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electronica

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noun elec·tron·i·ca \i-ˌlek-ˈträ-ni-kə\

Simple Definition of electronica

  • : a kind of popular dance music that is produced using electronic equipment (such as synthesizers)

Full Definition of electronica

  1. :  dance music featuring extensive use of synthesizers, electronic percussion, and samples of recorded music or sound

Origin of electronica

probably from New Electronica, recording label of the British firm Beechwood Music Ltd.


First Known Use: 1994

Rhymes with electronica


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