Definition of cassingle in English:

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cassingle

Pronunciation: /kəˈsiNGɡəl/

noun

An audiocassette with a single piece of music, especially popular music, on each side.
Example sentences
  • Elsewhere in the sales data, it's confirmed that legal downloads are already the second biggest singles format there is - 150,000 were tracked by the BPI in January, outstripping vinyl, cassingles and DVD singles.
  • We've all got a few bad cassingles in the closet.
  • I made the switch from Dr. Demento to 90's alt-rock via a cassingle of ‘Come As You Are,’ followed shortly by a dub of the whole album.

Origin

1970s: blend of cassette and single.

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Syllabification: cas·sin·gle

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