- a musical style or technique, especially in hip-hop, in which the sounds and rhythms of percussion instruments or a drum machine are simulated by using the mouth and voice: We heard some amazing beatboxing last night.
Origin of beatboxing
- to simulate the sounds and rhythms of percussion instruments or a drum machine by using the mouth and voice: Have you ever heard someone beatbox like that?
Origin of beatbox
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- a form of hip-hop music in which the voice is used to simulate percussion instruments
- informal a drum machine
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