Verboticism: Deaffluence

'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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Audioruption

grondak

Created by: grondak

Pronunciation: aw-dee-oh-rup-shun

Sentence: I couldn't sleep on the plne because of the audioruption coming from the passenger next to me.

Etymology: "audio" related to hearing; "ruption" from "interruption" - to break into.

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Dejaheard

Created by: frenchprof

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Abusical

Created by: kearstin

Pronunciation: ah-byoo-zi-kuhl

Sentence: Sharon was hard of hearing which made her abusical compositions (particularly those featuring Liberace) a little too much for a Monday morning. Kinder folks were worried it might cause an earruption. But frankly I didn't care.

Etymology: abuse+musical

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Soundeflect

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Sow-nd-ee-flekt

Sentence: When Sarah listened to her heavy metal through her earphones her mum was still able to here it due to the soundeflect, being more into classical music herself, this would drive her so mad that she had to resort to wearing earplugs.

Etymology: Sound(vibrations which travel through the air and are sensed by the ear) + Deflect(turn aside from a straight course or intended purpose) ORIGIN Latin eflectere from flectere 'to bend' = Soundeflect

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:35:00

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Musicophony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: myoōzikäfənē

Sentence: Tom’s company tried to make peace with its workers by asking that they use earbuds or headphones when listening to their chosen form of entertainment. What they didn’t expect was the musicacophony that spilled from the various listening devices with maxed-out volumes.

Etymology: music (a sound perceived as pleasingly harmonious) + cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds)

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Chantrusia

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: shohn-TROO-shee-uh

Sentence: Compared to the chantrusia coming from her gran's ipod, the gratingly strepitious upstairs party was music to Roxie's ears.

Etymology: Blend of CHAN of chanson (song); CHANT; & TRUSI of intrusion and IA: state or condition.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Nice word. Regal overtones... - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:26:00

very melodic - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:34:00

Probably a bit to nice to fit the definition; GRUNTRUSIA may have been more apt. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:34:00

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Earjaculate

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: eer-JAK-u-layt

Sentence: Nancy sat on the subway wearing her ipod but not listening to it. She felt odd doing it that way, but throughout the train she could hear the earjaculate headmedowns of the other passengers. The way the podjamas merged into its own kind of earjam was more soothing to her than her own musical selections could have ever been. earjam: something you fill your ears with. podjamas: the barely audible sound of another person's ipod. headmedowns: second-hand music.

Etymology: ear + ejaculate (shooting out of)

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great words - porsche, 2007-10-04: 13:35:00

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Overpodulation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: oh-vur-pod-u-la-shun

Sentence: I liked the tune, but it just didn't sound crisp when heard via overpodulation.

Etymology: overpopulation, I-pod

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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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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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