boombox

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boombox

A large, portable radio. The stereotypical image of hip hop in the '80s is a guy walking down the street with a huge boombox on his shoulder. I can't hear myself think, thanks to the kids blasting their boombox at the park.

boom box

n. a portable stereo radio. (see also box, thunderbox.) Turn down that damn boom box, or I’ll kick it in.
See also: boom, box
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Photos of the bash last November show inmates smoking, drinking and eating while posing with kegs of Heineken beer, boom-boxes, a flat screen TV and women.
What we found in New York was that low level criminals - the louts who write graffiti,drink on the streets, jump turnstiles,carry boom-boxes - are more often than not wanted criminals''.
Samsung is making the same move with its boom-boxes. Knox said prices of these products have suffered to point where leader units are selling at retail at almost the cost of materials.
Three new boom-boxes are due out for the second half of 1995.
Here, the only wafting rhythms are from the boom-boxes of passing black teenagers.