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beatboxing

[ beet-bok-sing ]
/ ˈbitˌbɒk sɪŋ /
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noun
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.
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Origin of beatboxing

1985–90, Americanism;beatbox (verb) + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for beatboxing

beatboxing
/ (ˈbiːtˌbɒksɪŋ) /

noun
a form of hip-hop music in which the voice is used to simulate percussion instruments

Derived forms of beatboxing

beatboxer, noun
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