Definition of jukebox noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒuːkbɒks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒuːkbɑːks//
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a machine in a pub, bar, etc. that plays music when you put coins into it Their favourite song was playing on the jukebox. Word Origin 1930s: from Gullah juke ‘disorderly’ + box ‘container’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jukebox