videoke

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of video +‎ karaoke.

Noun[edit]

videoke (countable and uncountable, plural videokes)

  1. (Philippines) A karaoke; 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.
    • 2016, Christine Bacareza Balance, Tropical Renditions: Making Musical Scenes in Filipino America:
      “Generously coated in candy-colored skulls and psychedelic scenes of suffering,” the videoke machine, as Manila-based pop critic Alice Sarmiento describes it, plays a loop of a “muzak rendition” of Sinatra's anthem, its lyrics superimposed over video and tabloid headlines about the killings "with the words going up in flames as the song played."

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English videoke.

Noun[edit]

videoke

  1. a karaoke; 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. a karaoke session

Verb[edit]

videoke

  1. to perform karaoke

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