ghetto blaster

ghetto blaster
noun Date: 1981 boom box

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ghetto blaster — n. [from their popularity with negro inner city (ghetto) youth] A portable casette or compact disk player, usually having an integrated radio receiver. It typically has two (stereophonic) speakers, and can be adjusted to play at a high sound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ghetto-blaster — ghetto blasters N COUNT A ghetto blaster is a large portable radio and cassette player with built in speakers, especially one that is played loudly in public by young people. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL] (in AM, use boom box) …   English dictionary

  • ghetto blaster — ghetto .blaster n informal a large radio and ↑tape recorder that can be carried around, and is often played very loudly in public places. This word is sometimes considered offensive in American English American Equivalent: boom box …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ghetto blaster — ► NOUN informal ▪ a large portable radio and cassette or CD player …   English terms dictionary

  • ghetto blaster — ☆ ghetto blaster n. Slang a large, powerful, portable radio and tape player: so called because of its popularity in inner city ghettos: a mildly offensive term …   English World dictionary

  • Ghetto-blaster — Le Ghetto Blaster est un lecteur de musique des années 70 80, connu pour sa taille démesurée et pour sa puissance de son conséquente. To blast signifiant rugir , exploser , foudroyer , le Ghetto Blaster a en effet vocation à émettre avec… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ghetto blaster — UK [ˈɡetəʊ ˌblɑːstə(r)] / US [ˈɡetoʊ ˌblæstər] noun [countable] Word forms ghetto blaster : singular ghetto blaster plural ghetto blasters informal a radio or other piece of sound equipment that is large enough to play music very loudly, but… …   English dictionary

  • ghetto blaster — noun a portable stereo • Syn: ↑boom box • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑stereo, ↑stereophony, ↑stereo system, ↑stereophonic system …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ghetto Blaster — Infobox VG| title = Ghetto Blaster caption = In game screenshot developer = Tony Gibson, Mark Harrison publisher = Virgin Games designer = Tony Gibson, Mark Harrison engine = released = 1985 genre = Arcade modes = ratings = platforms = C64 media …   Wikipedia

  • ghetto-blaster — /ˈgɛtoʊ blastə / (say getoh blahstuh) noun a large, powerful, portable stereo radio cassette or CD player. Also, ghetto blaster. {from their use originally by US street rap dancers, the black ghetto of New York seen as the environment of street… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ghetto blaster — AND (ghetto) box [“gedo blЈesta> AND “gedo baks] n. a portable stereo radio. (Often carried on the shoulder, especially by blacks.) □ Hey, turn own that ghetto blaster in here! □ You can’t bring that box on this bus! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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