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[wawk-muh n, -man]
  1. the proprietary name of a brand of portable audio player, especially a cassette player and radio, used with headphones.
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Origin of Walkman

First recorded in 1975–80
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Related Words for walkman

transmission, wireless, receiver, Walkman, telegraphy, radiotelegraphy, telephony, radiotelegraph, Marconi, radiotelephone, CB, radionics, shortwave, box, portable, transistor

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British Dictionary definitions for walkman


  1. trademark a small portable media player with light headphones
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