an aggressive, driving, hot style of modern jazz developed by East Coast musicians in the late 1950s as a rejection of the more relaxed, cool style of West Coast jazz.
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a form of jazz originating in the late 1950s that is rhythmically less complex than bop
A type of music resembling the blues that is related to, but more earthy and modal in approach than, straight bop: swing, bop, cool jazz, hard bop, funky jazz (1950s+ Jazz musicians)
[hahrd-bound] /ˈhɑrdˈbaʊnd/ adjective 1. (of a book) with a stiff cover, usually of cloth or leather; casebound.
- Hard breathing
noun phrase Passionate lovemaking (1970s+)
noun 1. candy, often fruit flavored, made by boiling together sugar and corn syrup.
[hahrd-keys] /ˈhɑrdˌkeɪs/ adjective 1. rough and hard-bitten: hard-case juvenile delinquents. noun 1. a rough, hard-bitten person. noun phrase A rough and dangerous person; tough guy: Most of the hardcases knew their rights better than the cops (1836+)