AskDefine | Define nickelodeon

Dictionary Definition

nickelodeon n : a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin [syn: jukebox]

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English

Etymology

From nickel, a five cent coin, and odeon, which is greek for a special type of building.

Noun

  1. An American jukebox operated by nickels.

Extensive Definition

Nickelodeon may refer to:
nickelodeon in German: Nickelodeon (Begriffsklärung)
nickelodeon in Hebrew: ניקלודאון
nickelodeon in Japanese: ニコロデオン

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Gramophone, PA, PA system, Victrola, audio sound system, audiophile, binaural system, bitch box, bullhorn, cartridge, ceramic pickup, changer, cinema, cinematograph, crystal pickup, derived four-channel system, discrete four-channel system, drive-in, four-channel stereo system, hi-fi, hi-fi fan, high-fidelity, intercom, intercommunication system, jukebox, kinematograph, magnetic pickup, monaural system, mono, movie theater, moving-picture theater, needle, phonograph, photoelectric pickup, pickup, picture house, picture palace, public-address system, quadraphonic sound system, radio-phonograph combination, record changer, record player, sound reproduction system, sound truck, squawk box, stereo, stylus, system, tape deck, tape recorder, tone arm, transcription turntable, turntable
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