noun \ˈjük-ˌbäks\

: a machine that plays music when money is put into it

Full Definition of JUKEBOX

:  a coin-operated phonograph or compact-disc player that automatically plays recordings selected from its list

Origin of JUKEBOX

from dialect jukehouse brothel, from juke to have sexual intercourse with, of Atlantic Creole origin; akin to Jamaican English juk to poke, stab, Krio chuk
First Known Use: 1939


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