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Walkman

Line breaks: Walk|man
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːkmən
 
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Definition of Walkman in English:

noun (plural Walkmans or Walkmen)

trademark
A type of personal stereo.
Example sentences
  • The Walkman gave people their own music on the move for the first time, but they were limited by the number of songs a CD or tape could hold.
  • It pioneered the category when it introduced the original Walkman in 1979.
  • Yet ‘Hold My Hand,’ which sounds as if she recorded it on a Walkman, mesmerizes still.

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