ghetto blaster

ghetto blaster
AND (ghetto) box [“gedo blЈesta>- AND “gedo baks] n. a portable stereo radio. (Often carried on the shoulder, especially by blacks.)
Hey, turn own that ghetto blaster in here!
You can’t bring that box on this bus!

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  • ghetto blaster — UK [ˈɡetəʊ ˌblɑːstə(r)] / US [ˈɡetoʊ ˌblæstər] noun [countable] Word forms ghetto blaster : singular ghetto blaster plural ghetto blasters informal a radio or other piece of sound equipment that is large enough to play music very loudly, but… …   English dictionary

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