Definition of acid house noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


acid house

BrE BrE//ˈæsɪd haʊs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæsɪd haʊs//
[uncountable] Styles of music
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a type of electronic music with a strong steady beat, often played at parties where some people take harmful drugs See related entries: Styles of music Culture Acid house first became popular in the US in the mid 1980s and later in Britain. It was played especially at raves or acid house parties, which were often held illegally in large buildings or outdoors, and where drugs such as Ecstasy were often used.
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