Verboticism: Handmesound

'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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Audiobnoxious

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: awd-ee-ob-NOCKS-yus

Sentence: Great Aunt Sadie knew her headphones were spewing unwanted sounds throughout the room and were interfering with other folks serenity but she maintained her audiobnoxious ways in spite of the intrusion.

Etymology: Blend of 'audio' (is an electrical or other representation of sound) and 'obnoxious' (odiously or disgustingly objectionable : highly offensive)

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Musicophony

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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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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: iPod + pollution

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COMMENTS:

good one - Nosila, 2010-01-23: 00:55:00

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Audioh

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: aw dee owe

Sentence: audioh is derived from the teenage phenomenon audiohmygod, but the music is older.

Etymology: audio, oh!

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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

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

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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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Audiochaff

metrohumanx

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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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.

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

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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Bangnamstyle

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bang nam style

Sentence: Adele was floored when her Grandma played her music so loudly on her headphones. Grandma also sang out loud and off key to whatever she gyrated to. Her current favourite was so loud, Adele called it her bangnam-style, as it would have broken most ear drums at that volume. Eh Sexy Deaf Lady!

Etymology: Bang (loud noise) & Gangnam-style (pop hit by Korean PSI’s song “Gangnam Style,” which mocks the consumerism of a rich Seoul suburb and features a horse-riding-style dance)

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DrWebsterIII clever ! - DrWebsterIII, 2012-11-07: 10:55:00

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