au·​dio·​cas·​sette ˌȯ-dē-(ˌ)ō-kə-ˈset How to pronounce audiocassette (audio)
: an audiotape recording mounted in a cassette

Examples of audiocassette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the original tale from legendary director and co-screenwriter Takuma Takasaki, Yakusho portrays Hirayama, a seemingly nondescript custodial worker in the Japanese capital who enjoys taking photos of trees in the park and listening to his extensive audiocassette collection. Gregory Ellwood, Los Angeles Times, 30 Nov. 2023 Lou Ottens, the Dutch inventor of the audiocassette tape, died this month at 94. Mike Kerrigan, WSJ, 26 Mar. 2021

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Word History


audio- + cassette

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of audiocassette was in 1967

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“Audiocassette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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