Definitions for nickelodeonˌnɪk əˈloʊ di ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nick•el•o•de•onˌnɪk əˈloʊ di ən(n.)

  1. an early jukebox that was operated by inserting nickels.

  2. an early motion-picture theater, orig. with an admission price of one nickel.

    Category: Showbiz

Origin of nickelodeon:

1885–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jukebox, nickelodeon(noun)

    a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin

Wiktionary

  1. Nickelodeon(Noun)

    A coin-operated player piano (often elaborated with percussion, banjos, bells, whistles, and other musical instruments and noise-makers.

  2. Nickelodeon(Noun)

    An American jukebox operated by nickels.

  3. Nickelodeon(Noun)

    A small neighborhood movie theater, popular in America in the early 20th century.

  4. Origin: From nickel, the United States five-cent coin, and odeon, which is the Greek word for a theatre.

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