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1.
A slang term for television.
“Parents complain about the quality of the shows but don't prevent their children from gluing themselves to the boob tube” (David Owen)
by illEATurHARTout April 13, 2004
 
2.
1) American slang (circa 1980) for the television, and serving as a bargaining tool by parents in disciplining their children, who referred to the time wasted watching it, and lowering their IQ too, hence "boob tube"
Turn that boob tube off and do your homework!
by jrh5356 April 19, 2005
 
3.
The new opiate of the people. A electronic box containing a video screen and a speaker, watched by millions of cretins too lazy to go out and get a life. Boob tube watchers get a bad case of half-closed eyes and half-open mouths.
If you watch too much boob tube, you will end up looking like Cletus the Slack-Jawed Yokel.
by Joao Bufamarillo May 14, 2005
 
4.
very skimpy piece of material covering a chicks tits, giving easy access to said tits to anyone so wishing
Sally likes wearing boob tubes because she likes to show off her rack.
by Tap3k January 21, 2003
 
5.
television. Negative connotation.
I see you're watching the boob tube again. Don't you think 6 hours of t.v. watching is enough for one day?
by Bungalow Bill January 30, 2002
 
6.
a television set
daughter:hey mom im going to watch the boobtube would u like to join me?
mom: no thanks sweetheart i watched a lot of the boobtube last ngith with ur father, well i didnt technically watch it *snicker*
by jasv August 31, 2003
 
7.
Television
Can you turn on the Boob Tube
by barrage22 April 18, 2010