(British also stuck record)
Definition of broken record in English:
Used, especially in similes, to refer to a person’s constant and annoying repetition of a particular statement or opinion: at the risk of sounding like a broken record, let me repeat: it will be difficult to do well without attending classes regularly
More example sentences
- They said the minister's endless announcements made him sound like 'a broken record'.
- At the risk of sounding like a broken record, look back into the history.
- The same gripes can be aired only so often before they start to sound like a broken record.
1940s: with reference to a scratched phonograph record that sticks at a particular point when played and constantly repeats the same passage.
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