love it! this needs to be a real word! - libertybelle, 2012-03-05: 10:23:00

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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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Carcophony

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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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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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