singing popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)
A form of entertainment popular in clubs, at parties, etc, in which individual members of the public sing along to pre-recorded instrumental versions of popular songs, the lyrics of which are displayed for the singer on a screen in time with the music
Origin: From カラオケ, from 空 + オケ , abbreviation of オーケストラ, from English orchestra.
Karaoke is a form of interactive entertainment or video game in which amateur singers sing along with recorded music using a microphone and public address system. The music is typically a well-known pop song minus the lead vocal. Lyrics are usually displayed on a video screen, along with a moving symbol, changing color, or music video images, to guide the singer. In some countries, a karaoke box is called a KTV. It is also a term used by recording engineers translated as "empty track" meaning there is no vocal track.
The numerical value of karaoke in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of karaoke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He likes to sing karaoke and embarrass Matt and I every chance he can get.
Corden has made the ‘Late Late Show’ his own, he’s completely reinvented the format with inventive games, his singing and dancing, and of course his Carpool Karaoke series -- and then there’s that infectious laugh. It's impossible to resist.
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- كاراوكه, كراوكيArabic
- karaokeCatalan, Valencian
- کارائوکی, کارائوکهPersian
- 가라오케, 노래방Korean
- караоке, karaokeSerbo-Croatian
- கரோக்கி, வெற்றிசைப்பாடல்Tamil
- karaoke, caraôkêVietnamese
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