trip-hop

noun
\ ˈtrip-ˌhäp How to pronounce trip-hop (audio) \

Definition of trip-hop

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

First Known Use of trip-hop

1989, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trip-hop

probably blend of trip entry 2 (high from a psychedelic drug) + hip-hop

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The first known use of trip-hop was in 1989

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“Trip-hop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trip-hop. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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