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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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Contamusication

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /kəntæmju:zɪkəɪʃən/

Sentence: In nowadays world, contamusication is becoming more and more common.

Etymology: CONTAMUSICATION. n. From Contamination (the act or process of contaminating) + Music (vocal or instrumental sounds possessing a degree of melody, harmony, or rhythm)

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metrohumanx Good word. Very cerebral. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:32:00

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Nanodribble

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: nan-uh-drihb-uhl

Sentence: Ken's Johnny Cash nanodribble was so loud that the hiphopsters were groving to it twenty feet away.

Etymology: (ipod)nano + dribble

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Deaffluence

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: def/flu/ens

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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Audiast

Created by: WordKing77

Pronunciation:

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Moozeic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mooz ik

Sentence: It's my own fault, thought Melodie. Having no other clue what to buy her Granny who had everything, for Christmas, she gave her an IPod and showed her how to load up tunes into it. Granny loved it and used it all the time. Trouble was, she cranked it so loud, everyone for miles around could hear it, especially Melodie. It was so loud in fact she could not hear her own tunes. "Granny!", she shouted, "Your moozeic would not be so bad if your vulgar rap tunes did not drown out my classical composers. I can't Handel the racket anymore. You're now off my Liszt...unless you turn the volume Bach down!"

Etymology: Music (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner) & Ooze (to seep out; to leak)

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Audioh

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: aw dee owe

Sentence: audioh is derived from the teenage phenomenon audiohmygod, but the music is older.

Etymology: audio, oh!

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Apustics

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: a/pyu/stiks

Sentence: Heather will never forget the day Grandma volunteered to accompany her 8th grade class on the field trip. She had no idea. Had she known, she would have skipped school for sure. It was embarrassing enough that Grams brought her headphones and WALKMAN (!) for the bus ride, but her apustics were humiliating.

Etymology: Acoustic + P.U. (as in stinky musAK)

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metrohumanx It's a good thing the portable 8-track player was never invented. Poor Grams! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:28:00

Very nice - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-05: 01:42:00

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

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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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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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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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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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