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Definition of "nickelodeon" []

  • An early movie theater charging an admission price of five cents. (noun)
  • A player piano. (noun)
  • A jukebox. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nickelodeon" in a sentence
  • "Inc. Attention will be focused on 50 major neighborhood and downtown theaters, culled from a list of nearly 250 that have dotted the city's landscape since the first "nickelodeon" opened in 1896 at 626 Canal Street."
  • "They seized film, beat up directors and actors, forced audiences out of theaters, smashed the nickelodeon arcades, and set fire to entire city blocks where they were concentrated."
  • "Not until the producers of nickelodeon movies agreed to censor their own material did the mayor rescind his order."
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