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personal stereo Syllabification: per·son·al ster·e·o

Definition of personal stereo in English:

noun

A small portable electronic device for playing music, 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.

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