Definitions

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  • noun slang, countable, especially Jamaican A party or rave.
  • noun slang, uncountable, music, especially Jamaican Dancehall music.

Etymologies

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bash +‎ -ment

Examples

  • I really love juke, footwork, bass music, bashment, garage, etc., and I hate restricting myself to just one thing.

    Taryn Haight: 10 Electronic Music Acts to Catch at SXSW

  • He's joined on a tantalising double bill by Jamie xx who, during the course of XOYO's lifetime, has gone from being the mussy-haired kid prodding the drum machine at the back of the xx to becoming one of the country's most in-demand remixers and DJs, well-versed in everything from bashment to disco.

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  • I really love juke, footwork, bass music, bashment, garage, etc., and I hate restricting myself to just one thing.

    Taryn Haight: 10 Electronic Music Acts to Catch at SXSW

  • Evolve or Be Extinct covers house, hip-hop, electro, bashment, comic skits and, oh yes, a bit of grime.

    Wiley: Evolve or Be Extinct – review

  • The self-styled "veteran soldier from the south-east with a swagger and a bop from mi heel to mi top", Jimmy Screech may be the man to push the capital's bashment scene firmly into the mainstream.

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  • Etiquette presents this exclusive Valentines affair where DJs Big Business, Chino Monee, Entertainment Family, DJ Daz, Good Vibez Crew and Much bring the very best in r'n'b, hip hop, bashment, reggae, funky and much more.

    Voice Online

  • And even bashment; artists like Beenie Man and Bounty Killer have been around for years.

    Voice Online

  • For all its jazz, soul, spoken word and hip-hop, U Street really isn't U Street without at least one good reggae bashment.

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  • Wildfire, Entertainment Family, DJ Easy Rider and more will be supplying the very best in funky house, old skool garage, r'n'b, hip hop, bashment and slow jams.

    Voice Online

  • A big Consortium bashment at the end of the semester.

    Diary of a Heretic

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