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  • n. A form of popular music emphasizing spoken rhymes over heavily rhythmic backing tracks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a type of rhythmic talking, often with accompanying rhythm instruments; same as 7th rap, n..

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

  • n. genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged

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