Verboticism: Dejaheard

'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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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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Sharewaves

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: shair/wayves

Sentence: On cool, rainy and misty evenings from her balconey in the city, it was no longer the click- click-click of stilettos, nor the squish-squish-squish of Hushed Puppies Bronwyn heard...No, rising up from below was the endless cacophony of sharewaves emanating from the heads of passersby below.

Etymology: Share + Wave, a play on airwaves

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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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COMMENTS:

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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Audiast

Created by: WordKing77

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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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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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good one!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-04: 11:20:00

Very good! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-04: 17:49:00

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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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Escapera

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: es kay pera

Sentence: When Grandma played her classical music, we could hear the escapera coming from her headphones. We got to know her play Liszt well. Even when we tried Haydn her machine, she would always get it Bach in the Mozartful manner. Even after she passed on, we could see her ghost,wearing her Strauss jeans with her love Handels showing, a sweater that was starting to unRavel and Tosca perfume, she was Offenbach in the garden decomposing.

Etymology: Escape & Opera

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Idin

artr

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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