reggae

noun reg·gae \ ˈre-(ˌ)gā , ˈrā- \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of reggae

: popular music of Jamaican origin that combines native styles with elements of rock and soul music and is performed at moderate tempos with the accent on the offbeat

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Origin and Etymology of reggae

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Definition of reggae for English Language Learners

  • : popular music that is originally from Jamaica and that combines native styles with elements of rock and soul music


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