Songs which feature words made up strictly for the purposes of the song.
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Made Up Words
Comments & Submittor Name
|Hall and Oates||Rockability||The girl got rockability.||Rockability isn't a real word. But I think in the song it's their way of saying she's cool, sexy or attractive I guess. - Edward|
|Tom Waits||Swordfishtrombone||swordfishtrombone||"He went and took up with a Salvation Army band girl|
Who played dirty water on a swordfishtrombone."
-- are the lyrics that have the title word in context. Neither the word nor its overall context in the song make its meaning very self-explanatory. I googled the word and tried to look up a definition, to make sure it wasn't a pre-existing word. I found nothing to suggest it to be anything other than the song's invention. It seems an obscure, not clearly definable term, just a juxtaposition of two dissimilar entities. - Natalie Lundgren
|Ethel Merman||It's De-Lovely||de-lovely||Lovely is a word but de-lovely isn't. - Old Man Edgar Winter|
|Massive Attack||Karmacoma||Karmacoma||In line of chorus: "Karmacoma, jamaica an' roma" - Farlow Maitland|
|PB&J Otter||Zip, Zap Zoop||Zoop||- Weast Weasel|
|Pat Boone||The Wang Dang Taffy-Apple Tango||wang dang||- Musiclover|
|Electric Light Orchestra||Don't Bring Me Down||Grooss||According to the liner notes of the ELO compilation Flashback and elsewhere, Lynne has explained that he was singing that made-up word "Grooss", which some have suggested sounds like the German expression "Gruß" (Gruss). After the song's release, so many people had misinterpreted the word as "Bruce" that Lynne actually began to sing the word as "Bruce" for fun at live shows. - Joey F.|
|Corky and the Juice Pigs||I'm the Only Gay Eskimo||Nukflukchukbuk||Well, me and Nukflukchukbuk, we both like blubber - Leopard Seal|
|Gwen Stefani||Hollaback Girl||hollaback||There's no such word. - Sheila Oh|
|(Hed) P.E.||Schpamb||Schpamb||- Rhonda Hindle|
|Gorillaz||Fire Coming Out of the Monkey's Head||castrophany||- soph|
|Cast of Book of Mormon||Hasa Diga Eebowai||Hasa Diga Eebowai||It's said in the musical to mean "f**k you, God", but Matt and Trey admit they just came up with a foreign-sounding phrase. - Amanda|
|Dr. John||Chickee Le Pas||Chickee Le Pas||Even by Dr. John standards this one's bizarro. - Amanda|
|Adam Sandler||The Hanukkah Song||tonicah, marijuanikah, wannakah||So drink your gin and tonicah|
And smoke your marijuanikah
If you really,really wannakah
Have a happy, happy, happy Hannukah
|Miles Davis||Boplicity||boplicity||- Yvette Bristle|
|The Bar-Kays||Sexomatic||sexomatic||- Yvette Bristle|
|The Bar-Kays||Holla If You Like That||holla||- Yvette Bristle|
|The Bar-Kays||Let's Git Bizzy||git, bizzy||- Yvette Bristle|
|The Bar-Kays||Whitehouseorgy||whitehouseorgy||- Yvette Bristle|
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