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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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Phonicbreak

Created by: callabizzle

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Icophony

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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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

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Grandaudio

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: grand-ah-dee-oh

Sentence: Here she goes again...getting grandaudio with her iPod! "Hey, Grandma you're walking into the path of a bus!"

Etymology: Grand- Taken in part from 'Grand'mother and also as in impressive in size, appearance, or general effect. Such as a grand/big sound. Audio- Of, pertaining to, or employed in the transmission, reception, or reproduction of sound.

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Audiobnoxious

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: awd-ee-ob-NOCKS-yus

Sentence: Great Aunt Sadie knew her headphones were spewing unwanted sounds throughout the room and were interfering with other folks serenity but she maintained her audiobnoxious ways in spite of the intrusion.

Etymology: Blend of 'audio' (is an electrical or other representation of sound) and 'obnoxious' (odiously or disgustingly objectionable : highly offensive)

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Soundeflect

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Sow-nd-ee-flekt

Sentence: When Sarah listened to her heavy metal through her earphones her mum was still able to here it due to the soundeflect, being more into classical music herself, this would drive her so mad that she had to resort to wearing earplugs.

Etymology: Sound(vibrations which travel through the air and are sensed by the ear) + Deflect(turn aside from a straight course or intended purpose) ORIGIN Latin eflectere from flectere 'to bend' = Soundeflect

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great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-04: 12:35:00

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Hisshop

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Hiss-hop

Sentence: In an attempt to signal her disquiet, Sally peered over the top of her book and stared directly over to the nodding girl on the opposite side of the carriage. The hisshop emanating from there was causing Sally to imagine herself breaking off the arm of her seat and bludgeoning the bitch to a pulp, all to the rapturous sound of applause from the rest of the passengers.

Etymology: Hiss - a sound like the letter 's'; a noisy leak. Hop - to jump from place to place

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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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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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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
SIMILAR