acid house

acid house

noun
Chiefly British. a style of disco music marked by heavy bass and synthesizer rhythms, often associated with the taking of LSD and MDMA.

Origin:
1985–90

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Acid House or Acid
 
n
a type of funk-based electronically edited disco music of the late 1980s, which has hypnotic sound effects and is associated with hippy culture and the use of the drug ecstasy
 
[C20: perhaps from acid (LSD) + House (music)]
 
Acid or Acid
 
n
 
[C20: perhaps from acid (LSD) + House (music)]

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Main Entry:  acid house
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of dance music with a driving tempo and synthesized sounds
Usage:  associated with drug-taking
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