Origin of discotheque
Related Words for discothequebistro, bar, restaurant, tavern, disco, joint, saloon, cabaret, discotheque, speakeasy, theatre, hideaway, dive, casino, spot, roadhouse, honky-tonk, nitery, club, nightclub
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Contemporary Examples of discotheque
Then panic set in as flames rapidly engulfed the ceiling and filled the discotheque with black smoke.Arrests Made in Brazilian Nightclub Inferno
January 28, 2013
Word Origin for discotheque
1954 as a French word in English; nativized by 1965, from French discothèque "nightclub with recorded music for dancing," also "record library," borrowed 1932 from Italian discoteca "record collection, record library," coined 1927 from disco "phonograph record" + -teca "collection," probably on model of biblioteca "library."