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karaoke

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English

Etymology

From Japanese カラオケ (karaoke), from  (から, kara), empty) + オケ (オーケストラ, oke), orchestra).

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Noun

Singular
karaoke

Plural
-

karaoke (-)
  1. A form of entertainment popular in clubs, at parties, etc, in which individual members of the public sing along to pre-recorded instrumental versions of popular songs, the lyrics of which are displayed for the singer on a screen in time with the music

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Japanese

Noun

karaoke (hiragana からおけ, katakana カラオケ)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A jargon of a method preparing a recorded material for a music performer (a singer or instrument player) and play it back when the performer performs.
  2. A karaoke, a music playback machine which individuals sing a song along with a pre-recorded music for entertainment, and a recreation that uses the machine.

Spanish

Noun

karaoke m. (uncountable)

  1. karaoke
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) fellatio

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