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Rockupied

adjective Describes a state of being.; blending and clipping The term is composed by blending the clipping "rock" from "rock and roll" with the word "occupied".
"Rockupied" is the state of having your time being occupied entirely by rock and roll music. The term is typically used to describe the person performing the music, but could also be used to refer to somebody intensely listening to rock music. Rockupied is an adjective formed by clipping the phrase "rock and roll" to just "rock" and blending that term with the adjective "occupied" based upon the common "k" sound.
 
"Sorry I missed your call last night, I was rockupied at my concert."
Etymology : The noun "rock and roll" is from 1952 in reference to popular music of the time. "Rock and roll" comes from the 1948 verb "rock" meaning "to dance to popular music with a strong beat," which is a metaphor for the dance motion that is swaying and jerky from the real meaning of "rock" which is from the Old English word "roccian". Also composing the term, the adjective "occupied" is from the 15th century and is the past participle of the verb "occupy" which is directly from the Latin verb "occupare" which means "to possess or occupy" "Occupare" comes from the prefix "ob" meaning "over" + intensive form of "capere" meaning "to grasp, seize".
Source : How I Met Your Mother. November 23rd 2013.
Last modified: 24 November 2013


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