Origin of karaoke
Examples from the Web for karaoke
The amenities include a fitness room, a sauna, a beauty parlor, and a karaoke setup.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We chatted with Samberg about all of that, bad wedding toasts, Billy Joel karaoke, and more.
Hong Kong music is based on karaoke music, meaning simple beats, simple lyrics, enjoyable.
Some started out as karaoke bar hostesses like Mei, or worked in massage parlors.China’s Concubine Culture Lives On in Mistress Villages|Brendon Hong|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They met at a karaoke outing, and he took her out to a candlelit Italian dinner on their first date.
British Dictionary definitions for karaoke
- an entertainment of Japanese origin in which people take it in turns to sing well-known songs over a prerecorded backing tape
- (as modifier)a karaoke bar
Word Origin for karaoke
Word Origin and History for karaoke
1979, Japanese, from kara "empty" + oke "orchestra," shortened form of okesutora, which is a Japanization of English orchestra.