noun[mass noun] trademark
Recorded light background music played through speakers in public places.
- 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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