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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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Dejaheard

Created by: frenchprof

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Audioruption

grondak

Created by: grondak

Pronunciation: aw-dee-oh-rup-shun

Sentence: I couldn't sleep on the plne because of the audioruption coming from the passenger next to me.

Etymology: "audio" related to hearing; "ruption" from "interruption" - to break into.

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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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Acoustencroach

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: uh - COOST - en - croach

Sentence: Felicia just got her ipod and knew little about it's use and she would constantly acoustencroach on anyone and everyone within 20 feet of her by having the volume turned up so high.

Etymology: Blend of 'acoustical' (Of or relating to sound, the sense of hearing, or the science of sound) and 'encroach' (to trespass upon the property, domain, or rights of another)

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metrohumanx Quite jolly! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:29:00

like it - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:34:00

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Idin

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: EYE-din

Sentence: She had gone to the iGym to get away from the iHustle & iBustle or her iCity life. Instead she was iOverwhelmed by the iDin created by all the me-centric iGymrats.

Etymology: i (from iPod) + din (a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise)

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metrohumanx Powerful and inspired! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-04: 09:34:00

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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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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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Incoustinence

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: in-coos-tin-ents

Sentence: The incoustinence of some people is appalling.

Etymology: incontinence+acoustic

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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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