Definition of karaoke in English:

karaoke

Syllabification: kar·a·o·ke
Pronunciation: /ˌkarēˈōkē
 
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noun

A form of entertainment, offered typically by bars and clubs, in which people take turns singing popular songs into a microphone over prerecorded backing tracks.
More example sentences
  • I sang some new karaoke songs without anyone pressing the cancel button and we drank more.
  • That's because people are singing it in karaoke bars and things like that.
  • MEN are more romantic than women when it comes to singing love songs on karaoke nights.

Origin

1970s: from Japanese, literally 'empty orchestra'.

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