- a truck carrying a loudspeaker from which speeches, music, etc., are broadcast, as for advertising, campaigning, or the like.
Origin of sound truck
First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for sound truck
A sound-truck in a city, competing with all the traffic noises, will turn no more than fifteen watts of electricity into noise.Creatures of the Abyss
- US and Canadian a motor vehicle carrying a public address systemalso called (in Britain and certain other countries) loudspeaker van
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