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ghetto blaster

n. Offensive Slang
A boom box.

ghetto blaster

(Electronics) informal a large portable cassette recorder or CD player with built-in speakers


1. a container, case, or receptacle, usu. rectangular, and often with a lid or cover.
2. the quantity contained in a box.
3. Chiefly Brit. a gift in a box.
4. a compartment for the accommodation of a small number of people, as in a theater.
5. a small enclosure in a courtroom for witnesses or the jury.
6. a small shelter: a sentry's box.
7. Brit.
a. a small house or cottage, as for use while hunting: a shooting box.
b. a telephone booth.
8. sc box stall.
9. the box, television.
10. a part of a printed page containing material enclosed in a border, as an obituary or classified advertisement.
11. any enclosing, protective case or housing.
12. any of various spaces on a baseball diamond marking the playing positions of the pitcher, catcher, batter, or coaches.
13. Informal. boom box.
14. Slang. a coffin.
15. Vulgar Slang. the vagina or vulva.
16. the driver's seat on a coach.
17. the section of a wagon in which passengers or parcels are carried.
18. to put into a box.
19. to enclose or confine as if in a box (often fol. by in or up).
20. to furnish with a box.
21. to form into a box or the shape of a box.
22. to block so as to keep from passing or achieving a better position (often fol. by in).
23. to group together for consideration as one unit: to box bills in the legislature.
24. to enclose or conceal (a structure) as with boarding.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English, probably < Late Latin buxis, a reshaping of Latin pyxis; see pyx]
box′like`, adj.


1. a blow with the hand or fist: a box on the ear.
2. to strike with the hand or fist, esp. on the ear.
3. to fight against (someone) in a boxing match.
4. to participate in a boxing match; spar.
[1300–50; Middle English; of uncertain orig.]



1. any of various evergreen shrubs or small trees of the genus Buxus, esp. B. sempervirens, having shiny, elliptic, dark green leaves, used for ornamental borders and hedges and yielding a hard, durable wood.
2. any of various other shrubs or trees, esp. species of eucalyptus.
[before 950; Middle English, Old English < Latin buxus boxwood < Greek]


v.t. Idioms:
box the compass,
a. to recite the points of the compass in a clockwise order.
b. to make a complete turn or reversal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ghetto blaster - a portable stereoghetto blaster - 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

ghetto blaster

n (inf)G(h)ettoblaster m (inf), → großes Kofferradio

ghetto blaster

nmaxistereo portatile
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The comfortable well-equipped accommodation offers all the trappings of modern day life even if it seemed outright bad manners to turn on the ghetto blaster to drown out the birdsong and sound of trees rustling.
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He was like "Shut up, one for the Ghetto Blaster Grind?
Unsuspecting shoppers on Harborne High Street were suddenly confronted with enthusiastic Labour activists bearing balloons and pinning stickers on babies, as the strains of their election anthem, Lifted, by the Lighthouse Family, sounded from a ghetto blaster playing on what sounded like a continuous loop.
He has his own room with en-suite bathroom, colour TV, video, stereo and ghetto blaster.
If you accidentally stand beside a five- bar gate leading into one of their fields they come at you with a shotgun and a ghetto blaster playing the duelling banjos theme from Deliverance.
This is the first time the party has taken on the whole of the Custard Factory's warehouse area and it will feature the Deuce Ghetto Blaster DJ Sound Stage for the first time.
WANDER down Stockton High Street this week and you might bump into slippery slinkies, an oversized ghetto blaster, trampolining acrobats, hip hop dancers and break neck stiltwalking.
The MSKYO - or Momma Said Knock You Out -is a new roll-around sound system that pays homage to the ghetto blaster.