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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
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Credence has already been BBC ATLs Track Of The Day, received much national radio airplay alongside the main title track ghettoblaster. Both tracks have gained massive support from various well know DJs like The Flash Brothers, Eddy Temple Morris, Robbie Rivera and major radio play on stations such as XFM, 2FM, BBC Radio and more.
Filming began beside Buchanan Street subway station, where Nikitta and Levis walk by a little boy holding a ghettoblaster.
It came from the Scottish lass who flew into a rage and stomped off with her ghettoblaster after Cowell's acid tongue sliced her in two.
Well, it's nothing new.We know a travel agent who opens a can of lager, wafts it under the noses of the customers, turns a ghettoblaster up full volume and whacks them on the head with a brochure.That's Faliraki, he says.
Stand it in front of a ghettoblaster and who's to say it isn't Mariah Carey?
"I created the character of Fr Fintan with the hairy hands and ghettoblaster and young people loved him.
Six years ago, under Freddie Flintoff's captaincy, injury-hit England levelled the series with a memorable 212-run win against India in Mumbai after being fired up by a lunchtime hoe-down around the dressing room ghettoblaster.
Resident Eric Pemperton, 67, said: 'I thought it was a ghettoblaster in one of the other flats.
At the heart of the canary yellow and black sound machine is a 600-watt ghettoblaster. The specialist installation involved a barrage of high-power amplifers being housed alongside a multimedia, radio, CD and DVD arsenal in the dashboard.
He showed the clip of the woman talking on the phone and then out came someone on a ghettoblaster and then someone with an i-Pad.
The SounDisc is the perfect application for a PC, ghettoblaster or portable telly.
He responded by turning his ghettoblaster up to 11 and playing AC/DC's Highway To Hell on repeat.
Later a ghettoblaster provides the music for dancing which can go on to the wee small hours before we all tumble into our wigwams and collapse after a long day in the open air.
When - on the rare occasions - we felt inclined to leave the beach or pool at Little Good Harbour we travelled like native Bajans on the reggae bus (because it's music all the way courtesy of the driver's ghettoblaster) for EUR1.50 (about 30p).
A dozen gangly youths of 16 and 17 bounce through the home dressing room door, mercifully silencing the offending ghettoblaster along the way.