acid house

ac·id house
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-id noun, adjective hous]
    • /ˈæs ɪd noun, adjective haʊs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-id noun, adjective hous]
    • /ˈæs ɪd noun, adjective haʊs/

Definitions of acid house words

  • uncountable noun acid house Acid house is a type of electronic dance music with a strong, repeated rhythm. 3
  • noun acid house a type of funk-based electronically edited disco music of the late 1980s, which has hypnotic sound effects and is associated with hippy culture and the use of the drug ecstasy 3
  • noun acid house Chiefly British. a style of disco music marked by heavy bass and synthesizer rhythms, often associated with the taking of LSD and MDMA. 1
  • noun acid house '80s, '90s dance music style 1
  • noun acid house A style of music from the early rave scene in the UK. 0

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Origin of acid house

First appearance:

before 1985
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1985-90

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Parts of speech for Acid house


acid house popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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