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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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Earjaculate

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: eer-JAK-u-layt

Sentence: Nancy sat on the subway wearing her ipod but not listening to it. She felt odd doing it that way, but throughout the train she could hear the earjaculate headmedowns of the other passengers. The way the podjamas merged into its own kind of earjam was more soothing to her than her own musical selections could have ever been. earjam: something you fill your ears with. podjamas: the barely audible sound of another person's ipod. headmedowns: second-hand music.

Etymology: ear + ejaculate (shooting out of)

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COMMENTS:

great words - porsche, 2007-10-04: 13:35:00

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Shrillover

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: SHRILL-oh-vurr

Sentence: The shrillover from Susan's iPod playing Rick Astley's 'Never Gonna Give You Up' was so loud that Anna gave up and left the room in a huff.

Etymology: shrill (high-pitched, piercing) + spillover (excess amount)

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Rocophony

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: (räk ˈkäfənē) rok 'kafinee

Sentence: There is nothing more irritating to me on an early morning commute to work, than hearing the rocaphany of music from a fellow straphanger's headphones over my own!

Etymology: "rock" from loud rock music + cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds: a cacophony of deafening alarm bells

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Phonicbreak

Created by: callabizzle

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Overpodulation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: oh-vur-pod-u-la-shun

Sentence: I liked the tune, but it just didn't sound crisp when heard via overpodulation.

Etymology: overpopulation, I-pod

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Offenade

Created by: paolamoncadaa

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:) - paolamoncadaa, 2018-01-24: 21:35:00

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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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Handmesound

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: HAND-mee-sound

Sentence: Alex's understanding of what he called "popular music" came entirely from handmesound hip-hop he picked up on the bus.

Etymology: hand-me-down + sound

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Groovage

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: gruv-age

Sentence: Grandma got her groove on with the new iPod, but there was a lot of groovage because she didn't have her hearing aids in. So we all got down and got funky while she baked pies for the church supper.

Etymology: groove: a situation or activity that one enjoys, is especially well suited for or performs exceptionally well + groovy: pleasing, trendy, cool ( a colloquialism from the hippy era meaning very pleasing, wonderful) + age: length of life + leakage: act or instance of leaking

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Comments:

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

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-11-07: 14:51:00
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