beatbox

or beat-box

[beet-boks]
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noun

verb (used without object)

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

An Americanism dating back to 1975–80; beat + box1
Related formsbeat·box·er, noun
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beatbox

noun

informal a drum machine
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