body mike

body mic

or body mike
n.
A small wireless microphone worn inconspicuously or hidden on the body, as by a performer or announcer, so as to allow freedom of movement.

bod′y mike`


n.
a small, wireless microphone worn inconspicuously, as by a performer.
[1970–75]
bod′y-mike`, v.t. -miked, -mik•ing.
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Director Tim Dang compensates for his subject's lack of heart by bombarding the audience with nonstop spectacle - songs by composer Nathan Wang and lyricist Aaron Coleman, most of them performed at the same breakneck speed and loud, loud, loud (thanks in part to body mikes that make every sigh and swallow rumble like a simmering volcano).
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