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acid house

Chiefly British. a style of disco music marked by heavy bass and synthesizer rhythms, often associated with the taking of LSD and MDMA.
Origin of acid house
1985-90 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for acid house

Acid House

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
Word Origin
C20: perhaps from acid (LSD) + House (music)
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Contemporary definitions for acid house

a type of dance music with a driving tempo and synthesized sounds

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