Verboticism: Soundeflect

'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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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: Soundeflect

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