acid house


noun

Chiefly British. a style of disco music marked by heavy bass and synthesizer rhythms, often associated with the taking of LSD and MDMA.

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Origin of acid house

First recorded in 1985–90
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British Dictionary definitions for acid house

Acid House

Acid


noun

a type of funk-based electronically edited disco music of the late 1980s, which has hypnotic sound effects and is associated with hippy culture and the use of the drug ecstasy

Word Origin for Acid House

C20: perhaps from acid (LSD) + House (music)
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