Verboticism: Earscapism

'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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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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Comments: Earscapism

metrohumanx - 2008-09-05: 11:35:00
Good word...conjures up the image of an "earscape"- like an audio landscape.