Verboticism: Shrillover

'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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Deaffluence

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: def/flu/ens

Sentence: Many subway passengers suffer from deaffluence as a result of being in the midst of other riders with faulty earbuds.

Etymology: deaf + effluence (polluted overflow)

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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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Offenade

Created by: paolamoncadaa

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:) - paolamoncadaa, 2018-01-24: 21:35:00

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Audiochaff

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: AW-DEE-OH-chaff

Sentence: In the hallway outside the library, Babs was listening to her personal audio device. Judging by the AUDIOCHAFF which slopped over, the sound levels inside her earbuds must have been deafening. The AUDIOCHAFF bore no resemblance to music, and even at a distance was more akin to the background radiation from outer space often heard on poorly tuned shortwave radios.

Etymology: AUDIO+CHAFF=AUDIOCHAFF.....AUDIO: of or relating to acoustic, mechanical, or electrical frequencies corresponding to normally audible sound waves; of, relating to, or utilizing recorded sound.....CHAFF: something comparatively worthless; Middle English chaf, from Old English ceaf; akin to Old High German cheva husk.

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metrohumanx http://www.ieee-virtual-museum.org/ - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 00:42:00

vmalcolm Ty! Your's ain't bad at all either =) - vmalcolm, 2008-09-04: 10:55:00

vmalcolm Yours!!!!! - vmalcolm, 2008-09-04: 10:55:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:33:00

From outer space ? Wasn't that Victor and Svetka presenting the "Happy Hour" on Radio Moscow in the 1960s. top word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:41:00

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Idin

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: EYE-din

Sentence: She had gone to the iGym to get away from the iHustle & iBustle or her iCity life. Instead she was iOverwhelmed by the iDin created by all the me-centric iGymrats.

Etymology: i (from iPod) + din (a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise)

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metrohumanx Powerful and inspired! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:34:00

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Hearplay

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈhɪɹple(ɪ)/

Sentence: Hearplay is not admissible evidence when deciding whether or not a song sucks.

Etymology: From hearsay + play

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Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-04: 17:50:00

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Audiobnoxious

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Audie-ob-nox-yus

Sentence: Mildred was careless about annoying her neighbors to the point of being totally audiobnoxious.

Etymology: Audio + obnoxious

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Moozeic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mooz ik

Sentence: It's my own fault, thought Melodie. Having no other clue what to buy her Granny who had everything, for Christmas, she gave her an IPod and showed her how to load up tunes into it. Granny loved it and used it all the time. Trouble was, she cranked it so loud, everyone for miles around could hear it, especially Melodie. It was so loud in fact she could not hear her own tunes. "Granny!", she shouted, "Your moozeic would not be so bad if your vulgar rap tunes did not drown out my classical composers. I can't Handel the racket anymore. You're now off my Liszt...unless you turn the volume Bach down!"

Etymology: Music (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner) & Ooze (to seep out; to leak)

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Earscapism

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: eer-scape-izm

Sentence: Because of the earscapism of her husband's crappy iPod headphones, she picked up the phone to call Bose.

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metrohumanx Good word...conjures up the image of an "earscape"- like an audio landscape. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-05: 11:35:00

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Audiast

Created by: WordKing77

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