Definition of earworm in English:

earworm

Line breaks: ear|worm
Pronunciation: /ˈɪəwəːm
 
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noun

  • A catchy song or tune that runs continually through someone’s mind.
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    • For your listening pleasure, we present our all-time favorite Christmas earworm, "Last Christmas" by Wham!
    • The conversation soon settled upon my earworm of the week: Tony Christie's newly re-released (Is This The Way To) Amarillo.
    • And earworm attacks were more frequent - and lasted longer - for musicians and music lovers.

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