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boom box

noun, Informal.
a large, powerful portable radio and often cassette or CD player.
Origin of boom box
First recorded in 1980-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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boom box

noun phrase

(also boom) A loud stereo cassette player: Violators risk confiscation of their boom boxes (1980s+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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