silent disco

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people dancing at a silent disco

silent disco (plural silent discos)

  1. (music) An event at which people dance to music that is transmitted through wireless headphones rather than played over a speaker system.
    • 2017 June 26, Alexis Petridis, “Glastonbury 2017 verdict: Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Lorde, Stormzy and more”, in the Guardian[1]:
      You heard “oh, Jeremy Corbyn” everywhere: at the silent disco, during Radiohead’s Friday night headlining set, midway through the Other stage appearance by rapper Stormzy, who gamely joined in.

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