juke joint
noun Date: 1937 a small inexpensive establishment for eating, drinking, or dancing to the music of a jukebox or a live band

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  • Juke Joint — Juke Joint. Ein Juke Joint, bisweilen auch Jook Joint geschrieben, Kurzform Juke, war im ländlichen Südosten der USA eine einfache Kneipe für Afro Amerikaner, in der Alkohol, Tanzmusik und Speisen, zum Teil auch Glücksspiel und Prostitution… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • juke joint — juke′ joint n. an establishment where one can eat, drink, and usu. dance to music provided by a jukebox • Etymology: 1935–40, amer.; juke brothel, roadhouse, Gullah jug disorderly …   From formal English to slang

  • juke-joint — jukeˈ joint noun A place for dancing and drinking • • • Main Entry: ↑juke …   Useful english dictionary

  • juke joint — ☆ juke joint n. Slang a small, inexpensive tavern or roadhouse with a JUKEBOX (sense 1) playing music for dancing …   English World dictionary

  • juke joint — noun a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox • Syn: ↑juke, ↑jook, ↑jook joint, ↑juke house, ↑jook house • Hypernyms: ↑joint * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juke joint — Un Juke Joint de la época. Una …   Wikipedia Español

  • juke joint — an establishment where one can eat, drink, and, usually, dance to music provided by a jukebox. Also, jook joint. Also called jook. [1935 40; see JUKE HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • juke joint — noun an informal drinking establishment featuring blues music and dancing; primarily operated by African American people in the southeastern United States …   Wiktionary

  • juke joint — Synonyms and related words: amusement park, ballroom, cabaret, cafe chantant, cafe dansant, casino, dance floor, dance hall, dancing pavilion, entertainment industry, fun fair, night spot, nightclub, nitery, resort, roadhouse, show biz, show… …   Moby Thesaurus

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