noun \ˈtrip-ˌhäp\

Definition of TRIP-HOP

:  electronic dance music usually based on a slow hip-hop beat and incorporating hypnotic synthesized and prerecorded sounds

Origin of TRIP-HOP

probably blend of 2trip (high from a psychedelic drug) + hip-hop
First Known Use: 1989


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