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'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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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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Rifflux

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: riff lucks

Sentence: The rifflux from his buds as she stood beside hin on the subway was irritating, but not nearly as bad as his crotch grabbing shrieks whenever he heard Jacko hit the high notes. she resolved to get up two hours earlier and walk to work in future.

Etymology: reflux (regurgitation), riff (riff).

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COMMENTS:

petaj I like it. - petaj, 2007-10-05: 05:10:00

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Icophony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: eye-kof-uh-nee

Sentence: The jack hammer complained to his boss that he couldn't hear the sound of his tool due to the icophony coming from his coworker's MP3 player.

Etymology: iPod (music player) + cacophony (harsh discordance of sound; dissonance)

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Dejaheard

Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation:

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Deaffluence

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: def/flu/ence

Sentence: Many subway passengers suffer from deaffluence as a result of being in the midst of other riders with faulty earbuds.

Etymology: deaf + effluence (polluted overflow)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Good word, Muzzy. "Earbuds" always sounded like a genetic defect to me. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:31:00

I know the feeling. Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:43:00

Great! - TJayzz, 2008-09-05: 04:55:00

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Audiocreep

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: aw - dee - ooo - kreep

Sentence: Tonya felt that she was suffering from audiocreep. Because her dad was losing his hearing, she could not escape his television, music or computer as he increasingly amplified everything around him.

Etymology: audio, creep (grow or spread)

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Abusical

Created by: kearstin

Pronunciation: ah-byoo-zi-kuhl

Sentence: Sharon was hard of hearing which made her abusical compositions (particularly those featuring Liberace) a little too much for a Monday morning. Kinder folks were worried it might cause an earruption. But frankly I didn't care.

Etymology: abuse+musical

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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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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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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 - Nosila, 2010-01-23: 00:55:00

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Exudio

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: egz-OO-dio

Sentence: Waiting at the bus stop with no portable music device, I laughed at the exudio from my fellow travellers. Cyndi Lauper's True Colors mingled with "all the leaves are brown and the sky is grey" and a dash of James Brown.

Etymology: exude -- leak out + audio -- sound

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-04: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Pseudonym. Thank you Pseudonym! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-22: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by Pseudonym. Thank you Pseudonym. ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-11-07: 14:49:00
SILIAR TASTES, BUT YOU ROCKED IT

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