Ear-worm



[eer-wurm] /ˈɪərˌwɜrm/

noun
1.
.
[eer-wurm] /ˈɪərˌwɜrm/ Informal.
noun
1.
a tune or part of a song that repeats in one’s mind.
verb (used with object)
2.
to work (itself or its way) into a person’s mind:
The Pepsi jingles have earwormed their way into my head.
/ˈɪəˌwɜːm/
noun
1.
(informal) an irritatingly catchy tune
noun

See earworm
noun

a song or tune that gets stuck in one’s mind and repeats as if on a tape; also written ear-worm , ear worm ; also called cognitive itch , sticky tune
Examples

The song played in the grocery store became an earworm for her.
Word Origin

German ohrwurm

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