boom box

noun
a large, powerful portable radio and often CD or cassette player.

Origin:
1980–85

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boom box definition


  1. n.
    a portable stereo radio. (See also box, thunderbox.) : Turn down that damn boom box, or I'll kick it in.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
The remote's dock can be connected to a stereo input of your audio receiver or
  boom box.
Teams of workers sing along with a straining boom box.
He could pull behind it a trailer which is a boom box on wheels, and of course
  it would literally bounce with low frequency sound.
The table would be for the boom box and the computer.
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