Verboticism: Carcophony

'I think I'm hearing the first sound of spring...'

DEFINITION: v. To drive around in your car with the widows down and stereo blaring. n. The sounds emanating from the suped-up vehicles driven by strutting human males as they participate their annual spring mating rituals.

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Boganvilla

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: boh-guhn-vee-yuh

Sentence: It was Spring and everything was blooming and booming, including the boganvilla, those townie-boy-racers with their staymen and pistols by their sides, showing off the power of their pedals.

Etymology: Playing on BOUGANVILLIA, the flowering plant native to the Southern climes. Combing BOGAN, a boy racer from Down Under + VILLA, Spanish for TOWN

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Moracketour

Created by: BoltonAlan

Pronunciation: More-rack-et-tour

Sentence: Spring must be in the air, the local boy racers have started their moracketour

Etymology: Moron - A stupid person; a dolt. Racket - A loud distressing noise. Tour - To travel from place to place, especially for pleasure.

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Swaggerride

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: swag-er-ryd

Sentence: Ace, whose real name was Alvin, wanted folks to think he was macho and virile though he felt very insecure about his looks and his size, so his way of presenting himself as a somebody was to tool around town in his very expensive swaggerride, a fast, loud and flashy sports car with a massive and very loud stereo system.

Etymology: blend of 'swagger' (To walk or conduct oneself with an insolent or arrogant air; strut) and 'ride', a slang term for an automobile

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COMMENTS:

poor Alvin....good word! - mweinmann, 2009-03-24: 08:32:00

Admire your very perceptive and insightful observations, Mustang. So true! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 10:23:00

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Carcophony

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kar ka fony

Sentence: On Main Street on a warm spirng's night, all we ever hear is the carcophony of young males, roaming around in their souped up cars, looking for girls and/or trouble...

Etymology: Car (vehicle,auto) & Cacophony (a loud harsh or strident noise)

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle Ha ha! love it! this needs to be a real word! - libertybelle, 2012-03-05: 10:23:00

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Maleuproarpropisms

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: male/up/ror/pro/prizms

Sentence: The mating call of the human species is often defined by maleuproarpropisms hurled at unsuspecting passersby who unfortunately have their hearing aids turned up.

Etymology: male + uproar + prop + malaproprism

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COMMENTS:

Wow! Super etymology, great blending, and funny too! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 10:26:00

Maliciously good word! - Nosila, 2009-03-24: 23:56:00

Very good word! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-01: 16:39:00

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Phalloom

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fal loom

Sentence: The annual spring mating ritual of the young male human starts as soon as the snow melts. Many a souped up vehicle, usually bright and shiny in colour with loads of added on parts and noises starts the migratory prowl. Up and down beach fronts, main drags and in front of malls, fast food places and other areas where the female of the species may congregate. The phalloom of this annual display of muscle can be heard each day and night for several weeks until school goes back in September.

Etymology: Phallic (relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power;the male organ of copulation) & Voom (sound a car motor makes when revving up)

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Testosteracket

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: test-oster-ackit

Sentence: In the spring, young human males, wanting to advertise their prowess and improve their chances of successfully attracting females, will compete for dominance with other males by creating the most impressive testosteracket with their hoopdies.

Etymology: testosterone (male hormone) racket (unpleasant noise)

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Gleecocking

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: glee-kok-ing

Sentence: Not only had Jared passed his driver's license exam, but he celebrated it with his entire community by driving up and down his block gleecocking the latest FloRida album at 10:30 at night. Once my windows stop rattling, I'm gonna rip that oversized bass speaker out of his parent's hand-me-down Buick Sentry.

Etymology: Peacocking + glee

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Testostemonium

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: tes-toss-teh-moan-i-um

Sentence: Every spring young dudes are gripped by the pangs of testostemonium, exhibited by driving 50 mph in a school zone, blaring teenage angst music until their speakers blow up, and acting out "Rebel Without a Cause." They do this because testostemonium convinces them that this attention seeking behavior actually impresses potential mates. In reality this behavior does nothing to increase their desirability to the opposite sex and actually has the counter effect of impressing other single males who want to sit in front of a television and drink beer.

Etymology: testosterone: male sex hormone responsible for male characteristics + pandemonium: very noisy place; a wild, chaotic, noisy uproar; the abode of demons

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COMMENTS:

nice - galwaywegian, 2010-10-06: 11:54:00

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Fellabluster

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fel-uh-bluhs-ter

Sentence: It's the same every spring. Just as the weather turn nice enough to spend more time outdoors the air is filled with fellabluster emanating from their rice rockets. The tuners are working overtime.

Etymology: fella (fellow-a man or boy) + bluster (to be loud, noisy, or swaggering) a play on filibuster

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