Definition of muzak in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmjuːzak


[mass noun] trademark
  • Recorded light background music played through speakers in public places.
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    • And apart from faint background muzak, it is awfully quiet, for the other diners don't say much to each other.
    • Meanwhile, in the background, muzak piped out across the labour suite.
    • I was standing in the supermarket aisle today, and as usual I became aware of the muzak: it wasn't muzak.


1930s: alteration of music.

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