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boom box

noun
1.
a large, powerful portable radio and often CD or cassette player.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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boom box

noun phrase

(also boom) A loud stereo cassette player: Violators risk confiscation of their boom boxes (1980s+)

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ghetto box


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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