sound truck

sound truck
noun
a truck equipped with a loudspeaker and used for advertising
Hypernyms: ↑truck, ↑motortruck

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noun
: a truck equipped with a loudspeaker for broadcasting speeches or music (as for an advertising purpose or in a political campaign)

sound trucks drive slowly through the streets blaring forth the candidate's appeal

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a truck carrying a loudspeaker from which speeches, music, etc., are broadcast, as for advertising, campaigning, or the like.
[1935-40]

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sound truck,
U.S. a truck with one or more loudspeakers, used in making public announcements.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sound truck — noun Date: 1936 a truck equipped with a loudspeaker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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