acid house


Definition of acid house

: house music that usually features a driving tempo and heavily distorted synthesized sound effects : house

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First Known Use of acid house

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Acid house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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