open mike
noun Date: 1978 an event in which amateurs may perform (as at a coffeehouse) usually without auditioning first

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  • Open mike — also refers to Open Mike with Mike Bullard, a Canadian comedy series, or an open mic gaffe An open mike or open mic is a live show where audience members may perform at the microphone. Usually, the performers sign up in advance for a time slot… …   Wikipedia

  • open-mike — open micˈ or open mikeˈ adjective Denoting an event, eg at a comedy club, at which members of the public are encouraged to perform • • • Main Entry: ↑open …   Useful english dictionary

  • open mike — n [U] AmE a time when anyone is allowed to tell jokes, sing etc in a bar or club …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • open mike — noun singular an occasion in a place such as a bar or club when anyone can go on stage and sing, tell jokes, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • open mike — noun Etymology: mike (IV) (microphone) : a period of time when amateur singers or comics may perform (as at a nightclub) usually without auditioning first * * * noun, pl ⋯ mikes [count] : an event in which anyone may use a microphone to sing,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Open Mike — Dieser Artikel erläutert den Begriff Offenes Mikro, der Literaturpreis Open Mike wird unter Literaturwerkstatt Berlin erläutert. Der Begriff Offenes Mikro (auch Offenes Mikrofon, englisch Open Mic) bezeichnet eine Veranstaltung, zu der sich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • open mike — noun (U) AmE a time when anyone is allowed to tell jokes, sing etc in a bar or nightclub …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • open mike — UK / US noun [singular] an occasion in a place such as a bar or club when anyone can go on stage and sing, tell jokes etc …   English dictionary

  • Open Mike with Mike Bullard — Genre Comedy Written by Mike Bullard Sean Tweedley Presented by Mike Bullard Country of origin Canada …   Wikipedia

  • Mike and Mike in the Morning — Format Sports talk Starring Mike Greenberg Mike Golic …   Wikipedia

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