Hip-hop



[hip-hop] /ˈhɪpˌhɒp/ Slang.

noun
1.
the popular subculture of big-city teenagers, which includes , break dancing, and graffiti art.
2.
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adjective
3.
of, relating to, or characteristic of this subculture:
the hip-hop generation.
/ˈhɪpˌhɒp/
noun
1.
a US pop culture movement originating in the 1980s comprising rap music, graffiti, and break dancing

Another name for rap music.

Note: The term hip-hop also refers to the speech, fashions, and personal style adopted by many youths, particularly in urban areas.

adj,adj phr

Of or pertaining to contemporary black urban youth culture

n,n phr

[1980s+; echoic, said to have originated with a New York disc jockey called Hollywood]

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