Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


A shortening of "ghetto blaster," a very large radio or boombox that is usually positioned on one's shoulder. There are so many kids in the neighborhood with blasters that I can barely hear myself think!

ghetto blaster

slang A boombox; a large portable radio. Back in the 80s, the embodiment of the New York hip hop scene was the image of someone walking down the street with a ghetto blaster on their shoulder.
See also: blaster, ghetto

(ghetto) blaster

and (ghetto) box (ˈgɛdo blæstɚ and ˈgɛdo bɑks)
n. a huge portable stereo, often carried on the shoulder. (Associated with blacks.) Hey, turn down that ghetto blaster in here!
See also: blaster, ghetto


References in periodicals archive ?
What we've done is embedded the Raster Blaster Pro software directly into the interface hardware," explained Piestrak.
The last leg of the competition saw Blaster and seven other instrumentalists being grouped into two bands and battling it out with the pieces of music assigned to them.
The Miracle Blaster by far is the only #holistic #health #machine, or the only #health #machine in the world that consists of all 8 or 10 highly crucial #health innovations.
The Miracle Blaster currently consists of the following machine/technologies:.
Creative Sound Blaster FRee - Compact yet Feature- Packed
VDI Blaster is available from Devon IT and is orderable from Lenovo.
VDI Blaster can be managed by Devon IT Echo a universal thin client management software platform.
New this year is the Vortex Revonix360 Blaster ($39.
The Sound Blaster Tactic3D Fury gaming headset features breathable foam ear cups for extreme comfort and elimination of fatigue for long gaming sessions.
The Fisher-Price Turbo Fill Blasters revolutionise water play with a unique easy fill base.
The AccuFlo blaster is a micro-abrasive blaster that deburrs, cleans, and textures small parts.
He's invented the "Butter Blaster," a device that evenly disperses butter throughout an entire bucket of concession-stand popcorn.