Share this entry

personal stereo Line breaks: per|son¦al stereo

Definition of personal stereo in English:

noun

A small portable audio player, used with lightweight headphones.
Example sentences
  • A personal stereo with decent headphones can transform a walk or sunbathing session into a private, memorable musical experience.
  • Perhaps it's a device that can tune into other people's personal stereos, so she can listen in to their music.
  • There are people reading books and pretending to listen to personal stereos underneath placards at every corner now.

Definition of personal stereo in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day whippersnapper
Pronunciation: ˈwɪpəsnapə
noun
a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...