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open mike Line breaks: open mike
(also open mic)

Definition of open mike in English:


[often as modifier]
A session in a club where anyone is welcome to sing or perform stand-up comedy: if this was an open mike session she would be booed off stage
More example sentences
  • Any performers are welcome to share their skills at the open mike session - musicians, dancers, poets, puppeteers, raconteurs and actors.
  • The event will also include an open mike session and any Aboriginal performers are welcome to turn up and share their talents.
  • What we got was open mike night at the TSN Comedy Club.

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