Brit-pop

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noun \ ˈbrit-ˌpäp \
variants: or Britpop

Definition of Brit-pop

:British pop music; specifically :a style of British rock music of the 1990s suggesting a reaction against American grunge and typically featuring catchy melodies and lyrics with distinctively British references
  • Twenty-six-year-old Nashvillian, Belmont graduate and music fan Dave Henton grew up on the Britpop and indie rock of the '90s.
  • —D. Patrick RodgersNashville Scene25 Oct. 2012
often used before another noun
  • Brit-pop music
  • a former Brit-pop rocker

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First Known Use of brit-pop

1986


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