What does karaoke mean?

Definitions for karaoke
ˌkær iˈoʊ kikaraoke

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. karaokenoun

    singing popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)

Wiktionary

  1. karaokenoun

    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

  2. Etymology: From カラオケ, from 空 + オケ, abbreviation of オーケストラ, from English orchestra.

Wikipedia

  1. Karaoke

    Karaoke (; Japanese: [kaɾaoke] (listen); カラオケ, clipped compound of Japanese kara 空 "empty" and ōkesutora オーケストラ "orchestra") is a type of interactive entertainment usually offered in clubs and bars, where people sing along to recorded music using a microphone. The music is an instrumental version of a well-known popular song. Lyrics are usually displayed on a video screen, along with a moving symbol, changing colour, or music video images, to guide the singer. In Chinese-speaking countries and regions such as mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, a karaoke box is called a KTV. The global karaoke market has been estimated to be worth nearly $10 billion.

ChatGPT

  1. karaoke

    Karaoke is a form of interactive entertainment or activity where individuals perform songs, typically popular music, in front of an audience using a microphone and public address system, with instrumental or backing tracks playing from a recording. The lyrics are usually displayed on a screen for the singer to follow. It originated from Japan and is popular worldwide.

Wikidata

  1. Karaoke

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of karaoke in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of karaoke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of karaoke in a Sentence

  1. Nicolas Cage:

    I once had brunch with Warren Beatty, and I said, Do you have any idea how lucky you are that you were Warren Beatty in the 70s, before everyone had a cellphone with a video camera ? Warren Beatty just smiled. Its so true, you go to a karaoke bar with a male friend in the neighborhood, the bar says no videotaping and suddenly, theres two different videos of you doing karaoke. Who did that ? Who exposed the videotape ? Who sold it ?

  2. Poshu Yeung:

    It's exactly during this period of time the usage of karaoke jumped like 30% to 50%, depending on the countries, a lot of users are actually staying home, listening to music.

  3. Television Debra Birnbaum:

    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.

  4. Zach Galifianakis:

    It’s been a real launching pad for whites, you have'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.' James Corden has' Carpool Karaoke.' What’s next in lazy car-based, non-comedy ?

  5. Alex Walker:

    He likes to sing karaoke and embarrass Matt and I every chance he can get.

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