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open mike

noun
1.
  1. a session in a pub or club where members of the public are invited to perform comedy or to sing
  2. (as modifier): an open-mike slot for young hopefuls
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Historical Examples
  • There was just the crackle of an open mike and the sound of breathing.

    Sense of Obligation Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
  • There was only the crackle of an open mike and the sound of breathing.

    Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
Contemporary definitions for open mike
noun

a session in a nightclub or other entertainment venue in which audience members may sing or perform at the microphone

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