Verboticism: Cacophone

'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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Cacophone

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Pronunciation: kəˈkäfōn

Sentence: Harry is very happy with his newest cacophone. This is not the case for anybody else on the on the subway. Since he bought a new cellie that can store and play music, everyone around him has had no choice but to suffer his obsession with the music of ABBA.

Etymology: cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds) + phone (a system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound, typically voices, over a distance using wire or radio)

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