a coin-operated phonograph, typically in a gaudy, illuminated cabinet, having a variety of records that can be selected by push button.
- Also called juke.
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How to use jukebox in a sentence
The other has a jukebox, and the evening’s soundtrack is purely dependent on the whims of the patrons.What’s the Song of the Summer for 2021? Here Are Our Predictions | Kat Moon | June 23, 2021 | Time
Yet on Tehran’s sidewalks, you’ll still hear her songs blaring from phones that double as jukeboxes as neighbors chat in the evening.
At the moment, the longed-for celestial jukebox — sometimes called a Spotify for news, or a Netflix for news — doesn’t exist.The Subscribd dilemma: Premium news bundles a ways off | Max Willens | May 7, 2021 | Digiday
A jukebox was smashed in one business and the money removed from it.America’s first post-World War II race riot led to the near-lynching of Thurgood Marshall | Chris Lamb | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Pizza Hut ripped out its jukeboxes, changed its logo, went off to the fast-food wars, and ain’t been the same since.Fast-Food Buffets Are a Thing of the Past. Some Doubt They Ever Even Existed. | MM Carrigan | September 29, 2020 | Eater
As a music fan, it was very exciting to finally have access to something close to a celestial jukebox—all music, instantly.15 Years After Napster: How the Music Service Changed the Industry | Alex Suskind | June 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The jukebox plays a medley of sixties tunes, an apt and agreeable feature.All Hail Richard Hamilton, the Father of British Pop Art | Chloë Ashby | February 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He made suggestions to the manager of the drive-in burger restaurant about what should be on the jukebox.
A DIY-looking jukebox that plays obscure J.Lo and Eastern-Euro pop songs in turn.Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia | Jeff Campagna | January 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Think of the way a song seems to jump out of a car radio or a jukebox, and then add the high fidelity of a good sound system.Classic Miles Davis Recordings Reveal New Beauty in Their Classic Mono Format | Malcolm Jones | December 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thoughtfully sipping my beer I heard him dial and report a jukebox out of order.
While Harry was drawing the beer I walked string straight to the jukebox, clicked in a quarter, and stalked back to the barstool.
I told her the jukebox and the television set were out of commission and there'd be no noise she didn't make herself.
At Art's that night I listened with envy to the words that were used over the telephone when the jukebox gave up its ghost.
He pushed in through the outer and inner doors, and he heard the burst of music from the jukebox.The Man Who Hated Mars | Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for jukebox
a coin-operated machine, usually found in pubs, clubs, etc, that contains records, CDs, or videos, which are played when selected by a customer
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