radio-gramophone love

radio-gramophone

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Behind them the radio-gramophone was playing dance tunes, softly and continuously.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • For a time they sat disconsolate over the litter of their meal, not talking very much, depressed by rather mournful dance tunes from the radio-gramophone, all about thwarted love.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • Behind them the radio-gramophone was churning out its grievances -

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • Not far away from them a radio-gramophone was churning out a long sequence of records that made private conversation possible even in that crowded room -

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • They shut away the model ships and fire-bucket wastepaper baskets in a store cupboard and introduced a prodigious radio-gramophone; they hung their own pictures in place of the Bartolozzi prints, but the house retained its character, and Roger and Lucy, each in a different way, looked out of place there.

    The Complete Stories

  • Old Jimmy Wyke and his brothers, who played accordions, must practise together and take turn about with the radio-gramophone.

    Died in the Wool

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