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acid house

Syllabification: ac·id house

Definition of acid house in English:

noun

A kind of popular synthesized dance music with a fast repetitive beat, popular in the 1980s and associated with the taking of drugs such as Ecstasy.
Example sentences
  • The gender-bending pop star was promoting a new album; was singing the praises of acid-house music; and, having kicked the drug habit, was completely open about his sexuality.
  • This is apparent on the string of flaccid acid-house tracks that make up the middle portion of the disc.
  • Dance fans fed up with overcrowded clubs and overpriced DJs are returning to the days of acid-house parties.

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