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ragtime

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noun rag·time \ˈrag-ˌtīm\

Simple Definition of ragtime

  • : a type of lively music that is often played on the piano and that was very popular in the U.S. in the early part of the 20th century

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ragtime

  1. 1 :  rhythm characterized by strong syncopation in the melody with a regularly accented accompaniment in stride-piano style

  2. 2 :  music having ragtime rhythm


RAGTIME Defined for Kids

ragtime

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noun rag·time \ˈrag-ˌtīm\

Definition of ragtime for Students

  1. :  music that has a lively melody and a steady rhythm like a march




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