Singing without a live orchestra or band. Originally meaning "without orchestra
," it is a combination of Japanese "kara" meaning "empty/bare-handed
" as in "karate
", and the "okee" sound from the first syllable of "orchestra" as pronounced by Japanese.
The guy who thought up karaoke
created a bar owner's dream, because as patrons provide their own entertainment by singing along with a machine, management saves a fortune by not hiring talented musicians.
A Japanese word commonly mispronounced by Americans. See karate
Karaoke is pronounced Karah-Okay, not Cary-Okey.
Japanese for Tone-deaf
That CD sucked! They're all karaoke
The reason why I doubt whether God
There is no God when every fucking town has a karaoke bar.
I didn't know that the ideal American pop star should be a karaoke singer!
Process by which one sings a song in front of a group of people, with only musical accompanient and scrolling words.
Don't stand. Don't stand so. Don't stand so close to me.