or discothèque noun Etymology: French discothèque, from disque disk, record + -o- + -thèque (as in bibliothèque library) Date: 1954 disco 1

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  • discotheque — 1954 as a French word in English; nativized by 1965, from Fr. discothèque nightclub with recorded music for dancing, also record library, borrowed 1932 from It. discoteca record collection, record library, coined 1927 from disco phonograph record …   Etymology dictionary

  • discotheque —    , discothèque    (dis koh TEHK) [French] A nightclub or dance hall where music for dancing is provided from recordings, accompanied often by intricate lighting effects …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • discothèque — [dis′kə tek΄] n. [Fr < disque, disk, record (< L discus: see DISCUS) + (biblio)thèque, library < L bibliotheca: see BIBLIOTHECA] DISCO (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

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  • discotheque — /dis keuh tek , dis keuh tek /, n. a nightclub for dancing to live or recorded music and often featuring sophisticated sound systems, elaborate lighting, and other effects. Also, discothèque. Also called disco. [1950 55; < F discothèque. See DISC …   Universalium

  • discothèque — noun see discotheque …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discotheque — dis|co|theque [ˈdıskətek, ˌdıskəˈtek] n especially BrE [Date: 1900 2000; : French; Origin: discothèque, from disc record + thèque (as in bibliothèque library )] a ↑disco …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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