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juke·box

 (jo͞ok′bŏks′)
n.
A money-operated machine that plays music, usually equipped with pushbuttons for the selection of particular recordings. See Note at juke1.

jukebox

(ˈdʒuːkˌbɒks)
n
a coin-operated machine, usually found in pubs, clubs, etc, that contains records, CDs, or videos, which are played when selected by a customer
[C20: from Gullah juke bawdy (as in juke house brothel) + box1]

juke•box

(ˈdʒukˌbɒks)

n.
a coin-operated phonograph, typically in an illuminated cabinet, having a variety of records that can be selected by push button.
[1935–40, Amer.; juke (joint) + box1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jukebox - a cabinet containing an automatic record playerjukebox - a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin
phonograph, record player - machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
Translations
Groschengrab
wurlitzer

jukebox

[ˈdʒuːkbɒks] Nmáquina f de discos, gramola ® f, rocanola f (LAm)

jukebox

[ˈdʒuːkbɒks] njuke-box m inv

jukebox

nJukebox f, → Musikbox f, → Musikautomat m; my favourite song is playing on the jukeboxdie Jukebox spielt mein Lieblingslied

jukebox

[ˈdʒuːkˌbɒks] njuke-box m inv
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