boom box


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boom box

n. Informal
A portable audio system with speakers capable of producing loud sound.

boom′ box`

or boom′box`,


n.
a large, powerful portable radio and often CD or cassette player.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boom box - a portable stereoboom box - a portable stereo      
stereo, stereo system, stereophonic system, stereophony - reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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THANKFULLY, the world has come a long way since the good old cassette boom box.
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The new DAB CD Boom Box from Morphy Richards has all the benefits of a sound system plus portability.
With this exuberant boyfest, Sameshima acknowledges that, ever since Mike Kelley put two stuffed animals on a dinky afghan with a boom box droning theory in his 1991 "Dialogue" series, theory has often looked down-home and craft has become a sign of self-consciousness.
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