What does karaoke mean?
Definitions for karaoke
ˌkær iˈoʊ kikaraoke
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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
Etymology: From カラオケ, from 空 + オケ, abbreviation of オーケストラ, from English orchestra.
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.
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.
Song lyrics by karaoke -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by karaoke on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of karaoke in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of karaoke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of karaoke in a Sentence
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 ?
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 ?
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.
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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- كراوكي, كاراوكهArabic
- karaokeCatalan, Valencian
- کارائوکه, کارائوکیPersian
- 노래방, 가라오케Korean
- Magnificat & Nunc DimittisLatin
- karaoke, караокеSerbo-Croatian
- வெற்றிசைப்பாடல், கரோக்கி, கரோக்கேTamil
- карао́ке, караокеUkrainian
- caraôkê, karaokeVietnamese
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