gram·​o·​phone ˈgra-mə-ˌfōn How to pronounce gramophone (audio)

Examples of gramophone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With five golden gramophones to take home, the singer had the perfect accessories to match her mermaid-style dress with high-neck jeweled detailing. Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 4 Sep. 2023 The gramophone was there; his backpack and his walking stick; his mat rolled up as though there would be another evening and morning. Paul Yoon, The New Yorker, 26 June 2023 The kicker was Beyoncé's golden topper— a flat disc-like hat washed in gold, which nearly resembled her golden gramophone statuettes. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 5 Feb. 2023 Just down the street, O'Keefe's Waterfront Inn nods at the past with its relaxed atmosphere and vintage details such as a gramophone and old photos. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 3 Apr. 2023 My little teenage mind forever blown upon that first listen on my parents’ huge mahogany gramophone. Liza Lentini, SPIN, 2 June 2023 Zelda and Scott used to listen to their gramophone in this nook of the hotel, and a countless number of celebrities have partied here over the last century. Sarah Souli, Robb Report, 12 May 2023 With 33 rooms located in the authentic former mansion of a real Vanderbilt, the property was recently renovated and offers unique experiences, like a wine tasting paired with a vinyl listening session on a vintage gramophone and tea leaf reading sessions with a professional psychic. Maya Kachroo-Levine, Travel + Leisure, 10 Apr. 2023 Likewise, the dress- ing room serves as a familiar home away from home for the five-time Grammy winner, who picked up his latest gramophone statuette for traditional pop vocal album in February. Malina Saval, Variety, 24 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History


from Gramophone, a trademark

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gramophone was in 1887

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“Gramophone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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