Syncopated



adjective
1.
marked by syncopation:
syncopated rhythm.
2.
cut short; abbreviated.
verb (used with object), syncopated, syncopating.
1.
Music.

to place (the accents) on beats that are normally unaccented.
to treat (a passage, piece, etc.) in this way.

2.
Grammar. to contract (a word) by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in reducing Gloucester to Gloster.
verb (transitive)
1.
(music) to modify or treat (a beat, rhythm, note, etc) by syncopation
2.
to shorten (a word) by omitting sounds or letters from the middle

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