Verboticism: Hearplay

'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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Podlution

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pod/loo/shuhn

Sentence: The podlution emanating from fifty different passengers on the subway this morning was not only deafening, but also migraine irritating.

Etymology: PODLUTION - noun - from iPOD + POLLUTION

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COMMENTS:

brilliant1 - galwaywegian, 2008-09-04: 06:11:00

great word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:35:00

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Nanodribble

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: nan-uh-drihb-uhl

Sentence: Ken's Johnny Cash nanodribble was so loud that the hiphopsters were groving to it twenty feet away.

Etymology: (ipod)nano + dribble

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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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Budseepage

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: bud-seep-ij

Sentence: I was devastated to hear my doctor's diagnosis. I had incurable deafness due to years of passive listening brought on by the massive increase in budseepage associated with mp3 players.

Etymology: earbud + seepage

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COMMENTS:

Thought you would have been more devastated not to hear the diagnosis (heehee.sorry) - galwaywegian, 2007-10-04: 04:07:00

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Cacophone

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kəˈkäfōn

Sentence: Harry is very happy with his newest cacophone. This is not the case for anybody else on the on the subway. Since he bought a new cellie that can store and play music, everyone around him has had no choice but to suffer his obsession with the music of ABBA.

Etymology: cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds) + phone (a system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound, typically voices, over a distance using wire or radio)

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Rocophony

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: (räk ˈkäfənē) rok 'kafinee

Sentence: There is nothing more irritating to me on an early morning commute to work, than hearing the rocaphany of music from a fellow straphanger's headphones over my own!

Etymology: "rock" from loud rock music + cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds: a cacophony of deafening alarm bells

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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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Jamscram

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: 1.jam-skram 2.esk-i-POD-ik

Sentence: Jamscram wasn't part of gran's plan. So when her skiffle went skedaddle, and her euterpia became escipodic, gran knew that, for her, things had become too popacetic.----PS. Also, perhaps gran's chewing gum had lost it's flavour on the bed post overnight!

Etymology: Jam: tune,song, music (slang); jam: to block, scramble or distort radio waves scram to escape. Skiffle:frenetic music style; Skeddaddle:scamper, leave; Euterpia (muse of music) Escipodic:escape&ipod; Popacetic:pop vinegary: sour. (loosely on copacetic)

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Shrillover

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: SHRILL-oh-vurr

Sentence: The shrillover from Susan's iPod playing Rick Astley's 'Never Gonna Give You Up' was so loud that Anna gave up and left the room in a huff.

Etymology: shrill (high-pitched, piercing) + spillover (excess amount)

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Audiocreep

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: aw - dee - ooo - kreep

Sentence: Tonya felt that she was suffering from audiocreep. Because her dad was losing his hearing, she could not escape his television, music or computer as he increasingly amplified everything around him.

Etymology: audio, creep (grow or spread)

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