American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Popular music of Jamaican origin having elements of calypso and rhythm and blues, characterized by a strongly accentuated offbeat.
- n. music A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line, percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.
- n. popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar
- Jamaican English, ultimately from rege-rege, ragged clothing, probably from rag1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady.”
“Stand-up comic and actor Bob Marley admits that sharing a name with a certain reggae superstar has had its ups and downs.”
“The dub reggae group, known for covering popular artists, including The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Radiohead, are joined by dance group”
“Cutting edge meets tradition in German reggae artist Gentleman”
“+ ordering three pizzas at 2: 30AM and listening to reggae from the TV”
“If you don’t know what I mean, you probably haven’t heard The Slackers, the excellent, soul-patched New York City scenesters who have been touring forever and who dabble equally in reggae, jazz, and soul.”
“Young’s evocation of reggae is not located in language or even a evoking of the discourse of reggae.”
“Its collage style, which mixes archival footage, news clips and interviews, subtly mirrors the surreal effect of the dub reggae on its soundtrack, tracing the experience of black immigrants in postwar England.”
“Empresarios touch on everything from dub reggae and modern Brazilian beats to cumbia and trippy downtempo rhythms.”
“Design regulars Paul Jefferies, Jon Willard, Matt Hope and Marcus Connolly warm up the main room, there's dub reggae from BCB Project in the outdoor glitterball garden and not forgetting DJ Chief playing R&B in the Lounge.”
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Good for intermediate and advanced spellers and anybody who wants to use words with precision
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
list of music genres - anything. even the most obscure sub-genres of sub-genres
dem woodz assoseeated wit da reegae mon..
( Reggae, Rastafari, Rasta, Jamaica, Zion, Haile Selassie, Africa, Caribbean )
( slang, randomness )
a list of musical genres
Made up words from songs
...with the Sound of Music.
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