ska

noun \ ˈskä \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ska

: popular music of Jamaican origin that combines elements of traditional Caribbean rhythms and jazz

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Origin and Etymology of ska

perhaps alteration of 3scat


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ska

noun

Definition of ska for English Language Learners

  • : a type of fast popular music that combines elements of traditional Caribbean rhythms and jazz


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